Recently, BMW has announced new updates for the 1 Series, 2 Series Gran Coupe, 3 Series, 5 Series and 8 Series models. Notably, in the coming time, the brand will launch more 5 Series models with Plug-in Hybrid engine variant.
With the aim of revisions and updates aimed at enhancing performance through consistent electrification, optimization of emissions and innovation in the areas of driver assistance and digital services, sessions This update will begin to be applied and put into production in the fall of 2020. At the same time, the brand also announced that, in November, its models will meet emissions standards. Euro 6d.
New versions to come including the new BMW 5 Series Plug-in Hybird, 3 Series and 8 Series models will be available with a number of new inline 6-cylinder diesel and hybrid technology. 48 volt lightweight helps to reduce the fuel consumption and emissions of the vehicle models. In addition, the models of the 1 Series and 2 Series Gran Coupe will be added with a new engine version.
Starting November 2020, the new Urban Cruise Control feature will become an option in the Driving Assistant Professional package on some models. In addition, the models will be updated with the new BMW Operating System 7 to help bring a better and more comfortable experience for those who use the car. In addition, the car models also offer BMW News, which gives drivers personalized news and sounds. Options will make it easier to personalize the car, thereby creating a sense of comfort and comfort when using the vehicle. In addition, the functions of the system of virtual assistant BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant will also be expanded further.
For the new 5 Series models, BMW offers Plug-in Hybrid models that include:
- BMW 545e xDrive Sedan with combined fuel consumption: 2.3-2.2 liters / 100 km; Combined power consumption: 16.3-15.8 kWh / 100 km; Running range when using electricity: 47-57 km.
- BMW 530e Touring with combined fuel consumption: 2.0-1.8 liters / 100 km; Combined power consumption: 16.1-15.4 kWh / 100 km; Running range when using electricity: 52-57 km.
- BMW 530e xDrive Touring with combined fuel consumption: 2.4-2.2 liters / 100 km; Combined power consumption: 16.7-16.1 kWh / 100 km; Running range when using electricity: 48-53 km.
For the new BMW 545e xDrive Sedan, the car is equipped with a 6-cylinder petrol engine in line and an electric drive system integrated into the 8-speed Steptronic transmission providing an impressive driving experience. The power of the two drive systems with the engine helps to produce up to 394 horsepower and is distributed between the front and rear wheels as required by the BMW xDrive four-wheel drive system.
The new Touring models are a combination of sporty design as well as energy saving factors. The car is equipped with a plug-in hybrid system including a 4-cylinder petrol engine and an electric powertrain system also integrated into the 8-speed Steptronic transmission. These two engines can combine to produce up to 292 horsepower in XtraBoost mode.
On the 3 Series and 8 Series models, BMW offers a version with a 6-cylinder diesel engine in line with 48 volt Light Hybrid technology. Equipped with a lightweight Hybrid engine, BMW can reduce the amount of emissions its cars generate. Thanks to the more advanced BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and the help of a generator with additional batteries, the dynamic power delivery at start-up and acceleration is enhanced by the additional output of about 11 hp from 48 volt starter generator.
The 48 volt mild hybrid technology will be available on four BMW 3 Series models starting November 2020. Models equipped with this technology include:
- New BMW 330d Sedan with combined fuel consumption: 4.7-4.4 liters / 100 km.
- New BMW 330d Xdrive Sedan with combined fuel consumption: 5.0-4.7 liters / 100 km.
- New BMW 330d Touring with combined fuel consumption: 4.8-4.5 liters / 100 km.
- New BMW 330d Xdrive Touring with combined fuel consumption: 5.2 – 4.8 liters / 100 km.
This lightweight hybrid engine will be mated to a new inline 6-cylinder diesel, which already provides additional driving pleasure with an additional 21 hp of maximum output. The new diesel engine produces maximum torque at 650 Nm, ranging from 1500 to 2500 rpm.
On some BMW 8 Series models, 48 volt mild hybrid technology is combined with a new 3.0 liter diesel engine including models:
- BMW 840d xDrive Coupé with combined fuel consumption: 5.8-5.6 liters / 100 km.
- BMW 840d xDrive Convertible with combined fuel consumption: 6.0-5.7 liters / 100 km.
- BMW 840d xDrive Gran Coupé with combined fuel consumption: 5.9-5.6 llit / 100 km.
The new diesel engines for the BMW 3 Series and BMW 8 Series are equipped with exhaust gas treatment technology with components close to the engine including a diesel oxidation catalytic converter and SCR coating on the diesel particulate filter. To optimize nitrogen oxide (NOX) emissions, a second metering element has been added to the output of the SCR system near the engine.
For the 1 Series and 2 Series Gran Coupe versions, the brand also brings new versions of the engine as well as a number of additional options:
- New BMW 116i with combined fuel consumption: 5.8-5.4 liters / 100 km. This model uses a 3-cylinder petrol engine capable of producing 109 horsepower, 190 Nm of torque. The vehicle comes standard with a 6-speed manual transmission and customers can choose from a 7-speed Steptronic gearbox with dual clutch as an option.
- New BMW 120i with combined fuel consumption: 5.8-5.5 liters / 100 km. The car is equipped with a 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces a maximum capacity of 178 hp, maximum torque of 280 Nm and is equipped with a standard 7-speed dual-clutch Steptronic box. The new BMW 120i is capable of accelerating from 0-100km / h in 7 seconds.
The remarkable point on the new diesel engine of the 2 Series Gran Coupe is its remarkable fuel economy. This model has 1 model equipped with a new 3-cylinder diesel engine:
- The new BMW 216d Gran Coupé with combined fuel consumption: 4.1-3.8 liters / 100 km is capable of producing 116 PS of maximum power and 270 Nm of torque. It is equipped with a 7-speed Steptronic gearbox with dual clutch as standard and the car is capable of accelerating from 0-100km / h in 10.3 seconds.
In addition, BMW has added options for the BMW 1 Series and BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé. Customers can choose to equip the BMW Individual Shadow Line with black details on the edge of the lamp to make the look of the car more aggressive than the original version.
At the same time, BMW has introduced Urban Cruise Control equipment to help the driver to operate the car on the street more safely and comfortably. This system will control the speed and distance between vehicles while operating in the city. Along with the optional Driving Assistant Professional, Urban Cruise Control will be available on BMW 3 Series and BMW 5 Series, BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 8 Series and BMW X5, BMW X6, BMW X7, and BMW models. M5, BMW M8, BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M series. This feature expands the functionality of the active cruise control system with the Stop & Go function and traffic light recognition function. In addition to the vehicles and traffic signs ahead, traffic lights will now also be detected through this system.
In addition, when the system detects enough information and signs on the road, the system will automatically control the preset speed and distance. If the light is red, the system will slow down the car to stop. If you are in an intersection with different light signals applying to different lanes, a traffic light icon will be displayed in the interior display and the driver can choose which lane to follow. For added comfort in city traffic, the system has added a driver reminder function. When the vehicle stops at the traffic light, the current traffic light is displayed in the instrument cluster and when the light is green, the vehicle will signal to remind the driver to continue the journey.
The Urban Cruise Control function will also be integrated into future vehicles through a remote software upgrade. With the exception of the BMW 8 Series models, this option is offered to vehicles of the aforementioned models manufactured from July 2020 onwards as an option, and this function will also appear on vehicles that are available. Installing Driving Assistant Professional system.
In addition, a number of digital features have also been improved to provide the best experience for occupants such as BMW News, BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant with new functions, profile photos and can login. simple. The latest generation of display and control systems enables drivers to access new digital services on many existing BMW models. The BMW 7 operating system available with BMW Live Cockpit, BMW Live Cockpit Plus or BMW Live Cockpit Professional allows the driver to customize what’s displayed in great detail with a high level of personalization. From November 2020, the audio content will also be tailored to the needs and needs of drivers with BMW News. Based on the driver’s personal preference, online news will be curated from publisher services and played in natural spoken language through the vehicle’s audio system.
BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant is one of the innovative special services available on current models with BMW 7 Operating System. From fall 2020, operating modes MAX eDrive and AUTO eDrive or ELECTRIC and HYBRID can also be activated on plug-in hybrid models via voice control. From November 2020, drivers can not only log in by entering their BMW ID manually, but also through the My BMW mobile app, making the login process very convenient.
In addition, the BMW X1 and X2 models will also be equipped with a new lighting system. The BMW X2 Sports Activity Coupé will be equipped with adaptive LED lights starting November 2020. This light system helps optimize visibility while driving at night. This feature can increase field of vision while not dazzling other pedestrians. To achieve this, the high beam is divided into multiple LED segments that can be activated and deactivated independently of each other to adjust the road lighting to the respective traffic conditions.
In addition, the BMW X1 and X2 can also be optional with the BMW Individual Shadow Line lights. In addition, customers can choose to add a detailed upgrade package for the BMW X2 BMW Individual High Gloss Shadow with black details instead of chromr rims or the signature BMW grille is also painted in color. Black, the exhaust section is also decorated with chrome black.
In addition, the brand also brings new paint colors to some of its models. The new San Remo Green metallic paint color will be added to the new BMW 4 Series Coupé palette in the near future. For the BMW X5, BMW X6 and BMW X7, Metallic Gray and Metallic Brown have been added to the palette. In addition, special paints from BMW Individual such as Grigio Telesto, Urban Green, Frozen Black Metallic, Petrol Mica Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic, Avus Blue Metallic and British Racing Green are also available as options. large BMW X models.
For the BMW i3 and BMW i3s models, the brand has introduced new paint colors to the markets starting November this year. Announced colors include Cashmere Silver with accents in blue and Galvanic Gold with Frozen Gray metallic accents and Fluid Black with Frozen Gray accents.
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