Alistair Brownlee and his BMW 3 Series Touring

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Why I can't help feeling smugSince BMW have sponsored me I've driven a variety of models but my new BMW 3 Series Touring is probably the favourite so far. I'm lucky enough to live near the Yorkshire countryside and lots of wide open country roads really allows me to enjoy driving such an exciting, but also luxury car.

The car really looks the business. I'm certainly not a poser, but I can't help feeling just a bit smug when I'm cruising round. On days when I feel like living life to the full, I can flick into Sport mode. But if I'm driving passengers around I keep the car in Comfort mode, it tends to keep them a little calmer when I'm driving.

Even though I'm enjoying driving a premium car, I am still a Yorkshire man, so the car's economical features are really important to me. I don't like to be driving around watching the fuel tank empty. So when I look down at the dashboard and see my average is over 40mpg, even after I've had it in Sport mode, it makes me very happy!

The boot is a great size and holds all my kit really easily, which is good as I've got loads. I've got a brilliant bike rack which sits on the top of my car, a very handy addition, thanks BMW.

I'm a big fan of my new 3 Series Touring and I think it's fair to say all my mates are jealous.

BMW 3 Series Touring

BMW 3 Series Touring