The stylish and spacious BMW 3-series Touring will be available soon

The stylish and spacious BMW 3-series Touring will be available soon

June 19, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The implementation of BMW 3-series Touring in Europe will begin at the end of this year.

For the first time in the auto market appeared in 1987. To date, more than 1.7 million units of equipment have been sold. The previous generation was going to the back of the F31 (hatchback): it was possible to realize over 0.5 million cars. Today, the release of “the people” are preparing a new version. Compared with its predecessor, the updated BMW is 76 mm longer, 16 mm wider and 8 mm higher. As a result, the wheelbase has increased by 41 mm. “Additives” in size mainly touched the cabin, but the luggage compartment became more than 5 liters (1510 liters with the rear row folded).

The basis for the new product was the CLAR platform, which made it possible to reduce the mass of equipment by 55 kg. Aerodynamic properties are not reported, but there is an assumption that the coefficient decreased to 0.27 (was 0.26). Also increased body rigidity by 25%.

  The car will not have its motor line: the power units are the same as the sedan: 184, 258, 374 liters. with. Almost all BMW versions are equipped with an 8-band automatic transmission. For the European market provides for “mechanics” (diesel models 318d and 320D). BMW 3-series Touring in the basic configuration has front-wheel drive, optionally you can order a full one.

  Attracts the attention of a hybrid version of the model 330e with a 2 liter gasoline engine and an electric motor of 109 liters. with. The total capacity of 292 liters. with. On an electric car, it accelerates to a hundred in 6.1 seconds. A fuel consumption – from 1.8 to 2.3 liters.