BMW introduced the 328d Sedan at the New York International Auto, ushering in the next wave of BMW Advanced Diesel models in the US. The 328d will feature BMW’s 2.0-liter TwinPower diesel 4-cylinder engine, which produces 180 hp (134 kW) and 280 lb-ft (380 N·m) of torque, available from 1,750 rpm. It will be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
|BMW 328d. Click to enlarge.|
The 328d Sedan will accelerate from 0 – 60 mph in just over seven seconds. Preliminary fuel economy estimates for the rear wheel drive 328d Sedan are 32 mpg city/45 mpg highway/37 mpg combined (7.4, 5.2 and 6.4 l/100 km respectively).
The 328d Sedan will be available in rear wheel drive and also with xDrive, BMW’s all-wheel drive system. The sedans will be joined by the 328d xDrive Sports Wagon. All Three variants will arrive in US showroom as 2014 models in fall of 2013.
BMW Advanced Diesel technology includes Selective Catalyst Reduction exhaust aftertreatment.
The options list will include Luxury, Sport and Modern Lines as well as M Sport. Detailed specifications and pricing will be available closer to launch. All three 328d variants will be available in US showrooms this fall.