BMW TwinPower Turbo engines.

Innovative petrol and diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology form the centrepiece of every BMW. They combine the latest injection systems, fully variable performance control and innovative turbocharger technology.


The innovative 3-cylinder petrol engine with its exceptional smoothness, the 4-cylinder petrol engine and the BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine, multiple winner of the “Engine of the Year Award” – they all set new standards. In the latest generation, the BMW EfficientDynamics engine family proves to be more economical, lower on emissions and more powerful than their predecessors.

In order to increase efficiency and dynamics, this innovative package – a milestone in the BMW EfficientDynamics strategy – combines the latest injection technology and Valvetronic fully variable valve control including double-VANOS with innovative turbocharger technology. The result is an especially efficient drive system that impressively illustrates the engine expertise of BMW.


Even better performance, even lower consumption: the M TwinPower Turbo inline
6-cylinder petrol engine.

BMW M4 Coupé:
Fuel consumption (combined) in l/100 km: 8.8 [8.3]
CO2 emissions (combined) in g/km: 204 [194]

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Reflected in the BMW TwinPower Turbo diesel engines is the systematic implementation of the BMW EfficientDynamics principle: combining top values in economy, power yield and running characteristics with low fuel consumption. There is no doubt about their efficiency and dynamics. Yet at the same time, the BMW TwinPower Turbo 3-cylinder diesel engines as ideal entry-level engines, the innovative BMW TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder diesel engines and the especially powerful BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder diesel engines perform their work with remarkably low emissions and little friction. Maximum driving fun is therefore guaranteed. The diesel power units with the aluminium lightweight construction of the BMW EfficientDynamics engine family have turbocharging with variable turbine geometry. Fuel injection is the responsibility of the latest-generation CommonRail direct injection.


The new 8-speed Steptronic transmission. The benefits of the Predictive Powertrain.

It permits perfect power delivery, reduces fuel consumption and boosts sportiness and dynamics:
the 8-speed Steptronic transmission.

8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission.

From 0 to 100 in 4.8 seconds.

Experience the film on Launch Control in the BMW 2 Series Coupé.

The 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission allows a significantly higher level of gear-changing and driving comfort thanks to the smaller gear ratios and minimised rev intervals. This combines maximum comfort with the sensation of impressive dynamics and reduced fuel consumption. And with Launch Control, your BMW will impress from the word go, even when it’s standing still. The keyword: maximum acceleration. One short press of the DSC button, slide the gear lever into ‘S’, set the brakes and activate the kick-down function with the accelerator – now release the brakes and find out what torque means.

No driver needed. Just a like-minded soul.

The driving dynamics of the BMW 2 Series Coupé.

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BMW Blue Performance.

BMW BluePerformance Technologies reduce the nitrogen oxide (NOx) produced by the diesel engine to a minimum. In addition to the diesel particle filter and NOx catalytic converter, in some models a SCR catalytic converter (SCR = Selective Catalytic Reduction) with AdBlue® injection is integrated. These technologies further optimise the emissions of the diesel engine.

  • The following models have this technology in 2016 (Europe, Turkey, Japan, Korea):

    BMW 5 Series Sedan: 520d xDrive, 525d xDrive, 530d xDrive, 535d xDrive
    BMW 5 Series Touring: 520d xDrive, 525d xDrive, 530d xDrive, 535d xDrive
    BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo: 520d, 530d xDrive, 535d xDrive
    BMW 7 Series Sedan: 725d, 730d, 730d xDrive, 740d xDrive, 750d xDrive
    BMW X5: sDrive25d, xDrive25d, xDrive30d, xDrive40d, M50d
    BMW X6: xDrive30d, xDrive40d, M50d

Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

BMW i8: Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 2.1
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 49
Combined electricity consumption in kWh/100 km: 11.9

Figures outside brackets refer to the basic model with transmission as per the basic equipment; figures in brackets to the model with optionally available transmission (see special equipment).

The figures for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions depend on the wheel and tyre sizes selected.

Further information on the official fuel consumption and on the official specific CO2 emissions of new automobiles can be found in the guidelines on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of new automobiles which are available free of charge at all retail outlets and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Germany.