The concept is powered by 100-kWh batteries and the engine reaches 456 hp and 590 lb.-ft. of torque distributed via 4-wheel drive. It can go from 0-62 mph in less than four seconds and reach a maximum speed of 137 mph.
According to ACEA’s midyear sales results, all categories of electrified vehicles from battery-electrics and plug-in hybrids to full and mild hybrids registered both volume and market-share growth in first-half 2018.
A BMW executive tells WardsAuto that new diesel engines are being developed at the automaker’s powertrain engineering center in Steyr, Austria. “You might see also these applications in the U.S.,” he says.