BMW Engine Technology.19/06/2017
CHOOSING THE RIGHT ENGINE.
DIESEL. PETROL. HYBRID. ELECTRIC.
We recognise that when it comes to choosing the right engine, there is a wide range of compelling options available on the market today. With our diesel, petrol and plug-in hybrids all cleaner and more efficient than ever, each offers its own unique advantages. Whichever BMW you may choose, our latest BMW engines guarantee the:
- Highest performance - Best fuel consumption - Lowest emissions
In recent decades, our significant developments in engine technology have allowed us to reduce the total CO2 emissions of the BMW model range by 40%. As such, the latest generation of BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol, diesel and hybrid engines are cleaner and more efficient than ever, whilst still delivering our iconic BMW driving performance.
Every BMW engine employs 100 years of engineering excellence and a range of cutting-edge technologies as standard. So, whatever your requirements, you can be confident that you will be driving one of the cleanest, most efficient cars in its class.
MAXIMISING THE DRIVING PLEASURE. BMW has an unrivaled reputation for delivering class-leading technology. The current generation of petrol engines employs the following innovations to deliver maximum driving pleasure.
HIGH PRECISION DIRECT INJECTION. By using the full amount of energy from every drop of fuel, this petrol direct injection system deliver slower consumption, even at higher engine revs.
VALVETRONIC. In 2001, BMW was the first manufacturer to harness this innovative technology that maximises the oxygen supply to each cylinder and allows the engine to breathe efficiently
DOUBLE VANOS. By optimising the fuel exchange, Double VANOS guarantees a responsive performance and higher torque, even at low revs and engine speeds.
Building on the BMW 1602 of the 1970s, we have been developing electric automotive solutions for over four decades. The BMW iPerformance range combines a powerful petrol engine with an electric motor that is powered by a lithium-ion battery, providing an exceptional all-electric driving range with the flexibility of a combustion engine, offering the best of both worlds.
BMW iPerformance models achieve CO2 emissions from just 44g/km, and combined fuel economies of up to 148mpg.