BMW TWIN POWER TURBO ENGINES. Powered by efficiency and driving pleasure.

The multiple award-winning petrol and diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology are among the innovations from BMW EfficientDynamics. They combine the latest fuel injection systems, fully-variable performance control and innovative turbocharger technology. Introduced in 2007, TwinPower Turbo technology is incorporated into every new BMW engine, whether gasoline-, diesel- or hybrid-powered. Utilizing BMW high-precision direct injection, Double-VANOS continuously variable camshaft timing, and Valvetronic individual intake valve control, TwinPower Turbo technology delivers vastly increased power, torque and efficiency when compared to normally aspirated engines of the same size.

Petrol Engines

Whether configured with four, six, eight or 12 cylinders, the latest BMW gasoline- combustion engines are designed to generate the highest ratio of power and thrilling performance to fuel consumption and emissions.

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Diesel Engines

Powerful, fast, quiet and fuel-efficient: these are the traits of BMW Advanced Diesel engines. Thanks to BluePerformance Technology, BMW diesel engines meet emissions standards in all 50 states. Managed by a high- performance electronic engine control unit, the turbocharger develops boost and extra power in immediate response to the smallest tap of the accelerator pedal, and stays strong throughout the rev range where you do most of your driving.

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Active Hybrid Engine

BMW ActiveHybrid vehicles blend a TwinPower Turbo engine with an electric motor and high- performance lithium-ion battery. When compared to non-hybrid versions, BMW ActiveHybrid vehicles deliver greater fuel efficiency, fewer emissions and breathtaking acceleration.

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BMW i: All Electric Engines

BMW i makes its debut with the i3. Powered by an electric motor combined with an innovative lithium-ion battery, the i3 accelerates from 0 – 60 in approximately 7 seconds. The BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, races from 0 – 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. Its 131-hp electric motor powers the front wheels, while a 231-hp three-cylinder gasoline engine turns the rear wheels. Capable of 22 miles of all-electric driving using its lithium-ion battery, it achieves a total average fuel consumption of 94 mpg.

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