And it will be making its public debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, later on this month.
BMW has officially introduced yet another model which will be debuting at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, in less than a couple of weeks. We are talking about a new member of the popular 3-Series family which has been called the 330e plug-in hybrid. The model in question has been based on the facelifted version of the 3-Series sedan and it is making use of a hybrid system.
This consists of the 2.0 liter petrol unit, producing 184 HP (135 kW), backed up by an electric motor, rated at 88 HP (65 kW), which has been mounted on the front axle. BMW says that the total output of the assembly stands at 252 HP (185 kW), with a peak torque of 420 Nm (310 lb-ft). Thanks to these figures, the vehicle needs just 6.1 seconds in order to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) and it can go up to a top speed of 225 km/h (140 mph).
The average fuel consumption figures of the brand new BMW 330e plug-in hybrid stand at 1.9 – 2.1 liters / 100 km, with the CO2 emissions stopping at 44 – 49 g/km. The “green” German car can travel in full electric mode for up to 40 km (25 miles) at speeds up to 120 km/h (75 mph) and it has a total range of 600 km (373 miles). More details on it are limited at this time and will be announced during the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.