Paris Motor Show: BMW 3 Series reveiled

by Vivaan Khatri | 03/10/2018
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BMW schedules to launch this car in 2019 in global market. If possible, it is like to be launched at the Indian market next year, too.

Paris Motor Show is the meeting place of all the hottest cars of the industry. All the car displayed here will be at the centre of the car world in the years to come. This year, Parisian and car pilgrimage will get to see the latest BMW 3 Series. From India, we car admirers particularly participate the unwrapping of this car as it is among the most-likely-to-arrive models to India at the Paris Motor Show this year.

The 2019 BMW 3 Series which is shown in Paris is of the seventh generation. The fact that it has been a while since the last updates for the 3 Series have made its showcase at Paris Motor Show more participated.

BMW 3 Series Blue color front face at Paris Motor Show

BMW 3 Series will be revealed at Paris Motor Show 

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In terms of dimension, BMW 3 Series measure at 4709mm, 1827mm and1442mm in length, width and height, respectively. It has grown considerably in length, 76mm longer than the recent model. The width and height marginally grow at 16mm and 1mm, respectively. The wheelbase is also longer (41mm longer). At these dimensions, the 2019 BMW 3 Series will give you a better sense of space especially at the front row and the shoulder room. The growth in size is due to the change underneath. Replacing the old platform is the new one which also underpins the 5 Series and 7 Series.

BMW 3 Series interior dashboard

BMW 3 Series will come with a fully-loaded list of high-end goodies

The highly awaited part is the reveal of its feature list. On the high-end car, there is always some super premium goodies that are rarely seen on the average car. For the new 3 Series, it will come with the following features:

  • Adaptive LED dual-beam headlights and LED front fog lamps

  • 19-inch wheels

  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster

  • 10.25-inch infotainment system display with BMW’s iDrive system

  • Interior LED ambient lighting

  • 16-speaker Harman Kardon sound system

  • Three-zone air conditioning

Mechanically, the BMW Series 3 will be refreshed a bit for a better driving experience. For example, with the suspension system, the axle tracked will be extended and the springs will be on the stiffer side. Besides, a new damping system is adapted. The suspension setting includes the MacPherson strut suspension on the front end and a multi-link arrangement at the rear. All of which contributes to the remarkable change in driving dynamics: the 2019 BMW 3 Series will offer better riding quality, more relaxed and pliant at terrible road.

BMW 3 Series on road with mountain background

BMW offers an excellent ride quality with a revamped suspension system

What about the engine? The new 3 Series will come with two engine options: the 2.0-litre petrol engine and 2.0-litre diesel engine. The petrol comes in two states of tunes, 184 PS/300 Nm and 258 PS/400 Nm. It will be paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Diesel motor will also be tuned for different output, 150 PS/320 Nm and 190 PS/400 Nm. Besides the standard 6-speed AT gearbox, the higher-tuned gearbox could get an 8-speed Steptronic AT.

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