The Bavarian automaker has introduced the first in the history of the production version of the hybrid 3-Series on the basis of modifications 335i. The new BMW 3 ActiveHybrid joined the already produced BMW 5-series of the same name. Under the hood of new items is a standard 3.0-liter gasoline turbo engine capacity of 306 hp (400 nm), and makes it an electric motor built into the crankcase 8-speed automatic.
The maximum speed of the sedan is limited to 250 km/h. For electric power meets a set of lithium-ion batteries, which “eat” 90 liters of luggage compartment volume. A maximum speed when driving on electricity reaches 75 km/h.
Outwardly to distinguish a new BMW 3-Series ActiveHybrid is easiest for the exclusive wheel disks Stremline, are available only to this modification as well as the relevant nameplate and chromeplated branch pipes of the exhaust system. Although the car was as much as 135 kg heavier than the conventional gasoline version, the average consumption of the hybrid combined cycle is 5.9 liters per hundred versus 7.9 liters per 100 km for modification 335i. European sales of the new BMW 3 ActiveHybrid began in late 2013 till the price from 39,800 euros.