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Greater Diversity, Lower Fuel Consumption, Minimum Emissions: the BMW Model Range in Spring 2009.
Mon Jan 12 13:15:00 CET 2009 Press Release
BMW already offers 49 models with EU5 - new entry-level diesel in the BMW 1 Series - new straight-six diesel for the BMW 330d Convertible - additional features and options in all model series.
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BMW already offers 49 models with EU5 - new entry-level diesel in the BMW 1
Series - new straight-six diesel for the BMW 330d Convertible - additional
features and options in all model series.
Munich. In spring 2009 BMW's model range is being expanded by a number of
particularly fuel-efficient, low-emission vehicles. As a result, the number of
BMW models already fulfilling the EU5 emission standard ahead of time as of
September 2009 is increasing to no less than 49. And the BMW 330d with optional
BMW BluePerformance Technology already fulfils the EU6 emission standard not
scheduled to come into force until 2014.
The range of particularly low-emission models extends all the way from the BMW
1 Series to the BMW 7 Series, and also includes BMW X models.
The new BMW 116d offers a particularly efficient entry into the BMW 1 Series.
Powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel developing 85 kW/115 hp, the BMW
116d consumes an average of just 4.4 litres/100 kilometres (equal to 64.2 mpg
imp) in the EU test cycle - and with its CO2 rating of 118 grams it is
currently the most fuel-efficient and lowest-emission model within BMW's entire
model range. Maximum torque of 260 Newton-metres/192 lb-ft and acceleration to
100 km/h in 10.2 seconds on the three-door model gives the new BMW 116d all the
sporting performance so typical of the brand combined with particularly
economic motoring qualities. The BMW 3 Series Convertible is now also available
with BMW's new straight-six diesel engine likewise complying in full with the
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