BMW is busy around the 2015 IAA but this hasn’t stopped the company to introduce several upgrades for some of its models
BMW is busy around the 2015 IAA but this hasn’t stopped the company to introduce several upgrades for some of its models.
Starting with the new 7-Series, it a 3.0-liter diesel biturbo unit that has 320 PS (235 kW) and 680 Nm (502 lb-ft) of torque. Available as BMW 740d xDrive and BMW 740Ld xDrive models, the unit will be offered from November this year. It provides 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration times of 5.2 or 5.3 seconds respectively, while average fuel consumption and emission levels are 4.9 to 5.4 liters per 100 km and 129 to 139 per km (5.0-5.4/ 132-142 gr/km for the Long version).
BMW will also offer the 450 PS (330 kW) V8 petrol unit in rear-wheel-drive configuration in the BMW 750i and BMW 750L variants. The flagship model is also getting the Remote Controlled Parking option in November this year. It will be available for the BMW 730d, BMW 730d xDrive and BMW 740d xDrive and their Long versions.
Next is the BMW X1, which receives a 3-cylinder petrol engine for the sDrive18i model. This is a 1.5-liter 136 PS (100 kW) unit that has an average fuel consumption of 5.1-5.3 liters per 100 km. What’s more, the 150 PS (110 kW) 2.0-liter diesel can now be mated to a xDrive all-wheel-drive system.
As from November 2015, the vehicle can also be ordered in the M Sport version. This equipment variant adds the M aerodynamics package, BMW Individual High Gloss Shadow Line, BMW Individual High Gloss Shadow Line roof rails, M sports suspension and 18-inch or optional 19-inch M light alloy wheels.
Last but not least, the 2-Series Active Tourer gains a new entry-level variant – the 216i Active Tourer has 102 PS (75 kW) and up to 180 Nm (132 lb-ft) of torque and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 11.3 seconds. Average fuel consumption is between 5.1 and 5.3 liters per 100 km, with corresponding CO2 emission of between 118 and 123 grams per km.
Check out the press release section below for more details.