Now that BMW has officially launched the ActiveHybrid 7 and the ActiveHybrid X6, the next model to receive a hybrid powertrain is the new 5 Series. According to BMWBlog, BMW is going to unveil a concept version of the ActiveHybrid 5 at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.
The ActiveHybrid 5 will not use the same V8 powered system as the ActiveHybrid X6, instead it’s expected to be powered by a 218 horsepower six-cylinder engine mated to a 40 horsepower electric motor.
A production version is due by the end of next year.
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