It appears that more than just Tesla’s Elon Musk thinks that the auto industry’s future is electric. The recent Frankfurt Motor Show was inundated with EVs, with the most intriguing perhaps being BMW’s 330e.
For 2016, BMW redesigned the 3-Series and has been steadily showing off the variants of it for several months, but the maker waited for the biggest stage, Frankfurt, to charge into the most technologically advanced 3-Series ever made.
The 330e uses the company’s well-regarded modular eDrive plug-in technology from its i3 electric city can and the i8 supercar. It produces 252 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque from the combination of the electric motor and its 2.0-liter four cylinder engine. (more…)