BMW 328i : The Flagship BMW Sedan
BMW 328i is one of the premium 3 Series sedans from the house of the German automotive giant.
The model has been repeatedly acclaimed for its superior ride quality and on road performance. It offers uber class ride quality with consistent on road performance.
It yet again proves why 3 Series is such a favourite line up across the globe.
Performance Oriented Engine
We see a competitive 3.0 liter inline 6 cylinder engine managing 230 hp of power and 200 lb-ft of torque at 2750 rpms.
The engine comes mated to a latest 6-speed Spectronic transmission with paddle shifters. This allows a smoother gear shift, responsive performance and enhanced gas economy.
The vehicle gives an overall gas economy of 28 mpg, which is quite appreciable considering the segment of full-sized luxury sedans.
Latest Technologies Under the Hood
The engine block is made of a light-weight composite aluminium or magnesium. This saves a lot of weight and thus enhances the engine performance.
The Double VANOS, allows the engine to steplessly choose the different valve timings for both exhaust and intake camshafts.
Another of the latest technology incorporated in the model’s engine is Valvetronic, which allows the engine to breathe easy enhancing the power output and gas economy.
Comfort and Convenience Features
The Comfort Access or keyless access allows the users to unlock the doors by just touching them, if you have the keyless remote in your pocket.
BMW Ultimate Service is included charge free for first 4 years or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first. Also, included in it is the BMW’s Maintenance Program.
The BMW model also features Active Cruise Control, which is the upgraded version of the traditional Cruise Control. After the users feeds the pre-set distance and chosen speed, the radar measurements of the Active Cruise Control maintains the pre-set distance between your vehicle and the one ahead in highway driving.
The optional navigation unit is controlled via iDrive, makes use of GPS, a digital map, and Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) to guide the driver to the desired destination.
328i Offers an Entertaining Ride
The model features HD Radio technology, in which more than 2,000 radio stations are broadcasted across the United States.
BMW along with Apple created the world’s first seamless integrated system of iPod and automobile. And yes the iPod/iPhone USB Integrated System is very much a standard feature in BMW 328i.
The model also features SIRIUS Satellite radio with one-year subscription as an optional feature.
The Logic7 Audio System offers the top-notch surround sound effect.
One of the Safest Sedans of Current Times
For making 328i one of the safest places to be in, BMW left no stones unturned. The model is laced with latest safety amenities like run-flat tires, enhanced braking system, rear park distance control and dynamic stability control.
Also we see something called as BMW Assist with Bluetooth Wireless Technology. This helps you connect directly to a BMW Assist Response Center in case of any emergency like road accidents etc. The service is available round the clock.
New BMW 328i Price
The latest BMW 328i models come with starting MSRP of $34,600.
It’s definitely worthy paying if you’re someone who seeks real luxury along with top notch performance.
2013 BMW 328i
For a couple of decades now, 3 Series has been known for two reasons across the world; it is holding the dynamic benchmark among sports sedans and also recognized as a status for younger professionals who want not only a luxury car, but also sporty. The new 2013 BMW 328i hits the right marks for style, technology, and connectivity.
Though the convertible and coupe lag behind the all-new 2013 sedan, 3-Series continues to be one of the best buys in the medium size luxury sports car segment. The new 328i with a full feature set and capable performance matches and frequently surpasses rivals like Lexus IS, Cadillac ATS, Mercedes Benz C Class, and Audi A4.
Though it is quiet expensive than many rivals in its segment, the new sedan offers a winning combination of powerful and fuel-efficient engine choices, as well as spacious rear seat and capable handling.