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2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid first BMW TwinPower Turbo six-in-line engine to be fitted in a hybrid mode

The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 may be the first hybrid model from BMW to utilize a six-cylinder in-line engine in the powertrain. Whereas the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 and BMW ActiveHybrid X6 both utilise a V8 engine, that is coupled with either a couple of electric motors, the car engine in BMW’s third hybrid model is really a 3.-litre six-cylinder unit with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. Also featured within the BMW 535i, this six-cylinder gas engine evolves maximum energy of 225 kW/306 hewlett packard at 5,800 revoltions per minute and maximum torque of 400 Newton metres (295 lb-foot) between 1,200 and 5,000 revoltions per minute, and it has acquired wide recognition as offering outstanding driving enjoyment and efficiency. It’s already won the worldwide “Engine of the seasonInch award 2 yrs consecutively.

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Front Side View

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Front Seat View

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid synchronous motor unit evolves an optimum creation of 40 kW/55 hewlett packard. In addition to supporting all-electric operation out and about, additionally, it may give a performance-improving function for that gas engine make it possible for more effective acceleration. Either in situation, the drive energy is provided instantly and without lag. Like several electric motors, that one evolves its full torque – of 210 Newton metres (155 lb-foot) – from the standing start.

Lithium-ion high-voltage battery housed in the boot

The electrical motor is operated by a lithium-ion high-current battery, which again was created particularly for that BMW ActiveHybrid 5. Battery is enveloped inside a special high-strength housing and situated between your wheel archways within the boot. This gives optimal protection for that battery helping to make sure a properly-balanced weight distribution. Battery air conditioning is built-into the environment conditioning cooling circuit. 2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Battery comprises 96 cells and it has a highly effective energy capacity of 675 Wh.

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Enggine View

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Interior View

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Rear Side View

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Seat View

2013 BMW 5 ActiveHybrid Side View

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