BMW to introduce next-generation hybrid powertrain to 2020 7 Series


German OEM BMW has announced that its 2020 7 Series model line-up will include an all-new PHEV variant with an in-line six-cylinder engine. The sedan will also be available with a 6.6-liter V12, a 4.4-liter V8 or a 3-liter six-cylinder.

The new plug-in hybrid system will feature a more advanced high-voltage battery, more power and torque, plus improved figures for electric range. Available at launch, the newly developed drive technology consists of a specially adapted six-cylinder in-line engine from the current BMW EfficientDynamics family of power units.

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