BMW ActiveHybrid 3 at the 2012 Paris Motor Show

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Another BMW hybrid present on the floors at the Paris Motor Show was the 2013 ActiveHybrid 3. Built on the F30 3 Series sedan chassis, …

Another BMW hybrid present on the floors at the Paris Motor Show was the 2013 ActiveHybrid 3. Built on the F30 3 Series sedan chassis, the ActiveHybrid 3 makes us of the tatest-generation BMW ActiveHybrid technology: six-in-line engine, electric motor, lithium-ion battery.

The 225 kW/306 hp six-cylinder in-line engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology in the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is the same unit used in the 335i models. The electric motor, meanwhile, develops 40 kW/55 hp and is supplied with energy by a high-voltage lithium-ion battery integrated underneath the luggage area.

Power from the two drive systems is transferred to the rear wheels by the eight-speed automatic transmission.

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The car can run on all-electric operation up to 75 km/h (46 mph). All-electric driving range is up to four kilometers (approx. 2.5 miles). BMW claims a performance of 5.3 seconds from zero to 100 km/h (62 mph) while consumption is relatively low, only 5.9 liters per 100 km (37 mpg) and 139 g CO2/km in the EU test cycle.

One response to “BMW ActiveHybrid 3 at the 2012 Paris Motor Show”

  1. Mike says:

    My Activehybrid 3 is averaging 37-41.6 HWY. It’s a pre-production model, BMW NA Company car, not sure if that has anything to do with it. Great car!! A 2013 with 1249 miles on it. In service date of 8/11/2015, 3+ years of free maintenance (Until 8/2019! Originally $63K, Paid 34K. Really happy!! There are service records from Dingolfing Germany. Weird.

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