A round up of the week’s new car launches in bite-sized chunks.

News this week from BMW, Chevrolet and Peugeot.

13 May 2012

BMW unveils its fifth generation of 3 Series Touring

The best all-rounder available? BMW’s new 3 Series Touring

  • BMW has revealed its latest 3 Series Touring, with UK sales beginning in September.
  • The launch range will comprise of 320d, 328i and 330d, priced at £29,380 t0 £34,700 before options.
  • 330d reaches 155mph, 0-60 in 5.6 seconds yet still achieves a combined average of 55.4mpg.

14 May 2012

Chevrolet to unveil the Trax at the Paris motor show

Chevrolet’s Trax will join a growing range of smaller SUVs later in 2012

  • Due to be unveiled at this year’s Paris motorshow is the Chevrolet Trax, a new compact SUV.
  • European sales will begin in spring 2013, the new compact model reportedly seating five in comfort.
  • Drivetrain and equipment details will be announced later this year.

16 May 2012

Peugeot reintroduces the Roland Garros tag on special edition 207 and 308 CCs

Anyone for tennis? Peugeot’s 207 CC and 308 CC Roland Garros special editions

  • Special edition Roland Garros Peugeots are once again available, this time in the form of the popular 207 CC and 308 CC.
  • Both models are available in black or white paintwork with additional equipment over the standard range including special leather interiors with Roland Garros motifs.
  • 207 CC is available with the VTi 120 and HDi 112 engines starting at £18,795.
  • The larger 308 CC comes with THP 156, THP 200 and HDi 163 powerplants and costs from £25,845.
  • All models are available to order now, in time for the Roland Garros French Tennis Open.
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