At the upcoming Beijing Auto Show BMW will introduce the all-new 3 Series sedan in the long wheelbase variant. The first long wheelbase 3 Series for BMW will go head-to-head with the Audi A4L. The longer sedan will provide additional space for Chinese customers looking for premium vehicles without breaking the bank.
The F30 3er Li will be manufactured in China and the extended platform will be the same one used for the upcoming BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo.
World premiere – the new BMW 3 Series sedan in the long wheelbase version.
Developed at BMW head office in Germany, it will be rolling off the production line in the new Shenyang production plant and celebrating its world premiere at Auto China 2012 in Beijing – the new BMW 3 Series sedan in the long wheelbase version. With its wheelbase extended by 11 cm, a conspicuously elegant design, and the best rear seat travel comfort among the competition, this new model fulfils precisely the expectations of Chinese automobile customers.
They can choose from the BMW 335Li, the BMW 328Li, or the BMW 320Li, each fitted with a powerful and efficient engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology. Also presented at Auto China will be the new BMW 3 Series sedan with the normal wheelbase and the full hybrid model BMW ActiveHybrid 3.
[Source: BMW ]