We have the opportunity to present the full version of the hybridBMW 5 Series sedan. Under the hood of the third model series in Munich is working with hybrid drive, as expected, the doubly-charged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder gasoline engine from the BMW 535i, which has 225 kW/306 hp. He is supported by an integrated into the housing of the eight-speed automatic electric motor operates with an output of 40 kW / 55 hp.
Top performance despite the extra weight
Both work hand in hand drive components is the overall performance of the system according to the manufacturer 250 kW/340 hp, maximum torque is to be at 447 Nm. At full throttle the 5-twin engine accelerates in 5.9 seconds from standstill to 100 km / h, which corresponds to the acceleration value of the single-engine sedan. That the 5 Series here, despite its extra electrical power is not better result, the added weight of around 150 kg due, he brings the batteries and electric modules more on the scale.
Four kilometers of pure electric
In the “solo” to which the trunk placed between the wheel arches are lithium-ion batteries for a pure-electric range of up to four kilometers. The new top speed in electric mode to be 60 km / hr. A combination of GPS and battery management also aims to ensure that the optimal hybrid-5er with the involvement of the driver profile deal with the forces of its e-motor.