BMW has revealed the long-wheelbase model of the brand new three Sequence sedan at this 12 months’s Shanghai motor present. It should, nonetheless, be supplied solely within the Chinese language market.
The prolonged model of the not too long ago launched seventh-generation three Sequence has been reworked to supply additional house within the rear, together with a variety of new options. It suits an extended pattern of automobile companies making longer variations of premium fashions for China.
The stretched three Sequence’ wheelbase of two,851mm is 41mm longer than the common automobile, and its whole size is prolonged to four,719mm. It’s 1,827mm extensive and 1,459mm excessive, with elevated monitor widths of 1,583mm on the entrance and 1,599mm on the rear.
Powered by a four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, the three Sequence long-wheelbase options consolation seats within the entrance and rear, and a panoramic glass roof, amongst a variety of options to satisfy the calls for of Chinese language clients.
The machine will likely be produced by three way partnership agency BMW Brilliance Automotive, at its Tiexi plant in Shenyang in Liaoning Province, the place Chinese language market variations of the common three Sequence will even be produced.
In China, the three Sequence – in each customary and long-wheelbase types – will even be supplied with BMW’s new Clever Private Assistant System, which presents a variety of digital providers. It additionally responds to voice controls with the immediate “hey BMW”.
In the meantime in India, BMW has been on a little bit of a launch spree. The German model has already launched the entry stage diesel 6 Series Gran Turismo (620GT), the higher-spec 5 Sequence 530i M Sport, the all-new Z4 and the X4 SUV-coupe. Shifting ahead, BMW India will launch the 7 Sequence facelift, the all-new X7, the next-gen three Sequence, the eight Sequence and an replace for the X1. The subsequent-gen BMW X5 will launch in India on Could 16, 2019.