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Officially Official: 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid Dash Instruments

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid Dash Instruments

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid

The BMW X6 ActiveHybrid has arrived, and as previously covered, the new gas-electric X6 will be the most powerful hybrid in history, with 480 peak horsepower and diesel-like plateau of 575 lb-ft of torque.
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Mercedes Benz and BMW predict low sales for luxury hybrids

Mercedes Benz S-Class

Mercedes Benz S-Class

Japanese carmakers have been building hybrids for years and have largely been successful with their efforts, especially Toyota with its Prius line. General Motors and Ford have been in the game for some years as well but have had limited success compared to their Japanese rivals. European carmakers, on the other hand, have been slow in the field, mostly due to the popularity of diesel models in their home markets. Continue reading

2009 BMW 750i dyno tested, reveals hidden power

2009 BMW 750i

2009 BMW 750i

Dynamometers are notoriously tricky beasts, and comparing between systems, individual examples and even on the same machine across time can be hard or impossible. But they do serve to give a rough ballpark figure, and one of the latest tests of a 2009 BMW 750i reveals it’s in a very interesting ballpark. Continue reading