Electric BMW 3 Series Spied Again, This Time In Long Wheelbase Guise
Does this mean the electric 3 Series will only be available as a long version wherever it may end up getting sold?
BMW is testing camouflaged prototypes of the upcoming pure-electric 3 Series, but the model probably won’t reach the market until the current incarnation, the G20, comes in for its midlife cycle refresh. This prototype also appears to be an extended wheelbase version, which could mean it’s a China-bound model or the fact that the electric 3 will be available strictly in long guise.
According to a previous report, BMW won’t launch the battery-powered 3 Series (which could use the i3 name once production of the current i3 ceases) until 2023. It will instead rely on the i4 (the battery-powered version of the 4 Series) to be the non-SUV EV alternative in its range, for those who don’t want the high-riding iX3.