BMW 1 Series High-line and 3 Series High-line announced

February 25, 2013

BMW has announced new ‘High-line’ limited edition versions of the current BMW 1 Series and 3 Series coupe and convertible. The special variants provide up to $4000 in added value for the 1 Series, and up to $15,000 for the 3 Series.

Starting with the 1 Series High-line, the coupe and convertible will be available in just three colours; Space Grey, Black Sapphire, and Mineral White. The interior is contrasted in Boston leather upholstery in Tabacco with Platinum stitching.

Equipment extras include a set of 18-inch double-spoke alloy wheels, while the driver is treated to the Innovations package which includes Business satellite navigation, and bi-xenon headlights with auto high beams.

Just 25 coupe High-lines and 25 convertible High-lines will be made, available in most engine trim levels, from March.

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As for the 3 Series coupe and convertible High-line, also available from March, the 320d receives the biggest jump in added value. The coupe and convertible come with a harman/kardon sound system, electric seats, anti-dazzle interior and exterior mirrors, parking sensors, Professional-grade satellite navigation, and a set of 18-inch star spoke ‘189’ alloy wheels, all as standard.

The 325i adds 19-inch alloy wheels, and all of the equipment that the 320d High-line gets above, although, some of the features are already standard on the 325i. Topping out the range, the 335i High-line gets a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Prices for the BMW 1 Series coupe/convertible High-line are as follows (excluding on-road costs):

118d Convertible High-line – $56,262
120i Convertible High-line – $56,262
125i Convertible High-line – $68,200
123d Convertible High-line $70,562

120i Coupe High-line – $50,462
125i Coupe High-line – $58,662
123d Coupe High-line – $61,262

Prices for the BMW 3 Series coupe/convertible High-line are as follows (excluding on-road costs):

320d Coupe High-line – $64,900
325i Coupe High-line – $69,900
335i Coupe High-line – $99,900

320d Convertible High-line – $77,900
325i Convertible High-line – $82,900
335i Convertible High-line – $112,900

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.