Insideline claims that a senior BMW authority in Munich has confirmed that the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics hybrid concept car is headed for production! Volume is expected to be between 5,000 and 10,000 units and the powertrain (356hp / 590lb-ft tq) and the less than 3,000 pound weight will be retrained. More details inside.
BMW Concept ActiveE
BMWs vision for the future of the megacity vehicle, dubbed Project-i (Isetta?) comes in the form of this 1-series coupe modified to run on electricity.
For the next major autoshow on schedule, the International Autoshow at Detroit, BMW will bring this car to follow-up the VisionED concept car.
BMW maintains its goals of combining the green energy push with its own motto of "sheer driving pleasure" or "joy". They have aimed to make this car fun to drive, with a good amount of torque and power.
The Engine and Drivetrain
The engine itself is a uniquely derived unit that produced 170hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. This gives … CONTINUED
The BMW Vision EfficientDynamics hybrid sports car concept was unveiled to the public for the first time at a BMW hosted preview event at the Frankfurt IAA. CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer took part in the uncovering and had some words to say as well…
BMW continues on their online media blitz for the BMW EfficientDynamics Vision car with part 2 of their series behind the building of the car. And without a doubt these videos are really good as they give us not only better insights into the car itself, but the general building blocks of what goes into building a concept car. Its really a set of videos I’ve enjoyed watching so far.
Here are BMW insider details on ways the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept car will impact the design and technology of future BMW production cars.
Someone spotted the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany. Seems that its being videotaped for something new.
Pics are from Car and Driver
Here it is! The first official photos, wallpapers, videos and press release of the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Car.
Offering a full-hybrid concept, the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept car is powered by a three-cylinder turbodiesel and two electric motors. Overall system output is 262 kW/356 hp, maximum torque 800 Newton-metres/590 lb-ft. All-wheel drive featuring an electric motor on both the front and rear axle.
As a plug-in hybrid, BMW Vision EfficientDynamics is able to cover the entire fuel consumption drive cycle under electric power alone. Taking the sources of energy used for generating the electric power consumed into account (EU electricity mix), this reduces the CO2 emission rating to just 50 grams per kilometre.
Ahead of tomorrow’s potential reveal (or further teaser) of the Vision EfficientDynamics Sports Car Concept on BMW’s site, here is the first revealed design sketch!
New info indicates that this concept will feature 2+2 seating, 3-cylinder engine + 2 electric motors, about 350hp, and will have M3-like performance.