BMW has revealed pictures and technical details of the ActiveHybrid 5. The hybrid sedan developed on the basis of the 535i and powered by inline six-cylinder petrol engine of 3.0 liter Turbo TwinPower that integrated with an automatic transmission eight speed that transmits torque to the rear wheels. The engine produces output of 306 hp and 55 hp electric drive with a lithium-ion battery housed in the trunk.
The combined system generates a total output of 340 hp with maximum torque of 450 Nm and allows the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 to be guided in all-electric mode up to 60 km / h, with a range of about four km (an average of 35 km / h, as the House announced). In general, the car - according to official figures - and accelerates from 0 to 100 kph in 5.9 seconds with an average fuel consumption in the European test cycle between 6.4 and 7 l/100 km, depending on the type of tire used, and CO2 emissions of 149-163 g / km.
Eco Pro Hybrid and Start & Stop
The electric motor can also operate as a generator, recharging the batteries being released and the accelerator pedal during braking. In acceleration, then this energy is returned to the ESA providing greater impetus to the car. The BMW ActiveHybrid is also equipped with a Start & Stop system that shuts off the engine during stops at traffic lights or in traffic leaving the air conditioner turned on, which is powered by lithium-ion battery. The Eco Pro finally allows you to make the most of the electrical unit which minimizes the use of six-cylinder petrol engine up to speeds of 160 km / h.
Aesthetically, the ActiveHybrid 5 5 Series differs from "normal" for the presence dell'apposita written on the rear and the twin exhaust with chrome finish. On the sill plates are personalized, while an aluminum plate has been affixed in the center console, the engine cover and the battery in the trunk, which has a load capacity reduced to 375 liters, 145 less than the petrol version or diesel. A request can have 17-inch alloy wheels.