BMW at Auto China 2012 in Beijing


Auto ChinaThe Auto China Car Show is taking place from the 23rd of April 2012 to the 27th of April 2012 in China. BMW will reveal several world premier cars at the Auto Show in China. Here are some more information about the cars that will be revealed at the Auto Show in China.

World premiere – the new BMW 3 Series sedan in the long wheelbase version. Developed at BMW  head office in Germany, it will be rolling off the production line in  the new Shenyang production plant and celebrating its world premiere  at Auto China 2012 in Beijing – the new BMW 3 Series sedan in  the long wheelbase version.

BMW 3 Series Li

With its wheelbase extended by 11 cm,  a conspicuously elegant design, and the best rear seat travel comfort  among the competition, this new model fulfils precisely the  expectations of Chinese automobile customers. They can choose from the  BMW 335Li, the BMW 328Li, or the BMW 320Li, each fitted with a  powerful and efficient engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo  Technology. Also presented at Auto China will be the new BMW 3 Series  sedan with the normal wheelbase and the full hybrid model BMW ActiveHybrid 3.

Asian Auto China premiere – the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe.

BMW 650i Coupe

Fascinating aesthetics and thrilling driving pleasure are the  hallmarks of the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, which at Auto China 2012  will be announcing the advance of German premium automobile  manufacturers on a new vehicle segment. The brand’s first  four-door coupe combines the sporty, elegant styling of the BMW 6  Series with a luxurious interior ambience and a high level of seating  comfort in the rear.

The offer in China will include the BMW  640i Gran Coupe with its inline six-cylinder engine and the BMW  650i Gran Coupe whose new V8 drive can also be combined with the  intelligent all-wheel-drive system BMW xDrive. The BMW Individual  programme available for the launch will boost the exclusive appeal of  the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

Asian Auto China the new BMW M6 Coupe.


The new BMW M6 Coupe embodies high performance in its purest  form. The high-revving V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo Technology and  412 kW / 560 bhp, the seven-speed M dual  transmission Drivelogic, the Active M Differential, the M  specific suspension technology, extensive body reinforcements, and the  optionally available M Carbon ceramic brake represent an advance into  a whole new dimension of driving dynamics. The sporty, elegant lines  of the two-door model are supplemented with hallmark M design  features. One highlight is the strikingly contoured roof of  carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic.

Asian Auto China premiere – the new BMW  X3 xDrive28i.

Yet another variant of the BMW X3 now features BMW TwinPower  Turbo Technology for intensified driving pleasure and reduced fuel  consumption. The new BMW X3 Drive28i is powered by a  180 kW / 245 bhp four-cylinder engine that not  only develops optimised pulling power, but also enhances greatly the  efficiency of this Sports Activity Vehicle by interacting with the  eight-speed automatic transmission, the automatic engine start-stop  function, brake energy regeneration, and ECO PRO mode activated at the  drive experience switch.

Asian Auto China premiere – the new BMW X6.


The BMW X6 is the world’s first and only Sports Activity  Coupe and now presents specific design modifications and innovative  equipment features serving to underscore its exclusive status. Among  other things, the new BMW X6 has a particularly strikingly designed  radiator grille, higher fog lights, and rear lights featuring LED  technology. The new BMW X6 is the only vehicle in its segment to be  optionally available with adaptive LED headlights.

Asian Auto China premiere – new BMW ConnectedDrive services.

BMW M Performance

The BMW ConnectedDrive range on the Chinese automobile market  will be supplemented with new functions for optimising infotainment  access, comfort, and safety. These optional apps allow, for instance,  access to webradio stations and social networks in the vehicle.  Moreover, BMW models can now be fitted with the BMW Head-Up Display  and the Surround View system.

Attraction: the BMW i3 Concept.

With individually tailored vehicle concepts, sustainability  throughout the entire supply chain, and supplementary mobility  services, BMW i has created a whole new understanding of  individual mobility. The central focus is on groundbreaking models  which set new milestones along the road to CO2-free motoring by means  of innovative drivetrain technology and consistent lightweight  construction.

At Auto China 2012, visitors will be presented with the  BMW i3 Concept, whose powerful electric drive and innovative passenger  cell of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic provide the ideal conditions  for zero-emissions driving in local urban traffic. This BMW i  study provides a look ahead to the very first electrically powered  premium vehicle, due to go on the market as early as 2013 as the BMW i3.