BMW will launch the 3 series diesel (335d) and the X5d on the US market this October.Both models are getting BMW’s dual turbocharged 3.0L inline six diesel starting this fall.

The 265-hp, 425-lb.ft. torque monster will make these vehicles among the most fuel-efficient and best performing vehicles in their class.

The BMW 335d featuring Advanced Diesel with BluePerformance for maximum output of 265 hp and peak torque of 425 lb-ft. will provide a clear and convincing demonstration of these qualities. On the road, this means acceleration from 0–62 mph in 6.2 seconds and average fuel economy of 23/33 mpg (city/highway, provisional data).

The BMW X5 xDrive35d offers sporting character through BMW Advanced Diesel with BluePerformance, while standing out as a high-torque Sports Activity Vehicle with excellent qualities for long-distance motoring. The BMW X5 xDrive35d accelerates from 0–62 mph in just 7.2 seconds and offers average fuel economy of at least 19/25 mpg (city/highway, provisional data).

BMW will announced pricing in the next couple months.

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Source: bmw blog

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  (666) posted on 05.13.2010

Did you know that BMW has been producing diesel engines since 1983? For BMW fans, you will definitely love the BMW 335d.

  (5) posted on 04.22.2008

I’d say its about time.

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