BMW TWINPOWER TURBO ACTIVEHYBRID ENGINE

3.0-Liter, ActiveHybrid TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-Cylinder Engine 335 hp – 350 hp

The ActiveHybrid engine starts with our award-winning, 300-hp TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine, then adds a high-voltage 55 hp electric motor integrated into the 8-speed STEPTRONIC transmission. This combination provides 335 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque (ActiveHybrid 3 and ActiveHybrid 5 – ActiveHybrid 7 has 350 hp and 360 lb-ft of torque) while reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions compared to the standard 3.0-Liter TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder engine. Combined with a standard 8-speed automatic transmission, the ActiveHybrid powered models are capable of an estimated 0-60 mph time of as little as 5.2 seconds (ActiveHybrid 3) to 5.7 seconds (ActiveHybrid 5) and 5.6 seconds in the ActiveHybrid 7.

Performance hybrid.

The electric motor and combustion engine of the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 work in perfect union, supported by a lithium-ion high-performance battery and coordinated by an intelligent hybrid system. The result is maximum efficiency and maximum dynamics.

 ActiveHybrid 3ActiveHybrid 5ActiveHybrid 7
Full Hybrid SystemCan run purely on electric power, or the electric motor can provide "eBoost" to assist the gas engine
Transmission8-speed automatic
Gas EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline-6 N55 - Ward's 2013 "10 Best Engines"
Electric MotorSandwiched between the 8-speed automatic transmission and the gas engine
HorsepowerGas: 300
Elec:  55
335 combined
Gas: 300
Elec:  55
335 combined
Gas: 315
Elec:  55
350 combined
TorqueGas: 300
Elec:  155
330 combined
Gas: 300
Elec:  155
330 combined
Gas: 330
Elec:  155
360 combined
0 - 60 mph (seconds)5.2(0.2 sec. faster than 335i)5.7(Identical to 535i Sedan)5.6(Identical to 740Li)
eDrive: Max Speed47 mph37mph37 mph
eDrive: Max Range 2.5 miles (in ECO PRO mode) when driving at an average speed of 22 mph
Important Note:  When the transmission is in the Sport setting, the car will not drive in pure electric mode.
Fuel Economy25 / 33 / 28 combined
(ECO PRO can add 20% more)
23 / 30 / 26 combined
(ECO PRO can add 20% more)
22 / 30 / 25 combined
(ECO PRO can add 20% more)

A hybrid that looks, drives and acts like a sports car.

Maybe it’s the fact that it features a 300 hp engine with a 55 hp electric motor that has a combined total output of 335 hp. Or maybe it’s the fact that it still boasts unrivaled performance with its hybrid-specific 8-speed automatic transmission. Either way, this hybrid definitely breaks the mold with efficiency that never skimps on power.