new BMW 5 Series Active Hybrid5

new BMW 5 Series Active Hybrid5

The new BMW 5 Series Active Hybrid is really one of the first driver-orientated saloons available in the full-sized executive sector, but it’s more or less competing against the BMW Diesel 5 Series, and with a pretty big price tag, it’s hard to see just how competitive it’s going to be. Still, let’s have a quick scan of the positives: this petrol/electric 5 Series Saloon is powered by a 3.0-litre engine that has 325PS with the inclusion of an electric motor, and offers up superb drivability that, so far, no other hybrid has quite managed.

2014 BMW Active Hybrid5

Furthermore, BMW is investing a lot of time and resource into hybrid power, with the new BMW 5 Series Active Hybrid5 being the first to benefit from their endeavours. No doubt, the German brand’s interest in the niche was fuelled by a desire to outwit rivals Mercedes and Audi, and [...]

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