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Geneva Show Preview: A light little mover

BMW has announced the introduction of the BMW 130i, a car powered by the world’s lightest six-cylinder petrol engine. The new car boasts 258bhp and 221lb-ft of torque and a combined fuel consumption figure of 31.4mpg.

The 3.0-litre straight-six petrol engine powers the car from 0 to 62mph in 6.2 seconds and on to a top speed of 155mph.

The 130i goes on sale in the UK in autumn 2005. Prices will be announced at a later date.

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