The BMW 3 Series is due for its next full redesign for the 2019 model year. Official information have not yet been announced, however we understand that production of the renowned luxury sport sedan will ultimately shift to a new factory in Mexico by 2019.
2019 BMW 3-Series Redesign
The redesigned 3 Series will probably be based upon BMW’s modular platform called CLAR, which stands for Cluster Architecture. This will permit the automaker to reduce advancement expenses by utilizing variable sub-modules to underpin multiple 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 taken a safe technique. While we ‘d have wanted to see a big step forward stylistically– there might yet be one concerning color or products– the favorable ergonomics and classy appearance of the existing model along with its more recent brethren is no bad thing. One can expect that most, if not all, of BMW’s contemporary tech and convenience features used 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 provides. In this prototype, we see that the iDrive knob is located next to a reshaped console-mounted electric shifter, which the infotainment display, likely a touchscreen, now sits in a lower, more available area.
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 which might help the 3 restore a few of its sporting luster. We just hope that even standard versions of the new 3 hew closer to the most recent M5 because regard instead of the rather soft 5-series on which the model is based.
2019 BMW 3-Series Powertrain
The new 3 is expected to provide a variety of turbocharged inline engines globally, including a three-cylinder. The United States market is most likely to stick with a 2.0-liter 4 in the 330i and a 3.0-liter 6 producing as much as 400 horse power in the M340i. The six-speed handbook and ZF eight-speed automated most likely will rollover, too. A 330e plug-in hybrid will appear later on, as will an ultimate M3 hot rod.
2019 BMW 3-Series Release Date and Price
A main release date for the next-generation 3 Series has actually not yet been announced. At this time, we anticipate it to go on sale sometime in 2018. We anticipate the new 3-series to arrive in the middle of this year as a 2019 model, with pricing near to the present generation. That suggests the new sedan will begin in the mid-$30,000 range and rise from there.