BMW shows performance hybrids in New York

The BMW IPerformance plug-in hybrid family, including the 530e, will all be on the brand’s stand new month at the New York International Auto Show.

  • BMW 530e

BMW will showcase its latest model line-up featuring the BMW iPerformance family of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the 2017 New York International Auto Show.

The new BMW 530e iPerformance is the latest addition to BMW’s growing family of plug-in hybrid iPerformance vehicles.

It combines BMW eDrive electric drive concept and a four-cylinder gasoline engine to achieve 248 hp providing 310 lb/ft of torque and a 0-60 time in 6.1 seconds.

Purely electric driving for the BMW 530e iPerformance is possible for up to 15 miles.

The BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance, BMW’s flagship plug-in hybrid model, presents the comfort of the BMW 7 Series with the virtues of electric, locally emission-free mobility. The luxury sedan gets its eDrive powertrain technology from The BMW 330e iPerformance adds a plug-in hybrid drive system to the world’s most successful premium model, the BMW 3 Series.

BMW Flagship and 530e

The innovative use of an electric motor with the BMW TwinPower Turbo inline four-cylinder engine, which has won the International Engine of the Year Award twice to date, results in a total system output of 248 hp and 310 lb/ft of torque.

The BMW X5 xDrive40e iPerformance, the company’s first plug-in hybrid, combines the 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine with an electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery, integrated into its eight-speed automatic transmission.

This SUV can travel approximately 14 miles on pure electric propulsion, powered by a lithium-ion battery.

The gasoline engine and electric motor put out 308 hp and 332 lb/ft of torque, enough to propel the X5 xDrive40e from 0-60mph in just 6.5 seconds.

2017 BMW 530e

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