BMW will release more Hybrid models

January 28, 2015 at 21:34

German BMW has decided to increase the number of produced ecological models.
For example, the new sedan with a hybrid setup will be called i5 or i7.
Ecologically friendly car will be constructed on the basis of models of 5-Series, which are produced in China.
On the sedan will be installed 1.5-liter engine capacity of 231 horsepower, which works on the sports car i8, and two electric motors.
One electric motor is mounted in the rear part, and an additional motor for the front part. Batteries have found a place in the floor of the car such a pair of engines capable of supplying a torque on the front wheels and the rear, and the two axes at once. The electric car can travel 130 kilometers on a single charge.

BMW i8 pics

BMW i8 picture

It is planned that the new hybrid vehicle will be made in the style models 6-Series Gran Coupe and 7-Series new generation. The prototype will be ready in three years, and in the future, “BMW” expects to produce about 30 million vehicles annually

BMW i8 pics

BMW i8 image

Recall that BMW is developing a hybrid supercar i9. The new model should be the successor to the legendary coupe M1, are available with 1978 and 1981 Acceleration to 100 km / h in just 4.4 seconds the sports car, and top speed is limited to 250 km / h. It is expected that i9 able to gain the first hundred four seconds.

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