GENEVA — The recent Geneva auto show serves as the backdrop for BMW AG's unveiling of it second-generation 3-series compact. The car is 21-cm (8.3 ins.) shorter than the sedan and has a special sports suspension. At launch this summer it will be offered with two powerplant options — a 115-hp 4-cyl. (316ti) and a 193-hp V-6 (325ti). Additional engine variants and a diesel engine will be available later this year. The model also is the first to use the company's new Valvetronic engine ...
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