The new 330e – a plug in hybrid
which 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 6.0 seconds with a 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.
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.
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 is 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 which 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.
Contact John Clark BMW in Aberdeen or Tayside, Dundee Today!
Learn more about the new BMW 330e today by contacting your nearest John Clark BMW dealership in Aberdeen or Tayside, Dundee. Otherwise, visit our BMW showrooms in person and our friendly sales team will be happy to book your in for a test drive and talk you through all the specification and price options available with the new BMW 3 Series Hybrid.
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