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BMW to launch X5 plug-in hybrid

BMW has launched the X5 xDrive40e - the first plug-in hybrid production car from the manufacturer's core brand.

Its combustion engine and the electric motor, which together generate a total system output of 313hp, provide combined fuel economy of up to 85.6mpg and a combined electricity consumption of 15.3kWh. CO2 emissions are 77g/km.

Short journeys in urban areas can be completed on electric power alone, while in all-electric drive mode, the vehicle is capable of a top speed of an electroncially-limited 75mph.

The X5 xDrive40e goes on sale autumn 2015. Prices will be announced at a later date.

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  • MR.Bean - 16/03/2015 11:04

    At this stage they wont be getting any £ from the Grant. Someone in Germany wont be very happy by missing the grade by 2g/km.

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