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The BMW 3-Series Long-Wheelbase Ready for Beijing Auto Show

From 1975 when BMW launched the first 3er codenamed E21, the German car manufacturer delighted us with dynamic, sporty and comfortable cars. This time the accent is on comfort as BMW prepares its BMW 3-Series Logn-Wheelbase model for the Beijing Auto Show.
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To obtain extra leg space in the rear passenger area, the LWB sedan measures now 4,734 (186.4 inches) long, which is 110mm (4.3 inches) longer than the regular model. The wheelbase of the 3rd Series LWB model now reaches 2,920mm (114,9 inches).

Except the dimensions, you can difference a LWB model from the regular one by the longer rear doors and the modified chromed ornaments on the C-pillar.

The BMW 3-Series LWB model is offered with three powerplants, the 320Li powered by a 2.0-liter turbo producing 181 hp (184PS), the 328 Li fitted with the same 2.0-liter but with 242hp (245PS) and the top of the range 335Li equipped with a 3.0-liter turbocharged six cylinder with 303hp (306PS).

The Bavarian automaker offers as standard an eight speed automatic transmission transferring driving pleasure towards the rear wheels. The LWB model will be built at BMW’s Shenyang factory alongside the 5-Series LWB, both of the models being offered exclusively in China.

 
 
 
 
 

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