If you hadn't noticed, BMW is already selling hybrid-powered cars in Thailand. The first model to get a semi-electric drivetrain is the 5 Series executive saloon badged as ActiveHybrid 5.
Forming the basis for AH5 is the 535i, whose 306hp 3.0 litre inline six-pot turbo petrol engine has been coupled to electric motors bringing the combined power output to 340hp.
The AH5 is deemed a full hybrid because the electric unit not only acts as a performance booster but can additionally run on its own for a claimed four kilometres at speeds of up to 60kph.
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