BMW introduced the most powerful version of its 3 Series M340i and M340i xDrive. Their public debut will be held at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which will start on November 28.
The sale of the new Bavarian brand brand in Europe will begin next spring. Car prices will be announced later.
The BMW M340i has a 3.0-liter petrol engine with a horsepower of 385 horsepower. With this unit, the sedan accelerates to 100 km / h in 4.4 seconds. The engine works along with the eight-speed Sport Steptronic automatic transmission. The maximum speed is limited to 250 km / h.
The company introduced the new 3-Series at the Paris Motor Show. The limousine dimensions are: 4709 mm long, 1827 mm wide and 1442 mm high. The car is 85 mm longer, 16 mm wide and 1 mm higher than its predecessor. The wheelbase size increased by 41 mm – up to 2851 mm.
The center of gravity of the BMW 3 Series is 10 mm long and the weight distribution of the axle is excellent – 50:50. The weight of the sedan is reduced by 55 kg, while the body weight and suspension increase by 15-20%. The company said that the new product has the lowest frontal aerodynamic drag coefficient in its class, which is 0.23.
In addition, the new BMW 3 Series has a completely modified suspension – the sedan was the first model of the Bavarian brand with special "smart" shock absorbers.