The BMW 3 Series is due for its next complete redesign for the 2019 model year. Authorities information have actually not yet been announced, but we know that production of the iconic luxury sport sedan will ultimately move to a new factory in Mexico by 2019.
2019 BMW 3-Series Redesign
The redesigned 3 Series will more than likely be based upon BMW’s modular platform called CLAR, which means Cluster Architecture. This will permit the car manufacturer to minimize advancement expenses by using variable sub-modules to underpin several models. Similar moves toward modular platforms have been made by Volkswagen, Toyota and other automakers.
2019 BMW 3-Series Interior
The interior designers likewise appear to have actually taken a safe approach. While we ‘d have liked to see a huge advance stylistically– there might yet be one relating to color or products– the favorable ergonomics and classy appearance of the current model along with its more recent brethren is no bad thing. One can expect that most, if not all, of BMW’s popular tech and convenience features offered on the 5 will make their way to the 3, such as gesture control, in addition to evolved versions of tech and high-end features the 3-series already uses. In this model, we see that the iDrive knob lies next to a reshaped console-mounted electric shifter, and that the infotainment display screen, likely a touchscreen, now sits in a lower, more accessible location.
2019 BMW 3-Series Platform
While the skin might look the similar, the bones will be new. The 3-series will ride on BMW’s CLAR (Cluster Architecture) platform, which guarantees to shave as much as 150 pounds from curb weights and bring a lower center of gravity, both of which might help the 3 bring back some of its sporting appeal. We simply hope that even basic versions of the new 3 hew closer to the latest M5 in that regard instead of the somewhat soft 5-series on which the model is based.
2019 BMW 3-Series Powertrain
The new 3 is anticipated to use a number of turbocharged inline engines worldwide, consisting of a three-cylinder. The United States market is likely to stick to a 2.0-liter four in the 330i and a 3.0-liter six producing as much as 400 horse power in the M340i. The six-speed manual and ZF eight-speed automatic most likely will carry over, too. A 330e plug-in hybrid will appear later on, as will an ultimate M3 racer.
2019 BMW 3-Series Release Date and Price
An official release date for the next-generation 3 Series has actually not yet been announced. At this time, we anticipate it to go on sale at some point in 2018. We expect the new 3-series to arrive in the middle of this year as a 2019 model, with prices near to the existing generation. That indicates the brand-new sedan will begin in the mid-$30,000 range and rise from there.
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