View Single Post
      09-11-2020, 08:37 AM   #11
M_Chronos
Private First Class
M_Chronos's Avatar
77
Rep
127
Posts

Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: VA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GrussGott View Post
Maybe I'm WAAAaaayyy late to the party, but last night I noticed that BMW seems to be releasing *all* their 2021+ *40i sedans as "mild hybrids", that is with a 6 cyl inline ICE + 11 HP e-motor & 48v battery.

In other words, seems like the new standard BMW drivetrain will be electric-hybrid?
My understanding is that the motor is not integrated. It is a belt driven starter / generator to make start / stop and the coasting sailing mode more efficient and seamless.