BMW 330e Sport Saloon new car review
Petrol-electric hybrid cars have been around for a while, but technology keep moving on and there are now an increasing number of plug-in hybrids available, rechargeable at home or at public charging points.
BMW has become well-established in this expanding market with models such as the i3 and i8, and now there is also a version of its iconic 3-Series, the 330e.
It is a plug-in hybrid with all the cachet of a BMW but the environmental credentials of a supermini. Base price of the 330e is £34,235 including Government grant, but with a variety of options my Sport test model was £42,350.
It was of course lavishly equipped and included premium sat-nav system, reversing and wing-mirror cameras, leather upholstery, electrically adjustable (and heated) sports seats, cruise control, automatic dual zone climate control, auto lights and wipers, and M Sport suspension. Continue reading