More commonly known as BMW, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG was founded in 1916 as an aircraft engine manufacturer. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, BMW produces cars in its homeland and in the US and UK, among other countries.
The luxury and performance-oriented 3 Series is one of BMW’s most popular models. It’s been offered in many body styles over the years ranging from coupes to convertibles to hatchbacks to wagons. SUV-wise, the X Series comes in X1 through X7 flavors.