BMW - basic company info and current lineup
BMW is a German car brand, one of the world's leading performace luxury car and motorcycle makers.
BMW owns Mini and Rollce-Royce brands. BMW produces a full scale of cars, ranging from 2 seater coupes to large SUVs.
Current BMW Lineup:
First hybrid powered BMW will be a series 5, "active hybrid" model, with twinpower petrol V6 engine, electroengine and 8 gear automatic transmission. It is capable of delivering total of 340bhp, resulting in 5,9s to reach 60mph.
Average consumption is 36,75-33,6mpg , but it can run on electrical power, if speed is no greater than 40mph.
New X6 is announced for mid next year. Exterior changes are subtle, limited to a slightly different front lights, which are more series 1 alike, with LED lights. Other than for front lights, more chrome details will be added to its body.
Bigger change is a new engine - 3l diesel engine with three turbochargers and over 400bhp. Such huge power will put that version close to existing M models.
A new brand is titled simply BMW i. Luckilly, name is the only dull thing about it - everything else is sparkling with new ideas and concepts. Two models are presented - city car i3 and sports car i8.
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