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11BMW X6 Active Hybrid gets axed

At $89,725, the BMW X6 Active Hybrid was certainly no bargain. The 480-horsepower, 575 pound-feet-of-torque mid-size luxury crossover was a powerful beast, but the CUV's lack of added of efficiency could well be the reason that buyers did not opt for the hybrid X6 over the more conventional inline six- and V8-powered versions.

39BMW X6 Active Hybrid cancelled with a quickness

According to BimmerFile, if you're on of the tens of people looking for the Ultimately Confused Driving Machine, you should act fast to pick one up at your local dealership. The 480-horsepower, 575 pound-feet-of-torque-producing mutant X6 Active Hybrid has reached the end of its confused life. The hybrid wagon is certainly powerful, but it's also heavy. In fact, it weighs 400 pounds more than the non-hybrid X6.

24Inside Line straps 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 on the dyno, results disappointing

2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddInside Line straps disappointing 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 on the dyno

2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddRemy supplying the motors for Daimler-built two-mode hybrid transmission

Daimler is now building its own version of the two-mode hybrid transmissions that were co-developed with General Motors and BMW. The Daimler-built transmissions are used in the Mercedes-Benz ML450 and BMW X6 hybrids. Inside of each of those transmissions are two electric motor/generators which are produced by former GM parts division Remy International.

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