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BMW Clubs Australia - Nationals 2107

The national get-together for all Australian BMW Car Clubs will be held in Brisbane at Easter 2017, co-hosted by BMW Club Queensland and BMW Club Gold Coast. A full description of the event and its associated activities is in the attached flyer and on the www.bmwcanationals.com.au website.


BMW Motorsport

BMW is returning to racing in Australia with a full factory assault on GT racing including the Bathurst 12-hour classic. BMW will hit the track in March for the first time since the Super Touring era in the 1990s, using a brand new GT3 racer based on its M6 coupe.

Four-time Bathurst 1000 winner Steven Richards is to headline an all-new team and will race his new factory BMW in addition to his existing commitments in the Carrera Cup with Porsche and as a long-distance V8 Supercars co-driver with Red Bull Racing. SRM Team BMW will operate from Richards’ existing race base in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong, close to BMW Australia’s corporate headquarters.

For more information go to: http://www.foxsports.com.au/motor-sport/australian-gt-bmw-enter-2016-championship-with-factory-backed-team-led-by-steven-richards/story-e6frf3z3-1227641010453

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BMW X5 PHEV

1. The BMW X5 xDrive40e.

The first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand is a Sports Activity Vehicle. Permanent all-wheel drive and the BMW EfficientDynamics eDrive technology endow the BMW X5 xDrive40e with sensational sportiness and supreme poise on the one hand and outstanding efficiency on the other. With a total system output of 230 kW/313 hp generated by a four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and a synchronous electric motor, the BMW X5 xDrive40e achieves a combined fuel consumption of 3.4 – 3.3 litres per 100 kilometres (83.1 – 85.6 mpg imp) and a combined electricity consumption of 15.4 – 15.3 kWh over the same distance. CO2 emissions come in at 78 – 77 grams per kilometre (figures according to EU test cycle for plug-in hybrid vehicles, may vary depending on the tyre format specified).

The use of BMW eDrive technology for exceptionally efficient performance as well as all-electric mobility with zero tailpipe emissions as and when required ushers in a whole new form of commanding driving experience in a sports activity vehicle. At the same time, the BMW X5 xDrive40e reaps the benefits of the technology and know-how transferred from the debut of the BMW i cars. The BMW i8 blazes a trail for sustainable driving pleasure with plug-in hybrid drive power, which can now also be enjoyed for the first time in a model from the BMW core brand.


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