The approximately 1.5 million trade fair visitors from home and abroad, anticipated by the organizers between 19.10. and 6.11.2005, can gain their own impression of the innovation power of the BMW Group. With the BMW X3 EfficientDynamics Concept, the company shows how new potential can be employed for the reduction of consumption and emissions through the intelligent management of energy fluxes. The prototype is designed in such a way that savings potentials can be achieved without foregoing the advantages of a dynamic drive. The BMW Active Hybrid Drive Concept with active transmission, novel injection technology, innovative energy management for brake energy regeneration among other things, are just some of the technological highlights of this study.
BMW 3 Series Sports Wagon: Asia Debut in Tokyo.
BMW’s sporting but elegant estate car with its outstanding chassis and suspension now offers even more space for both passengers and luggage. The fourth generation of the 3 Series Sports Wagon is even more versatile than ever, entering the market with the BMW 325i Sports Wagon.
BMW 1 Series: New Top-of-the-Range Model and M Sports Package.
The top-of-the-range model in the 1 Series, boasting a 195 kW/265 hp and 315 Nm/232 lb-ft, 3 liter inline-six, is the supreme athlete in the compact class. And, starting in autumn, all 1 Series will be available with BMW’s Adaptive Headlights, new telematics functions, the M Sports Package and – starting now – a particle filter for the diesel models.
M Sport Package for BMW 1 & 3 Series Sedans and X3 SAV.
BMW offers a new M Sport Package as an option for the 1 and 3 Series Sedans as well as the X3 SAV. Among other features, the package includes an M sports chassis, alloy wheels, M Aerodynamic Package with bumpers in the car color; sport seats, M leather steering wheel and M entry trim strips.
BMW Z4 Coupe concept study.
The BMW Z4 Coupe concept study presents an example of fascinating car construction like no other. The BMW brand name sets new stylistic, conceptual and technical trends. With its superlative performance, the study embodies the classic values of the BMW brand name.
High Precision Injection and Brake Energy Regeneration: BMW technology innovations for significantly reduced consumption for all models.
• The “High Precision Injection” fuel injection technology, to be introduced by BMW in the years to come, is the first jet-guided direct injection of petrol suitable for mass production. This technology achieves the full savings potential in consumption that cannot be reached by current solutions on the market.
• Under the title of Brake Energy Regeneration, the BMW Group introduces the regeneration of energy, which has been released so far in the form of heat from the brake disks, via an intelligent alternator control as well as an automatic engine start/stop system.
BMW Active Hybrid to debut in Asia: spontaneous, exhilarating acceleration and economical. For high-performance models, the BMW Group has developed the exemplary drive concept, BMW Active Hybrid, the BMW interpretation of a hybrid drive based on active transmission and Super Caps.
(Oct. 15, 2005)