BMW 3 Series Long Wheelbase unveiled ahead of Auto China 2012 Debut image

The international automobile trade fair Auto China 2012 in Beijing is coming in is coming in under 3 weeks and BMW has just unveiled the 3 Series Long Wheelbase Sedan.

As expected, this vehicle will be the Chinese market only and will go head-to-head with the Audi A4L..
The F30 3er Li will be manufactured in China and the extended platform will be the same one used for the upcoming BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo.

The new 3-Series L ides on an extended 2,920mm (114.9 inches) wheelbase, which is 110mm (4.3 inches) longer than that of the regular that is also offered in China, increasing the car’s length to 4,734mm (186.4 inches).

It is available in three engine versions delivering 135 kW / 184 bhp in the BMW 320Li, 180 kW / 245 bhp in the BMW 328Li, or 225 kW / 306 bhp in the BMW 335Li. All variants are fitted as standard with an eight speed automatic transmission.