BMW has officially unveiled the sedan 3-Series new generation, which received index F30. Presentation of the new items was held in Munich, and the world premiere of “3-Series” sixth generation passed at the motor show in Detroit in 2012. As the creators say the car, the new BMW 3-Series (F30) is a sports model, which is designed to give the pleasure of driving. Externally, the sedan has adopted a number of characteristic features of the older models, but differs unusual air intake in the front bumper, which is connected with the side vents, as well as the extended head optics, passing in the radiator grille. Taillights new items made in the style of the BMW 5-Series (F10).
Configuration and price of the BMW 3-Series 2016.
|316i Special Edition||$34,200||1.6 petrol (136 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
|320i Special Edition||$35,400||2.0 petrol (184 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
|320i xDrive||$37,100||2.0 petrol (184 hp)||Manual (6)||full|
|320d xDrive Sport Line||$39,900||2.0 Diesel (184 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|328i||$40,140||2.0 petrol (245 hp)||Manual (6)||rear|
|328i xDrive||$41,700||2.0 petrol (245 hp)||Manual (6)||full|
|320d xDrive Luxury Line||$45,400||2.0 Diesel (184 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|335i xDrive||$50,100||3.0 petrol (306 hp)||Manual (6)||full|
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According to its dimensions, the new BMW 3 F30 surpasses its predecessor in length by 93 mm (4624 mm), and the value of the wheelbase has increased by 50 mm – up to 2810 mm. This not only helped to slightly increase the available space for the feet of rear passengers, but also provided a 20-liter increase in the trunk to obmom which now amounts to 480 liters. The total weight of the new BMW 3-Series F30 decreased by 40 kg – up to 1415 kg, and the drag coefficient improved to 0.26. All this made the car more economical, but even more important role in this aspect plays included in the standard equipment of the system “Start / Stop” Brake Energy Regeneration and tires with reduced rolling resistance.
The basis of the new 3-Series the sixth generation BMW is offered with a six-speed manual gearbox, but for the first time in the history of this model, customers can order a car with an 8-speed automatic transmission. In addition, already in the database novelty can boast the presence of mechatronic chassis system and Drive Performance Control, which allows the individual to choose the settings of various controls and electronic systems. Initially, the basic version of the sedan was the modification of the 328i, equipped with a 245-strong petrol “four” 2.0-liter twin-turbocharged and developing peak torque of 350 Nm. With him a new BMW 3-Series gains a hundred places at 5.9 seconds and a top speed limited to 250 km/h.
This engine provides the acceleration of the sedan up to a hundred in 5.5 seconds and top speed is limited by the same 250 km/h. Diesel engines represented 2.0-liter turbocharged units producing 163 hp on the 320d EfficientDynamics and 184 hp – In the 320d, peak torque is 380 Nm which. In the spring of 2012 a new “three-ruble note” BMW began to set more modest diesel Power 116 hp (260 nm) and a version 316d 143 hp (320 Nm) – on the 318d, and the 184-horsepower (270 Nm) petrol engine in the 320i.
There is also a hybrid version ActiveHybrid 3 will receive the same technical stuffing, which recently introduced sedan BMW ActiveHybrid 5 . It is a 3.0-liter petrol TwinTurbo power of 306 hp, working together with the 8-speed automatic transmission and 54-horsepower electric motor. Average fuel consumption of this modification is claimed at 6.4 liters per hundred.
As an option for the new BMW 3-Series F30 is available rearview camera system with circular view, the system of automatic parking, ConnectedDrive multimedia system with access to the Internet, active cruise control, color projection display, as well as M-sport package with low to 10 mm suspension, chrome exhaust pipes, exclusive paint finishes, interior trim and sport 18- or 19-inch alloy wheels. European sales of the new BMW 3-series F30 body began in February 2012, prices for a novelty in Germany start at 35,350 euros for diesel “three-ruble note” 320d and 43 600 euros – for the modification of petrol 335i.
Sales of the new BMW 3 F30 started on February 11, 2012. The car can be ordered in one of four versions. The most affordable is the 316i petrol version with a 1.6-liter petrol engine capacity of 136 hp and an 8-speed automatic transmission. The cost of this car starts at $34,200.
Purchase a new BMW 3-Series in 2015 with a powerful 3.0-liter petrol engine capacity of 306 hp It can be as low as $50,100. And the extra charge for the machine is still $2,100. Already in the base car is equipped with six airbags, ABS and ESP, fog lights, light sensors and rain, dual-zone climate control, full power accessories, factory audio system with MP3, heated front seats and alloy wheels.