Thursday, July 11, 2013
The BMW Concept Active Tourer Outdoor will take to the stage at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen fair, treating the premium compact segment to another view of how interior space can be cleverly utilised for sport and leisure purposes. This concept car presents solutions that take a fresh route to combining sporting aesthetics and style with sustainable drive technology, compact dimensions and functionality. The environmentally friendly plug-in hybrid drive system, bringing together a combustion engine and an electric motor to provide a very special form of power delivery, ensures efficiency of the highest order. (Large Gallery + More info After the jump)
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Unofficially this engine will put out 120-220hp at 180-240nm of peak torque in various configurations, in line with being efficient and dynamic this 1.5L 3 Cylinder TwinPower Turbo will make it's way into cars such as the BMW i3 and the i8 paired with an electric powertrain. BMW has already beginning testing it's new small displacement engines in the existing F20 BMW 1 Series (F20 not sold in North America) as seen here in the pictures, the engine also debuted in the Concept Active Tourer recently shown at the 2012 Paris Autoshow. Small displacement engines will be the future as government enforce the goals for each manufacture to meet new environmental standards.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The covers is off on the BMW Concept Active Tourer, have a look at our gallery and press release after the jump. In concept form this Front Wheel Drive hybrid electric (eDrive) BMW City Car is another step BMW is taking towards a premium sustainable mode of transportation. The Concept Active Tourer will debut at the Paris Autoshow in 2 weeks.