Irvine BMW Debuts The All-New BMW 5-Series Sedan Hybrid in 2011
May 25, 2010 – Irvine, Calif. – Irvine BMW proudly awaits the BMW 5-Series Hybrid that will be available to consumers in early 2011.
“We’re very excited to reveal the new 5-Series Hybrid to our customers and we are anticipating the hybridization of further models series in the future”, General Sales Manager Steve Rudkin.
The BMW ActiveHybrid was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show back in March 2010. The drive system featured in the BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid consists of 3.0-liter straight-six N55 gasoline engine with TwinPower Turbo technology, eight-speed automatic transmission, and electric drive.
At the same time the electric motor offers a boost function, supporting the gasoline engine in generating particularly dynamic drive power for an even more sporting driving experience in the car.
The drivetrain technology featured in the BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid allows all-electric, zero-emission motoring in city traffic. The combustion engine is supported in the BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid by an electrical drive system developed specifically for this model and arranged in compact dimensions between the straight-six combustion engine and the automatic transmission. Drawing its energy from a high-voltage battery at the back of the car, the electric motor develops maximum output of 40 kW.
“We’re excited to unveil the all-new 5-Series ActiveHybrid at Irvine BMW in Orange County, it’ll offer our customers a step above luxury, power and function in an economically environmental vehicle,” said Rudkin.
As a proud member of the Shelly Automotive Group and one of the largest BMW centers on the West Coast, Irvine BMW has loyally served Orange County - including Lake Elsinore, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, El Toro, Foothill Ranch, Capistrano Beach, Dana Point, Lake Forest, Laguna Woods, East Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Silverado, Trabuco Canyon, Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo and Ladera Ranch - for nearly a decade.
Irvine BMW’s helpful and knowledgeable staff, expert factory-trained technicians, state-of-the-art service department, comprehensive parts department and one of the nation’s largest selections of new, used and certified pre-owned BMWs have made Irvine BMW a landmark in Southern California’s automotive landscape. For more information about Irvine BMW, visit the dealership at 9881 Research Drive in Irvine, Calif., or online at irvinebmw.net.
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