Kuala Lumpur, 26th August 2016 – BMW Group Malaysia today celebrated its 100 years of innovation at BMW Innovation Days Malaysia 2016 and introduced the new BMW 330e, the premium automaker’s second locally assembled Hybrid vehicle with eDrive Technology in the country.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said, “The BMW Group have been the pioneering force in the automotive industry with a clear focus on Mobility of Future. In celebration of our 100 years of visionary innovations as well as Sheer Driving Pleasure, we are not only recognizing how far we have come in establishing a legacy of pioneering mobility but are also reaffirming our commitment to continue fortifying that legacy for the next 100 years.”
Han further added that the new locally assembled BMW 330e is the 12th model to join the portfolio of locally-assembled vehicles at BMW Group Malaysia’s Assembly Facilities at the Kulim Hi-Tech Park.
“The launch of the new BMW 330e is a testament to both the legacy of the BMW brand and future oriented mobility. Since its inception, the BMW 3 Series sedan has been challenging boundaries and standards in its class without forsaking its identity as an iconic driving machine. Today, the BMW 330e continues to drive the future of mobility with pioneering hybrid technology and cutting-edge engineering,” said Han.
Equipped with a state-of-the-art electric motor which works synchronously with a BMW TwinPower Turbo engine, the new BMW 330e is set to deliver an unparalleled driving experience to meet an infinite spectrum of driving needs. The four-cylinder petrol unit, which has already won the International Engine of the Year Award on three occasions, churns a sporty power delivery. Maximum output is 252 hp with a peak torque of 420Nm while combined fuel consumption is at 2.1 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 emissions is at 49 grams per kilometre. The electric motor meanwhile, delivers an output of 65 kW/88 hp and is able to travel at a top speed of 120 km/h in pure electric drive. Together, the new BMW 330e completes the 0 to 100 km/h sprint in just 6.1 seconds and has a top speed of 225 km/h.
The retail price (on the road, without insurance, with BMW Group Malaysia’s latest 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Free Scheduled Service Program and BMW Tyre Warranty Programme) of the New BMW 330e:
Retail Price Before Government Approved Hybrid Incentive – RM 368, 800.00
Government Approved Hybrid Incentive – RM 120, 000.00
Retail Price After Government Approved Hybrid Incentive – RM 248, 800.00