The Socialite Takes the BMW 320d GT for a Spin

This week Chia Kougianos got behind the wheel of a BMW 320d GT. Find out what went down when heels and wheels combined in one exhilarating week of driving…

It’s been said that the all-new BMW 320 brings inspiration to every journey so The Socialite’s Chia Kougianos set out on a little road trip in Cape Town to test drive it first-hand. After all, it has a lot of power and a lot of style – what more could a Socialite want?

We soon discovered that in following in the footsteps of its big brother the 5 Series GT, the 3 Series shares many of its previous advantages with a few welcome additions. There are four models available locally – three petrol and one diesel with four packages available in total. This includes the 3 GT – modern line, luxury line, sport line and the M sport package. Each has its own set of standard features and entertainment systems.

Here form, comfort and design merge together to create a harmonious blend and all that is left is to feel the power of the car. Enter its ability to endure 225 kW with a maximum torque of 400 Nm and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.4 seconds and it offers strong performance while still being fun to drive.

You’re also met with a stunning interior and an equally impressive exterior which makes for a truly striking first impression. The BMW 320d has the elegance of a coupé teamed with the power of a muscle car.  Aesthetics and functionality form an impressive entity and when it comes to the all-new BMW 320 GT as it both impresses and thrills. It’s simultaneously powerful yet dynamic which are the unmistakable signature of BMW.

When it comes to driving a new car for the first time there are so many elements at play. Is it built for comfort? Is it built for speed? What about the design and style aspects? Enter the BMW 320 GT and it ticks all the boxes. It offers both an impressive sense of space and great design elements making it the perfect addition.

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