The Bavarian car manufacturer in the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show to present a new performance series 2, and it is a model 225x, or on its plug-in hybrid version with drive to all four wheels. 2016 BMW 225xe Active Tourer is something new, something that will shake up the customers. Specifications and driving force in the German Bavarian vehicle are imposing and amazing. At first glance, you’ll be delighted with the much what. Paradoxically, customers receive a vehicle with good design and good quality. Bargain will be more than decent.
2016 BMW 225xe Active Tourer – 4×4 Plug-in Hybrid
This model runs combination of front located 1.5-liter 3-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol driving machine (otherwise the model i8), which now develops an output of 136 hp and maximum torque of 220 Nm and an electric motor with 88 hp and torque of 165 Nm, which is integrated in the rear axle. So, gasoline is via 6-speed automatic transmission Steptronic responsible for initiating the front and rear wheel electric engine. The combined strength of this powertrain is 224 hp and maximum torque of 385 Nm.
The driver can choose the mode powertrain or choose the drive to the front, rear and all-wheel drive. In the latter case 225x up to 100 km/h speed up to 6.7 seconds, while a top speed exceed 202 km/h. The average consumption will this car, the factory data, when using an electric drive of around 2 liters/100 km.
There are also three modes of electric powertrain AUTO eDrive, MAX eDrive and SAVE BATTERY. In Max eDrive mode the maximum speed of the car is limited to 125 km/h, and Auto eDriveu 80 km/h. Electrical autonomy of the car is about 40 km, and the lithium-ion battery (7.7 kWh) are located under the rear seats, while luggage volume is not changed.
Batteries can be charged through regenerative braking, ordinary household outlet for what would take about 3 hours 15 minutes, while the optional BMW charger iWallbox time reduced by one hour.
Sales of 225x in the European markets will start at the end of this year, and in Germany that the price range from 37.800 Euros. It will be in the rest of the world remains to be seen. Price list will depend on the level of equipment that is presented and for which customers choose.