Intelligent energy management.
The BMW ActiveHybrid 7 is forcing the pace of progress by intelligently interlinking innovative technologies. Its energy management operates with far-sightedness and has the optimum operating strategy for all on-board computer systems and every driving situation.
The Route-ahead assistant perfectly coordinates the use of combustion engine and electric motor as well as the lithium-ion high-performance battery. To do this, it analyses the route profile stored in the standard-feature Navigation system Professional far in advance. On gradients, this enables all the energy to be summoned from the high-performance battery – hill climbing thus becomes a dynamic experience. During descents, energy is recovered and stored in the high-performance battery.
Energy is systematically stored in order to permit the maximum amount of purely electric and completely emission-free driving in the town or “Home Zone”. On motorways or cross-country journeys, the ECO PRO Mode exploits gentle gradients so that it can be propelled only by its own kinetic energy and thus coast at up to 160 km/h. When the driver’s foot leaves the accelerator, the combustion engine is disengaged and switched off for zero fuel consumption.
You will experience an impressive display of the gain in dynamics through intelligent efficiency during overtaking manoeuvres when the boost function provides support for the combustion engine with up to 210 Nm of additional electric torque.