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2020 BMW 330e (G20) replaces 330i in Thailand, Malaysia to follow?

Over in the Land of Smiles, BMW Thailand has just launched the G20 330e in M Sport guise. According to Bangkok Post, the locally assembled 330e replaces the 330i.The 330e (left) was launched with the 218i Gran Coupe (middle) and MINI Countryman (right)This is likely due to the tax structure in Thailand by which cars are taxed based on the CO2 emissions. Hybrids that emit less than 100 g/km of CO2 are taxed the least and it is evident in the prices.At launch, the 330i was priced at 3,35

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 27, 2020

In Brief: G20 BMW 3 Series – How to differentiate the 320i from the 330i?

In BMW Malaysia’s current line-up, the company offers two variants of the G20 3 Series – the BMW 320i and BMW 330i.To recap, BMW Malaysia introduced the locally-assembled (CKD) 330i M Sport late last year, followed by the more affordable 320i in early-2020.But how do you differentiate the BMW 320i from the more expensive 330i?Let’s take a closer look.Exterior – Pay close attentionAt a glance, both the 320i and 330i may appear identical, but there are several tell-tale dif

Eric

Eric

Jul 9, 2020

In Brief: G20 BMW 3 Series – For the driving enthusiasts

(G20 BMW 3 Series Prices & Specs | Gallery)The BMW 3 Series has been the enthusiasts’ choice since the first-generation model hit the streets in 1975, and still is, 45 years later.Late last year, BMW Malaysia introduced the locally-assembled (CKD) G20 Series in the 330i M Sport form, followed by the more affordable 320i variant in early-2020.How much is the G20 BMW 3 Series?Prices start from RM 243,800 for the 320i, climbing up to RM 288,800 for the 330i M Sport.What’s the pros a

Eric

Eric

Feb 5, 2020

2020 G20 BMW 330e price leaked – RM 264k?

Previously, we published spy shots of the upcoming 2020 G20 BMW 330e. Now that we've seen what it looks like, it seems the next thing that comes up would be the price.Expected to be priced from RM 264,614 (SST free until 31-December 2020), the upcoming BMW 330e will wear the M Sport styling kit which mirrors the 330i - down to the wheels.Of course, the only difference on the outside is that the 330e has a charger outlet on the left side which is absent in the petrol-powered 330i as

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 20, 2020

In Brief: All-new CKD G20 BMW 3 Series 2019, when driving matters most

(BMW 330i M Sport | Gallery)First launched as a fully-imported model back in March, BMW Malaysia has just introduced the locally-assembled version of the G20 BMW 330i M Sport.How Much Is BMW 3 Series 2019?For the Malaysian market, the sole 3 Series variant - the BMW 330i M Sport - is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that outputs 261 PS and 440 Nm. The only transmission option is an 8-speed automatic that sends power to the rear wheels.The locally-assembled version

Eric

Eric

Sep 23, 2019

BMW Malaysia introduces CKD 330i M Sport, priced from RM 288,800

BMW Malaysia today unveiled the new BMW 330i M Sport, the latest addition to the premium automaker’s locally-assembled portfolio. Assembled in Kulim, the 330i M Sport now retails for RM 288,800, an RM 40,000 reduction when compared to the imported model.Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “We introduced the seventh generation of the world’s best-selling premium sports sedan earlier this year, raising the bar yet again in its segment. While the fully imp

Eric

Eric

Sep 17, 2019

Spied: 2020 (G20) BMW 330e M Sport – CKD, Malaysia launch imminent?

A little over a month ago, the 2020 (G20) BMW 330e was spotted in Putrajaya. Now we’re seeing multiple units of it on a trailer, which suggests a launch could be on the horizon.From the photo, it appears to mirror the M Sport trim on the 330i along with the same 18-inch Style 790 M double-spoke Orbit Grey wheels.BMW 3 SeriesPower comes from an electrified 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that packs a total output of 252 PS/420 Nm, same as the F30 but the G20 introduces an Xtra

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 15, 2020

New 2020 G20 BMW 320i launched in Malaysia – priced from RM 243,800

(BMW 3 Series Price and Specs | Gallery)BMW Malaysia has just unveiled the new 320i, a new addition to the G20 3 Series range in Malaysia.The new locally-assembled variant is priced from RM 243,800, making it RM 45,000 cheaper than the 330i (RM 288,800).Same engine with the 330i, but with less horsesWhile the new BMW 320i may share its 2.0-litre B48 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with the 330i, the cheaper model makes do with less power – 184 PS from 5,000 rpm to 6,000 rpm and 300 N

Eric

Eric

Jan 9, 2020

2020 (G20) BMW 330e to be launched in Malaysia next month

The number of spyshots of the upcoming 2020 (G20) BMW 330e have been ramping up recently, suggesting that BMW Malaysia is gearing up for the imminent arrival of its latest plug-in hybrid model.Expected to be priced between the BMW 320i (without SST: RM 241,497) and BMW 330i (without SST: RM 286,187), the upcoming plug-in hybrid 330e is expected to be introduced in Malaysia some time next month, alongside the locally-assembled M340i.As seen on the earlier spyshots, the Malaysian-spec BMW 330e wil

Eric

Eric

Oct 18, 2020

2020 G20 BMW M340i price leaked – From RM 403k!

Yesterday, we published the leaked prices of one of BMW’s upcoming additions to the G20 3 Series range, the plug-in hybrid 330e. Today, we got another leaked pricing of the high-performance BMW that will be launched alongside it, the M340i.According to a source, the 2020 G20 BMW M340i will cost around RM 423,000 including SST. Exempted from SST, the M340i will start at around RM 403,000 which will be valid until 31-December 2020.That sounds like big bucks but with that prici

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 21, 2020

Spied: 2021 G28 BMW 3 Series (G20 long wheelbase) caught in Malaysia, 330Li coming soon?

Merely days after Wapcar.my reported that the 2021 G28 BMW 3 Series (essentially a G20 long wheelbase) could be coming to Malaysia, we now have a spy shot of the new model right on home soil! Told ya so!As seen in these photos, a transporter is seen carrying one black G28 BMW 330Li, decked out in the M Sport styling kit, as evident from its large trapezoidal muffler tips.In fact, it appears (from this grainy video), that the 330Li could be offered with the same Vernasca Cognac leather upholstery

Eric

Eric

Jan 15, 2021

BMW 330i vs Mercedes-Benz C300, you might be surprised what a RM 300k car doesn't have

A battle older than time itself – BMW 3 Series against the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Although the BMW 3 Series has been with us for a longer time through 7 generations from 1975 (5 generations for the Merc, from 1982), the C-Class certainly gave and is still giving the 3 Series a run for its money.For a time, the common knowledge when it comes to these two is that the 3 Series provides a sportier drive while the C-Class is a more relaxing and comfortable car to be in. Now

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 2, 2020

Spied: 2020 (G20) BMW M340i spotted in Malaysia, launching alongside 330e!

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in Malaysia has done little to slow down BMW Malaysia’s launches, as they have been pumping out quite a number of new models. The most recent example is the BMW 218i Gran Coupe.Another model that’s coming real soon is the G20 BMW M340i, which will be launched alongside the 330e plug-in hybrid.Photo credit: 1oopaccoLike the 330e, the upcoming M340i will be locally-assembled (CKD) at BMW Malaysia’s facility in Kulim, Kedah. It also marks the fir

Eric

Eric

Oct 18, 2020

Mercedes-Benz C-Class W206 vs BMW 3 Series G20 – pujaan hati mana yang anda pilih?

Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2021 (W206) baru sahaja membuat debut global. Sebelum menyambut ketibaan C-Class baru di Malaysia, apa kata kita banding sedan eksekutif kompak yang ternama ini dengan pesaing pahitnya, iaitu BMW 3 Series G20.EksteriorDengan rekaan lampu yang lebih tirus, Mercedes-Benz C-Class generasi baru nampak lebih garang berbanding model sebelum ini. Gril depan yang berbentuk seperti huruf “A” juga nampak lebih agresif.Mengenai BMW 3 Series G20 pula, anda mungkin sudah cam

Faisal

Faisal

Mar 27, 2021

Spied: 2020 BMW 330e (G20) caught undisguised in Malaysia - CKD, EEV incentives

It seems like German carmakers are launching quite the offensive in Malaysia this year - last week, we saw the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 doing its rounds in Pahang and today, the 2020 BMW 330e (G20) has been caught in Putrajaya. Read the article here.As the 'e' implies, this is the plug-in hybrid variant of the 3 Series. Running things along is a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (184 PS and 300 Nm) aided by a 12 kWh capacity (gross) plug-in hybrid system.Th

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 8, 2020

W206 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is bigger than G20 BMW 3 Series; cast your votes

In this exercise, we’ll compare the recently-announced 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W206) against its main rival, the G20 BMW 3 Series. This is merely a visual comparison as the W206 C-Class has yet to arrive in Malaysia.ExteriorThe 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W206) looks sharper than its predecessor, with slimmer headlamps and taillamps. The front grille is now A-shaped, which appears more aggressive.The G20 BMW 3 Series should be a familiar sight by now, with its notched headlamps that is

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 25, 2021

The one problem with the G20 BMW 3 Series that BMW needs to fix

There is no doubt that about the BMW’s superior dynamics, which is far ahead of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Audi A4. We absolutely love the way it drives and sounds, even in the four-cylinder 330i. In terms of evolution of character, the G20 BMW 3 Series is closer to the more driver-focused E90 3 Series than the previous F30 model, which closer to the comfort-biased E46 than the sharper handling E90.The G20 BMW 3 Series is more spacious than the E90, without losing any of the ex

Hans

Hans

Dec 31, 2019

Diintip: BMW 330e (G20) 2020 dilihat tanpa samaran di Malaysia – CKD dengan insentif EEV

Nampak gayanya pembuat kereta Jerman akan melancarkan kereta yang cukup mantap lagi hebat di Malaysia tahun ini. Minggu lepas, kami lihat Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 2020 bersiar-siar dipandu-uji di Pahang dan hari ini, BMW 330e (G20) 2020 pula dilihat di jalanraya di Putrajaya.Baca artikelnya di sini.Huruf ‘e’ pada model ini pastinya menunjukkan yang ini adalah varian hibrid ‘plug-in’ bagi BMW 3 series. Ia dikuasakan oleh enjin petrol 4 silinder berpengecas turbo 2.0 liter y

Mersita

Mersita

Sep 8, 2020

Review: 2020 (G20) BMW 320i Sport – Drives superbly, but at what cost?

In a word association game, BMW would most likely be associated with 3 Series. It is quintessentially BMW. For many, the BMW 3 Series represents an entry to the brand or even to what we commonly refer as "Continental cars", such as BMW 320i. Today we will have the BMW 320i review.As BMW then, it is imperative to get the 3 Series recipe right. And in the aspect of driving, BMW has nailed it. But not without its downsides, and we shall get into those in a bit.BMW 3 SeriesThere are two va

Shaun

Shaun

Sep 21, 2020

BMW 3 Series (G20) in Malaysia gets ADAS, price up RM 5k – AEB with RCTA, LDW, LCW

The G20 BMW 3 Series caught a lot of flak for not featuring any form of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). However, it appears that feedback has been noted as the 3 Series now comes with ADAS.Looking into the spec sheets, the 3 Series now features Driving Assistant package that includes Lane Change Warning (LCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), front collision warning with brake intervention, rear-cross traffic alert and rear collision prevention.Prices for the 3 Series

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 8, 2020

2020 (G20) BMW 320i M Sport Touring launched in Indonesia, first 25 units to be sold online

Under the Large-scale Social Restrictions (PSBB), BMW Indonesia has launched the 2020 (G20) BMW 3 Series Touring virtually in collaboration with Tokopedia, an e-commerce platform in Indonesia.Being a fully imported unit, the G20 320i M Sport Touring is priced at Rp. 1,289,000,000 (around RM 365k) which is a significant jump over the locally assembled 330i M Sport Sedan at Rp. 989,000,000 (around RM 280k).For the money, customers of the 3 Series Touring would have exclusivity and the fi

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 20, 2020

Volvo S60 T8 vs Mercedes-Benz C300 vs BMW 330i, which is best for you?

The locally assembled (CKD) Volvo S60 T8 has arrived and now it is at level playing field with the Mercedes-Benz C300 and BMW 330i. These are the CKD compact executive sedans that you’re probably looking at if you’re in the market for one, and we’re here to help you find which is perfect for you.Let's get the prices out of the way first. The Volvo S60 T8 is priced between the two at RM 295,888, the Mercedes-Benz C300 is the priciest here at RM 304,888, and the BMW

Shaun

Shaun

May 19, 2020

谍照爆料:2021 G28 BMW 3 Series(G20长轴距版)现身大马,330Li即将引进?

​​在WapCar.my报道了2021 G28 BMW 3 Series(本质上就是G20的长轴版)即将登陆大马后,马上又有朋友爆出了新车型现身大马的谍照!看,我们说的没错吧!从这些照片中可以看到,一辆卡车正运载着一辆黑色的G28 BMW 330Li。车子装配着M Sport的车体套件,其梯形的排气消音器足以证明这一点。事实上,从这支模糊的影片中我们可以看出,330Li会与G20 330Li一样配备Vernasca Cognac的皮革内装。图为中国车型G28 BMW 330Li于2019年在中国进行了全球首发,其右驾车型也将于本月在印度上市。车如其名,G28 3 Series拥有更长的轴距,比标准版车型长了110 mm,后排的腿部空间也因此多出了43 mm。比起普通的3 Series,它的座椅也更加豪华、舒适。图为中国车型从官方数据来看,长轴距车型的整体车长达到了4,829 mm(+ 120 mm)。同时,它的车身高度为1,463 mm(+ 28mm),也比普通的G20 3 Series更高,但车身宽度没有变化,仍为1,827 mm。 BMW 3 Series G20 vs

Rax

Rax

Jan 19, 2021

10 Kebaikan & Keburukan: BMW 320i Sport G20, best dari Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line?

Sebut saja model teras BMW, kemungkinan besar anda akan sebut BMW 3 Series. Bagi banyak orang, BMW 3 Series mewakili entri ke pemilikan BMW atau ayat yang biasa kita sebut "kereta Continental".Sebagai sebuah model teras, ianya sangat penting untuk mendapatkan resipi 3 Series ini dengan betul. Jadi mari kita lihat apa yang best dan tak best pasal BMW 320i Sport G20 ini.Kebaikan1. Reka bentuk yang bergaya dan sportyJika anda lihat eksterior BMW 3 Series G20 ini, anda boleh nampak elemen

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Oct 9, 2020

BMW 320i or Mercedes-Benz C200, which looks better on paper?

Previously, we've compared the BMW 330i and the Mercedes-Benz C300. Since then, BMW Malaysia has introduced a new variant to the G20 3 Series lineup - the 320i. Once more, we’re pitting these two against each other but at one rung below, the 320i against C200.One of the major differences between them is the powertrain; the 320i is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 184 PS and 300 Nm, the C200 gets a 1.5-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder supplement

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 17, 2020

All-new G20 BMW 330e goes on sale in Europe, Malaysia launch soon?

XtraBoost feature debuts, adds 40 hp to Sport Mode, lasts 10 seconds eDrive range up by 50 percent, now up to 66 km eDrive maximum speed up to 140 km/h (20 km/h more than before) Synthesized sound to warn pedestrians can car is in eDrive Now also available as a wagonBMW has announced that the 330e, the plug-in hybrid variant of the all-new G20 generation BMW 3 Series, is now on sale in Europe and introduction to other overseas market are now underway. In Germany, the 330e retails for 51,500 Eur

Robert

Robert

Aug 16, 2019

Ratings: 2020 (G20) BMW 320i Sport - Excellent driving performance, 181 pts overall

Moving on from the Honda Accord last week, were analysing the 2020 G20 BMW 320i Sport in the WapCar Ratings test.And technically, the BMW 3 Series is a D-segment sedan as compact executive sedans fall in the subset of the segment. But were not here to start another chain of arguments, lets talk numbers instead.BMW 3 SeriesDriving Performance – 42.5/50 pts, handles like a champ 2020 G20 BMW 320i Sport - Facts and Figures Engine 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo Transmission 8-speed

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 15, 2020

BMW Malaysia updates price list for 2021, BMW 320i cheaper by RM 1,911

BMW Malaysia has released the updated price list for 2021 with a few notable changes. Prices have fluctuated for some models while some remained the same, like the BMW 218i Gran Coupe and BMW X1 sDrive 18i.Here’s the interesting part – the prior 5-year warranty and service package is now optional; standard is a 2-year warranty without free service. This means prices have dropped across the board with the standard 2-year warranty, but goes back to the same price as before should custo

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 18, 2021

The 2021 G28 BMW 3 Series (G20 long wheel base) will be coming to Malaysia, here’s why

China-market model picturedRecently, we reported that the 2021 G28 BMW 3 Series (G20 long wheelbase) will be launched in India soon. This could potentially be a sign that other right-hand drive (RHD) markets like Malaysia is also set to launch this model.Here’s why.China-market 325Li picturedStarting with sales volume, BMW India sold 6,604 cars in 2020, which the company said is a 31.5 percent drop from 2019 (9,641 units).China-market 325Li picturedBy comparison, BMW Malaysia sold 11,567 c

Eric

Eric

Jan 12, 2021

Minat BMW? RM 100k untuk BMW 3 Series generasi F30, ini panduan membeli BMW terpakai

BMW 3 SeriesKetua Editor Wapcar, Hans pernah makan malam bersama-sama dengan Ryo Yanagisawa, antara pereka kereta muda terbaik Mazda. Beliau adalah sosok di sebalik rekaan Mazda CX-30, Mazda 2 dan Mazda BT-50.Ryo Yanagisawa, pereka Mazda turut memandang tinggi nilai estetika BMW 3 Series F30Mengajukan persoalan “model kereta mana selain Mazda dan kereta eksotik, adalah paling cantik di mata anda?”, Ryo Yanagisawa tanpa teragak-agak menjawab BMW 3 Series generasi F30. Untuk konteks, p

Haris

Haris

Nov 7, 2020