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      03-07-2013, 04:23 PM   #1
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The new BMW plug-in-hybrid-technology explained

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The best of both Worlds: BMW presents the new plug-in-hybrid-technology, built into the BMW Concept Active Tourer. For the first time, BMW combined two different drive concepts in one car: A BMW TwinPower Turbo combustion engine [more info] and an electric engine. The concept vehicle combines comfort and functionality with dynamic performance and style.


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      03-07-2013, 07:27 PM   #2
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exterior and interior Design A+ looking like a scirrocco
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      03-08-2013, 12:57 PM   #3
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Nice styling. I'd buy one at a reasonable price.
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      03-08-2013, 01:33 PM   #4
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That's neat
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      03-08-2013, 01:47 PM   #5
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Nice styling. I'd buy one at a reasonable price.
Reasonable price.. BMW?
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That 3cyl engine block look stout.
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Only 60g CO2!!
(I wish I knew how that compared to my 335i)

I like the styling and tech, but its basically a Volt coming to the party a few years later.

I'd def lease it.
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Looks like a Peugeot 308, very uninspiring.
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      03-08-2013, 04:32 PM   #9
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I'd consider one, but not sure about more power going to the front wheels.

Very aesthetic car in my opinion
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      03-08-2013, 05:44 PM   #10
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      03-08-2013, 08:50 PM   #11
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Looks better than the i3
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This looks great. Can't wait to see what BMW will bring to market in these new types of cars.
I just got back tonight from leasing a Ford C-Max hybrid for my GF.
Would have gotten this instead if it was available.
EV cars with CVT drive so smooth. its surprising how good it drives. seemless transfer from Electric to gas.

Perfect world,
full EV car for daily driving to work. Hybrid wagon ford the family.
And a 3-5yr old M3 toy in the garage for the weekends.

Sounds affordable lol!!!
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What is so amazing about this? Yes, the fuel economy is outstanding, but BMW has the AH3, AH5 and AH7. This is just another hybrid!

Why does it say that BMW combined a combustion engine with an electric one for the first time???
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Now that's a hot hybrid
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Only 60g CO2!!
(I wish I knew how that compared to my 335i)

I like the styling and tech, but its basically a Volt coming to the party a few years later.

I'd def lease it.
196 g CO2 (g/km)
Plug in Prius 49 g
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Waiting for the right new e technology BMW to actually come out. Personally, I'd like an AH-M car.
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Waiting for the right new e technology BMW to actually come out. Personally, I'd like an AH-M car.
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A great idea, just look at the new hybrid supercars that were shown in Geneva!!!!
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Didn't General Motors already do this about 3 years ago?
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Waiting for the right new e technology BMW to actually come out. Personally, I'd like an AH-M car.
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A great idea, just look at the new hybrid supercars that were shown in Geneva!!!!
Going to check those out online now. Thanks.
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