The long wait is almost over as BMW has confirmed plans to unveil the 2012 3-Series on October 14th.

The long wait is almost over as BMW has confirmed plans to unveil the 2012 3-Series on October 14th.

No details were released, but the upcoming model was recently caught undisguised and resembles a smaller version of the 5-Series. Additionally, the car will be longer than its predecessor and offer improved rear seat legroom.

An extensive engine lineup is expected and a hybrid could be introduced with a turbocharged 3.0-liter petrol engine and a 54 PS (40 kW / 54 hp) electric motor.

As always, stay tuned to WCF for full coverage of the car's unveiling.

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