BMW has published the first pictures and details with the upcoming 2016 330e model. The new German sedan will be showcased at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the event that will kick off on September 15. 

The new 2016 BMW 330e is based on the facelifted 3-Series sedan and features a high-tech hybrid system. It uses a 2.0 liter petrol unit that can deliver 184 horsepower and an electric motor with 88 horsepower. The total output generated by the plug-in hybrid powertrain is rated at 252 horsepower and 420 Nm peak of torque. 

Thanks to these figures, the 2016 BMW 330e is able to run from not to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds with a top speed of 225 km/h. According to BMW the fuel consumption will be stand at 1.9 – 2.1 liters per 100 kilometers with CO2 emissions of 44 – 49 grams per kilometer.

In the electric mode, the 2016 BMW 330e will be able to travel up to 40 kilometers at speeds up to 120 km/h.

Source: BMW