2016 BMW 225xe Active Tourer
BMW 225xe Active Tourer kicks off production in Leipzig - BMW launched yesterday the 225xe Active Tourer production on the Leipzig place. The subsequent plug-in hybrid model – following BMW i8 – can be produced about the same production lines as the 1 Collection Hatchback plus the 2 Collection family. Only for a few changes in the act were produced, along together with additional employees who're assisting together with specific components, such as the electric powerplant or high-voltage battery for that plug-in hybrid drive.
The BMW eDrive engineering is in conjunction with a 1. 5-liter three-cylinder petroleum engine together with BMW TwinPower Turbo engineering.
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Driving a corner wheels while using electric motor plus the front wheels while using combustion engine’s energy furthermore yields an electrified all-wheel-drive system that is certainly quite unique within the BMW 225xe’s section. The plug-in hybrid drive comes with an overall program output associated with 165 kW/224 horsepower. The utmost electric selection is 41 mls (25 miles).
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Like the BMW i8, the BMW X5 xDrive40e, BMW 330e and BMW 740e can easily all – on the touch of the button inside MAX eDRIVE function – operated with purely electric power up to be able to 120 km/h (75 mph), the BMW 225xe goes up to 125 km/h (78 mph).
First units are expected to be brought to customers inside early 2016.