Up to the sixth generation of BMW 3 Series!Initially, the manufacturer presents the sedan.
First element: the dimensions.Germany’s widening (+ 3.7 cm at the front and 4.7 cm at the back) and extends from 9.3 cm compared to the predecessor.The wheelbase increased by 5 cm including benefits to the comfort of rear passengers (knee space up 1.5 cm …) Despite this growth spurt, the car does not overweight and loses up to 40 kg of the balance.
Side look, the lowest contour of the nose accentuate the sporty appearance.Long bonnet, door-to-reduced front overhang, “glass” remote point in the same direction.Atmosphere 6 Series program!
At the launch, the sedan will be offered with a catalog of four blocks.
The 328i setting a four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged 245 hp and 350 Nm (0 to 100 km / h in 5.9 s / Combined consumption: 6.4 l/100km).
A cut above the 335i setting a six-cylinder 3.0-liter turbocharged 306 hp and 400 Nm, is announced more efficient and more sober than the predecessor.
Next diesel, the 320d four-cylinder develops 184 hp and 380 Nm 320d EfficientDynamics version for its claims an average of 4.1 l/100 km of diesel (109 g / km CO2) despite its power of 163 hp .
The company announces that new mechanics will follow, and the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 in the fall of 2012.
6 speed manual transmission or automatic 8
All engines can be combined with the optional automatic transmission with eight reports.BMW announces that it allows the same level of consumption-even-lower compared to models with the six-speed manual gearbox, comes standard.
This sixth generation incorporates the HUD color system Surround View, complete functions and Side View Top View, which shows the car top view.Assistant trajectories, speed regulator active-distance and Stop & Go system info-route in real time are also present.BMW announces the arrival of open system “hands free” as the trunk of the Volkswagen Passat.
The new 3 Series comes in three finishes: “Sport”, “Luxury” and “Modern”.The M Sport package will meanwhile launched in the summer.
As the big sister 5 Series, the compact has a series of regulatory control of the dynamic behavior with the Eco Pro mode and Stop & Start system.