BMW TWIN POWER TURBO ENGINES.

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The multiple award-winning petrol and diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology are among the innovations from BMW EfficientDynamics. They combine the latest fuel injection systems, fully-variable performance control and innovative turbocharger technology.

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Variability

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Direct injection

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Turbocharging

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BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engines.

The technology concept of the BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engines is applied throughout the series. Innovative turbocharger technology and Double-Vanos increase performance and ensure spontaneous response even at low speeds. The petrol injection system High Precision Injection and the fully-variable valve control Valvetronic lower consumption.

How it works

BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engines.

Three components ensure that the BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engines are capable of achieving the unique relationship between performance and consumption.

The innovative valve control Valvetronic (= variable valve and electronic) with Double-Vanos varies the hub of the inlet valve fully. This allows the engine to develop optimum power with less consumption. The Valvetronic also improves the mixture preparation and lowers fuel consumption by up to 10% (BMW internally-determined value based on ECE driving cycle). An additional effect is improved response.

Double-Vanos refers to the double variable camshaft control. This system controls the engine performance all across the speed range and enables lower consumption and fewer emissions at any speed.

High Precision Injection with its particularly accurate fuel dosage ensures extraordinarily efficient and clean combustion. This derives the maximum amount of energy from every drop of fuel.

Innovative turbocharging technology increases the engine’s power and puts it on par with much larger engines – and all this with fewer components, reduced inner friction and low weight. And thus with lower consumption and emissions.

Together with the other innovations by BMW EfficientDynamics this allowed a fuel saving of up to 15%, for example, in the BMW 328i Sedan in relation to its predecessor the BMW 325i.

 

UNBELIEVABLY POWERFUL.
UNBELIEVABLE EFFICIENT.


M Performance TwinPower Turbo
straight 6-cylinder diesel engine.

OUTSTANDING NUMBERS.

740


NEWTON METRES

The world’s most powerful 6-cylinder diesel engine delivers impressive torque.

165


g CO2/KM

Despite the engine’s enormous potential, emission levels remain low.

6.3


LITRES/100 KM

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology ensures a significant reduction in fuel consumption.

4.7


SECONDS FROM 0 TO 100 KM/H

The powerful engine’s three turbochargers guarantee extraordinary fast acceleration.

280

381
HP

KW

The engine’s enormous power is convincing.

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COMMON RAIL DIRECT INJECTION.

The common rail injection system significantly reduces fuel consumption and emissions while at the same time power output and running smoothness increase.

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THREE-PHASE TURBOCHARGING.

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For the first time, the M Performance TwinPower Turbo straight 6-cylinder diesel engine makes use of three turbochargers. Advantage: Powerful dynamics and highest efficiency without “turbo lag”.

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VARIABLE TURBINE GEOMETRY.

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The spontaneous response of the M Performance TwinPower Turbo straight 6-cylinder diesel engine is additionally optimised by its variable turbine geometry.

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BMW BLUE PERFORMANCE.

BMW BluePerformance technology is a standard feature in an increasing number of BMW models, meaning that they already meet the requirements of the EU6 emission norm – even though it does not come into effect until 2014. So you can be sure that, in the long term, you drive one of the cleanest diesel vehicles in the world.

BMW BluePerformance

Thanks to BMW BluePerformance technology, it is possible to further optimise the emissions response of diesel engines. In addition to the diesel particulate filter and oxidation catalytic converter, there is also a NOx catalyst storage which further reduces the level of nitrogen oxide in the exhaust gas. The combustion process itself is not affected and the diesel engines’ high degree of efficiency is preserved.

With some models, an additional method of nitrogen oxide reduction is used: the SCR catalytic converter (SCR = Selective Catalytic Reduction) with AdBlue® injection. A chemical reaction triggered by injecting the AdBlue® solution greatly reduces nitrogen oxide emissions.

 

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Fuel consumption / CO2 emissions

Figures for BMW M 550d xDrive
Fuel consumption
Combined: 6.3 l/100 km
Urban: 7.1 l/100 km
Extra-urban: 5.8 l/100 km
CO2 emissions combined: 165 g/km

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

Further information about the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions for new passenger automobiles can be found in the 'New Passenger Vehicle Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Guidelines', which are available free of charge at all sales outlets and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Germany.
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