THE NEW BMW PHEV RANGE

Posted 3 April 2017


THE NEW BMW PHEV RANGE

BMW iPERFORMANCE.

High specification. High efficiency. Hybrid.

BMW iPerformance takes the best of combustion engine engineering using BMW’s renowned EfficientDynamics, and marries it to modern battery technology and an electric motor. The result is a BMW with two power sources, and a model for every possibility.


Plug-In hydrids explained.

Plug-in hybrid, PHEV, or BMW iPerformance - the principle is the same: use the best of combustion and battery technology to reduce the vehicle’s emissions. And with BMW iPerformance, you also get a drive that makes you smile.

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Model Range.

Whatever your motoring needs, there’s a BMW iPerformance model that fulfils them. From family car to supercar, off-roading to business user, they’re all capable of driving purely on batteries, for zero emissions at the point of use*

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The BMW 225xe Active Tourer

First and foremost a family car that epitomises practicality, the BMW 225xe iPerformance Active Tourer combines a 136hp BMW TwinPower 3-cylinder petrol engine powering the front wheels with an 88hp electric motor powering the rear. The resulting all-wheel drive provides outstanding fuel consumption with typical BMW driving dynamics and a 0-62 mph time of 6.7 seconds. And in purely electric mode, a range of up to 25 miles is possible, without any local emissions. 

The BMW 225xe Active Tourer embodies versatility with exceptional comfort. Available in three trim levels, all feature an elevated seating position, giving rear-seat passengers an outstanding view. The high-voltage battery is stored compactly under the rear seat bench, meaning that there’s always enough room for your transport needs, while the standard 40:20:40 split-folding rear seat further enhances practicality.

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BMW 330e Saloon.

The BMW 3 Series has always been a driver’s car; the incorporation of plug-in hybrid technology does nothing to diminish this status. A 184hp four-cylinder petrol and an 88hp electrical motor channel 248hp via an eight-speed automatic gearbox to the rear wheels, giving 0-62mph in 6.1 seconds and a top speed of 140mph (where permitted). Near-perfect weight distribution between front and rear axles 49/51% biased to the rear) ensures responsive handling and a dynamic drive, gearshift paddles give ultimate control over the automatic gearbox.

Inside, the BMW 330e gives only a few clues as to its capabilities -  there’s ‘eDrive’ lettering on the rear of the vehicle and on the door sill finisher, and the dashboard has dedicated instrumentation for charge level and driving mode. Beyond this, BMW Navigation, a DAB radio, BMW Online and Teleservices, Real Time Traffic Information, automatic air conditioning, cruise control and front and rear park distance control come as standard, while three higher trim levels cater for those that like a touch more individuality.

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BMW 530e Saloon

The most advanced car in its class, the new BMW 5 Series iPerformance brings a new dynamic to the executive car sector. Lighter, more responsive and with dozens of improvements, it marries a 252hp 4-cylinder petrol engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with a 70hp electric motor drawing from a high-voltage 9.2kWh lithium-ion battery. The result, in pure electric mode, is an 86mph top speed and a range of 28 miles.

Inside, there’s more space, increased luxury and wealth of technology to make driving more engaging for you and more entertaining for your passengers. When you reach your destination, the Remote Control Parking function lets you get out of the vehicle before parking it via remote control using the BMW Display Key.

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BMW 740e and 740Le xDrive

The range and performance of a BMW TwinPower Turbo engine coupled with the efficiency of an electric motor: the BMW 7 Series iPerformance brings together the best of both worlds. The result is substantially lower fuel consumption and emissions, with a driving performance that allows the comfort and technology in the BMW 7 Series to be fully experienced. Available in two guises - BMW 740e and 740Le xDrive - the BMW 7 Series iPerformance takes luxury motoring into the next age, yet retains touches of timeless elegance, with hand crafted wood inlays and hand-stitched leather upholstery. Front massage seats stimulate or relax, ambient lighting creates a relaxed cosy interior. 

Technological highlights include the display key, voice-controlled and gesture-controlled operation of many functions, and the carbon core of the vehicle itself, creating a luxury car with the nimble agility of a sports car.

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BMW X5 xDrive40e

In the BMW X5 xDrive40e, innovation meets the luxury and versatility of a BMW X5, providing impressive driving dynamics and outstanding efficiency. Like all BMW X5 models, it features optimum traction and agility thanks to the BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system, and dynamic driving characteristics in all driving modes. The high voltage battery is stored neatly beneath the luggage compartment floor, while above there’s a volume of 1,720 litres, ideal for bulky luggage items.

 Available in two trim levels, the BMW X5 xDrive40e provides luxury and advanced technology in equal measure. Fine leather meets elegant décor, and combined with the individual illumination options of the optional lighting package, you’re cosseted in an exclusive atmosphere. The elevated seating position ensures the best possible view of the road ahead, while all operating elements, including the iDrive Touch Controller and the Control Display, are orientated towards the driver. Welcome to a special place.

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BMW i8

The BMW i8 - explosive acceleration, tremendous agility and revolutionary efficiency thanks to a powerful combination of an electric motor and a petrol engine. The electric drive, a powerful 131hp motor, is located on the front axle, while the rear axle is driven by a BMW TwinPower Turbo 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. The two drive systems combine to accelerate the BMW i8 from 0 to 62mph in 4.4 seconds – with fuel consumption of 134.5 mpg, and CO2 emissions of 49 g/km.

Every inch a thoroughbred sports car with a sleek look and dihedral doors, the BMW i8 is just as innovative inside. Three different interior designs demonstrate that sustainability and premium quality can indeed harmonise, with lightweight, recycled materials used for the interior, and the leather tanned with olive leaf extract. The BMW i8 is the supercar re-imagined. 

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