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2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

BMW Finally Builds A Serious Full Hybrid After having us over to drive its raging new M5 last September, BMW is now aiming to show just how efficient their F10 5 Series can be with the occasionally silent and rage-free ActiveHybrid 5. Whereas the ActiveHybrid X6 and ActiveHybrid 750i arrived somewhat lacking in state-of-the-art hybrid credentials, the ActiveHybrid 5 carries a true and undeniable full parallel hybrid powertrain starting with all the goodness you find in a 535i. This ActiveHybrid 5 is essentially a 535i sedan that pollutes less, travels farther on each of its 17.7... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 3.0L I6
Power:
335 HP / 332 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Automatic
MSRP:
$61,845 base
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    Report: BMW 7 Series getting mid-cycle updates for 2013
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    The 2013 BMW 7 Series has an appointment for some cosmetic surgery, according to a report in Car & Driver. The restyle will be minimal, with detail changes around the fascia going just far enough to let other 7 Series owners know that you have the latest model. A more substantive change could occur under the skin of the ActiveHybrid 7, however. It's ...

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    First Drive: 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
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    BMW Finally Builds A Serious Full Hybrid After having us over to drive its raging new M5 last September, BMW is now aiming to show just how efficient their F10 5 Series can be with the occasionally silent and rage-free ActiveHybrid 5. Whereas the ActiveHybrid X6 and ActiveHybrid 750i arrived somewhat lacking in state-of-the-art hybrid credentials, the ...

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    A123 will supply battery packs for BMW hybrids
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    Lithium-ion battery-pack maker A123 Systems, whose customers include General Motors, Fisker and ALTe, will make battery packs for two new BMW hybrid vehicles this year. Both vehicles, the 3 Series Sedan and ActiveHybrid 5 hybrids, were unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The vehicles, which BMW will start selling this ...

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    BMW ActiveHybrid 5 priced from $61,845*
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    The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is only a few months from hitting dealer floors, which makes this as good a time as any to release pricing. The ActiveHybrid 5 will start at $61,845, *including a $895 destination and handling charge. That's about $8,000 more than the 535i, but the extra coin will go towards a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine ...

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    Official: BMW ActiveHybrid 5 priced from $61,845*
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    The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is only a few months from hitting dealer floors, which makes this as good a time as any to release pricing. The ActiveHybrid 5 will start at $61,845, *including a $895 destination and handling charge. That's about $8,000 more than the 535i, but the extra coin will go towards a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine ...

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    BMW ActiveHybrid 5 might be the ultimate modesty machine
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    BMW let loose the details on its ActiveHybrid 5 two months ago and little's been mentioned of it since. If you had seen the liquid blue sedan tucked anonymously into the BMW stand at the Tokyo Motor Show, you might wonder if it's ever going to engage in a public display of affection. The hybridized 535i gets BMW's much-loved turbocharged 3.0-liter ...

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    Tokyo: BMW ActiveHybrid 5 might be the ultimate modesty machine
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    BMW let loose the details on its ActiveHybrid 5 two months ago and little's been mentioned of it since. If you had seen the liquid blue sedan tucked anonymously into the BMW stand at the Tokyo Motor Show, you might wonder if it's ever going to engage in a public display of affection. The hybridized 535i gets BMW's much-loved turbocharged 3.0-liter ...

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    Official: BMW reveals 335-horsepower ActiveHybrid 5 Series
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    As recent rumors suggested, BMW is, in fact, growing its hybrid offerings, though battery power may not be headed to the 3 Series just yet. The German automaker has just unveiled a new production ActiveHybrid 5. The vehicle is based on the 535i, and pairs the company's turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine with a 55-horsepower electric motor and an ...

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    BMW ActiveHybrid 5 coming to the U.S. next spring
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    The BMW ActiveHybrid 6 may be dead, but the new ActiveHybrid 5 Series is getting ready to take its place. BMW today announced that the full hybrid based on the 535i Sedan will be coming to U.S. dealers starting next March. With a promised ability to go 37 miles per hour when running on battery power and the ability to go 0-60 in 5.7 seconds, this isn't ...

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    BMW confirms New Energy Vehicle, an electric 5 Series for China
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    The Chinese will get their very own plug-in hybrid BMW at next month's Shanghai Motor Show when BMW debuts the 2011 5 Series New Energy Vehicle. According to BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer, the car – based on the long-wheelbase 5 Series – is aimed specifically at the Chinese market. There wasn't much else to be had from BMW about the New Energy ...

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    BMW confirms New Energy Vehicle, an electric 5 Series for China
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    The Chinese will get their very own plug-in hybrid BMW at next month's Shanghai Motor Show when BMW debuts the 2011 5 Series New Energy Vehicle. According to BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer, the car – based on the long-wheelbase 5 Series – is aimed specifically at the Chinese market. There wasn't much else to be had from BMW about the New Energy ...

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    BMW to launch Activehybrid 5 in 2011 followed by 3 Series and Megacity
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    BMW Chairman Dr. Norbert Reithofer spoke at the company's annual general meeting this week and confirmed that the next hybrid from Munich will indeed be based on the new 5 Series sedan. A concept version of the 5 Series hybrid was shown in March at the Geneva Motor Show, and Reithofer has now revealed that a production version should arrive in 2011. The ...

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    Officially Official: BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid
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    BMW is expanding its hybrid lineup down the model range to the recently introduced 5 Series sedan with a new concept that debuts Monday at the Geneva Motor Show. The new Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid will likely transition to a production model sometime in 2011. This will be the third different hybrid powertrain variant introduced by BMW following the ...

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    Officially Official: BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid
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    BMW is expanding its hybrid lineup down the model range to the recently introduced 5 Series sedan with a new concept that debuts Monday at the Geneva Motor Show. The new Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid will likely transition to a production model sometime in 2011. This will be the third different hybrid powertrain variant introduced by BMW following the ...

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    Geneva Leakage: BMW to reveal ActiveHybrid 5 concept
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    It looks like the next hybrid model coming to BMW dealers will be the just-introduced 5 series sedan. Photos have leaked out showing an ActiveHybrid 5 concept that is expected to debut next week in Geneva. Like the already-available ActiveHybrid 7, the 5 will likely use the mild hybrid system, but it appears that the 5 will get a more powerful motor. The ...

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    Geneva Preview: BMW may debut Activehybrid 5 concept
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    The new BMW 5 Series sedan goes on sale in the United States this June powered by a choice of inline-six or V8 turbocharged engines with a naturally aspirated six coming later in the summer. Before that happens though, we may well see an Activehybrid 5 concept appear at the Geneva Motor Show in four weeks. When the Activehybrid 7 was launched last year ...

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    Rumormill: BMW ActiveHybrid 5 concept could debut in Geneva
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    Late last month, BMW officially revealed its next generation 5 series sedan in Munich and the opening salvo of powertrains includes the usual array of gas and diesel six- and eight-cylinder engines. However, with the recent launches of the ActiveHybrid X6 and 7, no one expects it to stay that way for long. BMW officials have acknowledged its intent to ...

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    Rumormill: BMW ActiveHybrid 5 could debut as concept at Geneva
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    Late last month, BMW officially revealed its next generation 5 series sedan in Munich and the opening salvo of powertrains includes the usual array of gas and diesel six- and eight-cylinder engines. However, with the recent launches of the ActiveHybrid X6 and 7, no one expects it to stay that way for long. BMW officials have acknowledged its intent to ...

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