Today in the media page for BMW loomed what appeared spy photos. Far from it, this is the new BMW 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid, a prototype that the brand is still developing and still presents camouflaged. His presentation could be made over the next year.
Under a BMW 3 Series body restyling even camouflaged the new hybrid bet brand hides, which too much data yet known. For now what we know is his mechanics, which has presented its data in the BMW Group Innovation Days 2014.
He tells us that BMW 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid hiding under your skin a 2.0 turbo petrol engine with a battery pack and electric drive. We do not report accurate data, but announced a combined capacity of 245 horses (like a 328i) and a torque of 400 Nm.
BMW 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid, first official details
In turn we confirm an average consumption of only 2 l / 100 km and 50 g / km of CO2 emissions. The advantage of this new project is the ability to plug into the network and charge a lithium-ion battery located under the boot floor.
Connecting to the network get an electric range of about 35 kilometers, which does not know yet how soon the battery to charge. Yes you can, however, circular electric mode up to 120 km / h, so its use is not limited only to city.
As is usual in brand models will feature various driving modes that have different combinations for the powertrain. So, have Sport, Comfort or EcoPro ways that reward each type of driving. His arrival on the market is not expected before 2016, together with the restyling of the sedan that we should meet throughout 2015.