The new BMW X3 has become a hybrid with a consumption of 2.4 l per 100 km

The new BMW X3 has become a hybrid with a consumption of 2.4 l per 100 km

March 7, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

In the family of crossovers appeared modification xDrive30e

In December 2019, BMW will begin production of a hybrid BMW X3 – xDrive30e. The crossover will be able to pass on the electric traction up to 50 kilometers, and its consumption in the combined cycle will be 2.4 liters per 100 kilometers. Four-wheel drive xDrive in such a SUV is active in any mode of operation of the hybrid drive.

The power plant of the plug-in hybrid BMW X3 xDrive30e consists of a two-liter gasoline turbo engine and one electric motor. Their total return is 252 horsepower. With intensive overclocking, power can be briefly increased by another 41 power. Accelerate to the first 100 km/h xDrive30e is capable of 6.5 seconds.

Traction lithium-ion battery in order to save space is located under the rear row of seats. This made it possible not to significantly reduce the size of the trunk, the volume of which is 450 liters.

In early February, BMW introduced an updated hybrid “seven”, consuming just 2.3 liters per 100 kilometers. The basis of the powerplant 745e, 745Le and 745Le xDrive was an adapted three-liter petrol “six” of the EfficientDynamics family, delivering 286 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. It is combined with a 113-horsepower electric motor (265 Nm) integrated into an eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. It feeds the motor traction battery with a capacity of 12 kilowatt-hours.