Specifications of the BMW ActiveHybrid5

Specifications of the BMW ActiveHybrid5

Engine: 2,979cc inline-6 directinjection turbocharged N55 with synchronous electric motor

Max engine power (motor): 302hp @ 5,800rpm (40kW)

Max engine torque (motor): 400Nm @ 1,200 - 5,000rpm (210Nm)

Combined system output: 335hp/450Nm

Transmission: 8-speed automatic, rear-wheel drive

Safety features: Six airbags, DSC (dynamic stability control) including ABS and DTC (dynamic traction control), CBC (cornering brake control), DBC (dynamic brake control), dry braking function, fading compensation, daytime running lights, adaptive headlights with cornering lights, high beam assistant, park distance control, surround view, lane departure warning

Price and availability: TBA (middle of 2012)

* According to BMW Malaysia, the ActiveHybrid 5 will be coming our way in the middle of this year. So far, it is working on the pricing, but we predict a price tag of between RM600,000 and RM700,000, placing it between the RM598,800 535i and the upcoming M5.