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Company BMW has officially presented serial hybrids 7-Series and X6

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On Thursday company BMW has extended official detailed characteristics and photos of serial hybrids 7-Series and X6 ActiveHybrid which in September of current year will present to general public on automobile show in Frankfurt. As they say in the press release, such cars will be for 15 and 20 percent is more economic, than the cars equipped only with petrol motors.

All-wheel drive crossover BMW X6 ActiveHybrid, according to representatives of the company, is the most powerful hybrid in the world — total return of a power-plant makes 480 h.p. (778 Nm). Such car has received 4,4-litre motor V8 with two turbines, two electric motors developing 91 and 86 h.p., the complete set nickel-metallogidridnyh of batteries and a seven-step automatic transmission. At work together with the petrol unit electromotors help the car on dispersal and can work as the generator at braking.


According to BMW, from zero to 96 km/h X6 ActiveHybrid it can be dispersed for 5,4 seconds, and the maximum speed of the car will be limited by electronics on a mark of 208 km/h. A stock of a course of a crossover at movement it is exclusive on electrodraught makes only 2,5 kilometres. The maximum speed in this mode — 60 km/h.

The hybrid version of a sedan 7-Series is equipped with the 20-strong electromotor, lithium-ionic batteries and more powerful version of the eight-cylinder biturbo-motor of crossover X6, developing 440 h.p. Also the car has received an eight-step automatic check point with support of function "stop start". Total power of a hybrid power-plant makes 455 h.p.

As they say in message BMW, the car is accelerated to 96 km/h for 4,8 seconds. The maximum speed — 240 km/h. In the USA novelties will appear on sale in the end of 2009. When such cars will enter other markets yet is not informed.

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