BMW presents in Frankfurt serial hybrids 7-Series and X6BMW company plans to present on September motorshou in Frankfurt serial versions of experimental hybrids 7-Series and X6 ActiveHybrid which have been shown for the first time in 2007 and 2008 at exhibitions in Paris and Frankfurt accordingly. On it informs network edition Carscoop.
Both cars begin to be equipped with the hybrid power-plant including 407-strong 4,4-litre petrol V8 with two turbochargers, the electromotor capacity of 20 horsepowers and lithium-ionic accumulators which will be located in a luggage compartment. Cars can move as with use of the usual motor, and is exclusive on electropull-rod. The cruising range of novelties yet is not informed.
It is expected that hybrid BMWs 7-Series and X6 for 10-15 percent will be more economic, than the cars equipped with the traditional engine of similar capacity.
On motorshou in Frankfurt BMW company also intends to present a non-polluting sport car, a hatchback 5-Series GT and crossover X1.