15 Feb '15, 10am

BMW i5 or i7 Plug-In Hybrid Car Arriving In 2018?

The front motor will be good for about 245 horsepower, and the rear motor about 95 ponies, with a 245 horsepower four-cylinder range extender bringing total output to about 545 horsepower. The gas engine will assist at speeds above 40 MPH, though the i5/i7 is being designed to operate primarily on battery power. The plug-in hybrid can operate using either the front or rear electric motors alone, together, or in conjunction with the range extender, which from the sounds of it will also help in the motivation.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2015/02/15/bmw-i5i7-phev-arrivin...

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