BMW ActiveHybrid 3 priced in the U.S. at $49,300

BMW officially announced the introduction of ActiveHybrid 3 in the United States, the first hybrid model within the 3 Series range.

Under the bonnet we find a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo unit borrowed from the 335i model, an electric motor and an eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission.

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

Thanks to the hybrid powertrain, the total output of the model is rated at 335 horsepower and 450Nm of torque, for a 0-100 km/h sprint in 4,8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

“The BMW ActiveHybrid 3’s synchronous electric motor develops a maximum output of 55 hp. As well as supporting all-electric operation around town, it can also provide a performance-boosting function for more powerful acceleration,” says the German company.

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

If you want to drive with zero emissions, the electric motor gives you a range of four kilometers at speeds up to 70 km/h.

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

The all-new BMW ActiveHybrid 3 will enter the market this fall with prices starting from $49,300 (excluding an $895 destination and handling fee).

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid

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