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The next BMW ActiveHybrid generation.

At the heart of every BMW is one of the best engines in the world. With BMW EfficientDynamics technologies, the internal combustion engine has become more economical and efficient than ever before. 
But we’re still not satisfied. The BMW ActiveHybrid takes the strengths of electric motors (like the ability to deliver maximum torque from zero) and combines them with the responsive efficiencies of BMW petrol engines.  Its intelligent energy management system will help bring about even more reductions in fuel use and CO2 emissions, so that driving a BMW remains a uniquely exciting experience.

The BMW ActiveHybrid 3: Passion wins.

The new BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is the world’s first BMW sports saloon with hybrid technology. Combining dynamics and efficiency in a unique way, combustion engine and electric motor work together efficiently and harmoniously.  It’s all down to intelligent energy management, which makes sure energy is only used when it’s needed.  The new BMW ActiveHybrid 3 makes purely electrical driving possible – for example, in urban traffic – or uses the boost function to supply extra power when overtaking.  Additional features include the Driving Experience Modes, which allow you to define your driving style and the Hybrid Start Stop function.
NB. The ActiveHybrid 3 Modern model is no longer available in the UK (post July 2013).

The BMW ActiveHybrid 5: The most dynamic form of hybrid driving.

The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 utilises next-generation hybrid technology to ensure maximum efficiency, without compromising the vehicle’s dynamic driving qualities.  It’s all possible because of the way intelligent energy management allows the BMW EfficientDynamics technologies to interact.
By combining a BMW straight 6-cylinder petrol engine with an electric drive, the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is way out in front when it comes to sporty driving pleasure and sustainability.

Electric boost function




The BMW ActiveHybrid 7: the most luxurious and dynamic type of hybrid.

More efficient than the BMW 7 Series without hybrid technology, more powerful than all other hybrid concepts in its class: welcome to the BMW ActiveHybrid.  Quite simply, it’s the most dynamic drive you can get from a hybrid.  BMW ActiveHybrid means more than just reduced fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. It means significantly increased performance too.  The intelligent combination of an electric motor and the combustion engine is ideal for everyday use and delivers increased driving pleasure without having to compromise on comfort and space. 
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