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Old 14th August 2009, 17:37   #1
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Red face BMW X6 Hybrid; 480 HP & 780Nm torque!

MWs new ActiveHybrid X6 promises to be the worlds most powerful hybrid with 480 hp (358 kW) and 575 lb-ft of torque (780 Nm).

The ActiveHybrid X6 will hit 60 mph in just under 6 seconds all while providing a 20-percent fuel savings according to the EU test-cycle. The EU also gave it a CO2 rating of 231 g/km. EPA numbers arent yet available.


ActiveHybrid X6 is BMWs first application of the two-mode transmission developed in partnership with GM and then-DaimlerChrysler. Along with its 4.4 liter overcharged gasoline V8 engine, the X6 includes two electric synchronous engines that get 91 hp (68 kW) and 86 hp (64 kW), respectively.

BMW’s Hybrid X6 Saves 20% On Fuel And Gets 480 HP : Gas 2.0
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Any particular reason for limiting the top speed to 130 mph?

I am perplexed to see europeans moving towards gasoline hybrids when they can have lesser priced, high torque and fuel efficient diesels.
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Its the IN thing to be green.So what if there are two polluting factories to produce 2 powertrains,who cares as long as its green
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With the high price that they command, they could have hybridised a diesel for trying out. People buying these cars wouldn't have cared.
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