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Video: BMW 5 Series ActiveHybrid

5-series | February 26th, 2010 by 1

Continuing our coverage with the BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid, we now have the first video of the latest BMW hybrid. The BMW 5 Series …

Continuing our coverage with the BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid, we now have the first video of the latest BMW hybrid. The BMW 5 Series Hybrid is powered by the straight-six N55 Twin-Scroll engine from the 535i F10 model, supported by a 40 kW (55 hp) electric motor.

The drivetrain hybrid is said to reduce the fuel consumption of the base model by more than 10 percent. Several other EfficientDynamics technologies are incorporated into the 5 Hybrid, including the Auto Start Stop function that offers additional efficiency by consistently switching off the combustion engine when stopping at the traffic lights, a road junction, or in congested traffic.

While no information have been released on the launch date, we expect to see the 5 Series ActiveHybrid on the roads in the first half of 2011.

  • max

    Only 10 percent?? WTF??!

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