Wednesday, October 29, 2008
RumorMill : BMW working on a "green" supercar ?
According to Britain’s Autocar , BMW is working on a new mid-engine supercar . The new car would rival the Audi R8 and Porsche's 911. However , it's not your ordinary gas-guzzling supercar , because Autocar says that the new "Super Bimmer" will have fuel consumption ratings and C02 emissions better than a mid-range 5-series. It will also intended to showcase BMW’s Efficient Dynamics programme, combining fuel-saving technology such as direct injection, brake energy regeneration and stop-start. So it's a breakthrough in "green" supercars . As for supercar power , it will most likely come with BMW's 3.0L twin turbo I-6.This new model Bimmer will be launched by the end of 2012.