BMW 3 series of updates to spite Mercedes-Benz

BMW 3 series of updates to spite Mercedes-Benz


Family of the BMW 3 Series is expected to undergo a restyling next year. However, contrary to custom, restyling is not limited to the usual “face lift.” Bavarian concern is going to provide a family of passing entirely new family of powertrains.

BMW 3 Series was born in 2011, so that the planned restyling fits the conventional schedule lifecycle model. However, according to some reports, BMW are seriously concerned about the potential of the new generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The desire to retain its leading position in the segment and made the Bavarians think about how to implement the “three-ruble note” new motors.

According to the portal Auto Evolution, which refers to its sources in the BMW, 3 Series family will receive engines are already familiar with the new Mini and BMW Active Tourer. This will increase the power available in some modifications of the family. Say version BMW 320i will get the change of engine 192 horsepower compared to the current 184. The most powerful “three-pointer”, BMW 335i, will have at its disposal 340 hp and 500 nm, whereas now it has only 306 “horses”.

Are expected to present an updated BMW 3 Series in 2015, and the fall of this year the company will release a hybrid modification. Aware of it until a little, but it has been suggested that it will get a two-liter turbo engine and an electric motor, which is used to sub-brand representatives “i”. According to the portal Auto Evolution, motor scale modernization will affect not only the 3 series sedan, but other modifications, and later will affect the coupe, convertible and 4 series.