Road test: BMW 330d Touring

Road test: BMW 330d Touring
Road test: BMW 330d Touring

The excellent 3 Series receives a fiery 3.0- litre, straight-six diesel engine and bags more space in the rear but has that been at the expense of performance? AOL Cars clambers into the 'Ultimate Driving Machine' to find out...

What is it?

A favourite among the middle classes, management types, traffic cops – anyone in fact. Now in its sixth generation, the BMW 3 Series Touring has been a classic in estate car circles for thirty years. And, in 330d form it's the most powerful diesel in the range.