When introducing the BMW 330e, BMW insisted that the Hybrid version should deliver all of the advantages of an electric vehicle without compromising the driver experience. They certainly did not disappoint. The 330e hybrid, available at John Clark BMW in Aberdeen and Tayside, Dundee, blends an electric motor which a TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder petrol engine to deliver an all-electric range of up to 41 miles and a combined range of 372 miles. Not only that, but this BMW 3 Series Hybrid has combined peak output of 252hp and 420Nm of torque giving it the power to accelerate from 0-62mph in a mere 6.1 seconds with combined fuel consumption of 138mpg. The BMW 3 Series is an obvious front runner for the brand, glorified for its supreme quality and unparalleled performance capabilities. However, thanks to BMW’s new battery cell technology, this Plug-in hybrid (PHEV) addition delivers a more appealing blend of driving pleasure and efficiency, raising the bar even higher.
As alternatives to the entry model, the new BMW 330e offers SE, Sport Line and M Sport versions, each providing a different level of standard specification and a varying BMW 330e price.A full range of driver assistance systems are available to optimise comfort and safety – ranging from the Park Assistant including reverse assistant, which is standard on all BMW 330e models, to the optional Driving Assistant Professional with steering and lane guidance system. Preheating and pre-conditioning of the interior are standard on all models. Here the energy of the high-voltage battery is also used to power the auxiliary heating. At low outdoor temperatures, the interior can be heated prior to setting off even if the battery charge status is low. For optimum sports appeal, this BMW 3 Series Hybrid offers a model-specific sound design that distributes an appropriate engine noise for emotional impact. Choose to add an acoustic pedestrian protection function to your new BMW 330e, so that those about to cross the road can hear the car approaching when it is in electric-only mode for added safety. They really have thought of everything.
To save space, the new BMW 330’s electric motor is integrated into the eight-speed Steptronic transmission making it only 15mm longer than the corresponding versions for conventionally powered BMW 3 Series saloons. The 12.0kWh lithium-ion high-voltage battery in the new BMW 330e is positioned beneath the rear seats, while the fuel tank is located above the rear axle to ensure optimal luggage capacity. The total storage volume is 375 litres but can be increased by folding down the rear-seat backrests which are configured in a 40:20:40 split.
Available with a Benefit-in-Kind rate between 10% to 37% and a WLTP CO2 emissions range of 189-37g/km, with the BMW 330e offering the lowest for each, the BMW 3 Series Saloon is the perfect work solution.
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