The German automaker, BMW all set to introduce its 2018 BMW 3-Series. It was first introduced as a small family car in 1975, a successor to BWM 2-Series. Also, BMW 3-Series is in its sixth generation is set to redesign that will be based on BMW CLAR platform (first introduced on 2016 BMW 7-Series). It will be interesting to see what the automaker has stored in the stocks to bring out changes in this luxury four-door vehicle.
2018 BMW 3-Series – Redesign Expectations
All things cannot be considered this early, most of the specifications are still in the dark. At this moment, it will be fine to say that reduction in weight, update in design, larger dimensions, more control will make its compelling appearance. In this way, this vehicle will definitely meet the expectations of its future buyers.
Different sources have told that BMW 3-Series, codenamed G20 will get some competitors from other manufacturers. Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Jaguar XE might become its main rivals in the upcoming market.
About BMW CLAR platform:
Experts have also reported that this platform infuses aluminum and carbon fiber. With multi-material construction, the reinforced fibers and plastics will be of greater benefits from conventional steel. Moreover, this vehicle supports alternative powertrains that include a plug-in hybrid. This evolutionary platform will be the greatest advantage of 2018 BMW 3-Series.
2018 BMW 3-Series – Interior and Exterior Design
The available spy shots are unable to reveal the exact exterior and interior design of the upcoming model. According to one of the automobile experts, “It is true that spy shots do not uncover any significant changes. But, Audi will definitely astonish its buyers with the unmatchable design.”
However, it has been expected that front portion of BMW 3-Series will appear lower and a bit wider than the current model. In its interior, it will also get a futuristic representation of dashboard, center console with voice and gesture control units. The driver will get the facility of upgraded semi-autonomous mode with strong suspension systems.
2018 BMW 3-Series – Engine Specifications
Diesel and plug-in hybrid options will likely to feature in 2018 BMW 3-Series. According to some sources, new BMW 3-Series will also equip with 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder inline engine. Another engine variant of 3.0-liter, 6-cylinder inline engine might get a chance for the US market.
Reports have also suggested that the manufacturer might introduce turbocharged 4-cylinder for other markets. Some sources have predicted that it might use two electric motors for a plug-in hybrid to produce as much power as 248 hp.
2018 BMW 3-Series – Price and Release Date
The price of BMW 3-Series 2018 is not clear yet. It will depend on the manufacturer how the price would be set. Moreover, buyers can expect a hike in price from the current model because of implementations of upgraded systems like its latest navigation system. Rumors have suggested that this model might get a release at the end of 2017. However, one has to wait for the official confirmation from the automaker, when it would get the actual release.