The strip tease continues as our spy photographers have caught the 2012 BMW 3-Series wearing minimal camouflage.

The strip tease continues as our spy photographers have caught the 2012 BMW 3-Series wearing a reduced amount of camouflage.

Looking larger than ever before, the redesigned model will adopt styling that mimics the 5-Series. Notable highlights include a prominent grille, a V-shaped hood, and L-shaped taillights.

Engine options are slated to include the usual suspects as well as a turbocharged 2.0-liter that develops 245 PS (180 kW / 242 hp) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. Additionally, there will be a hybrid variant which pairs a 306 PS (225 kW / 300 hp) turbocharged 3.0-liter engine with a 54 PS (40 kW / 54 hp) electric motor.

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