Mr. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW India, while reveling their strategy for Indian market said, “We are on the verge of era of sustainable individual mobility and a revolutionary interpretation of BMW’s hallmark driving pleasure.
Elaboratingon ‘i’ concept, he added that, The BMW i presents a groundbreaking concept with visionary electric vehicles and mobility services, creating a new understanding of luxury that is strongly defined by sustainability. BMW i plays an important role in our future strategy and as a sign of our commitment to this market, we will bring our revolutionary BMW i8 to India later this year.”
We here, will elaborate some of the important features of the BMW cars. Some of them are really amazing while some of them you know well.
Auto Start / Stop Function:
This feature enables, use of fuel only when a car is actually moving, BMW cars has very superb efficiency, it enable the driver, to start the car in spilt of seconds once the driver takes his foot off the brake pedal. As per the company claim, the auto stop / start button can save up 6% of fuel in urban traffic.
BMW TwinPower Turbo/ Eco Pro / Eight Speed Auto Transmission:
This feature simply enhance the fuel efficiency, as per the company claim Eco Pro enhance the fuel efficiency by around 20%. And TwinPower Turbo will enable car to reduce fuel consumption and raise the power output across a wide range of engine speed.
Eight Speed Auto Transmission, is now available in many cars on the road. It simply enhance the productive use of fuel by optimizing the power requirement.
Brake Energy Regeneration:
This feature sounds good, it enable car’s redundant kinetic energy is transformed into storable electric energy. This lead to charging a car battery for free, instead of wastage of such energy.
BMW Night Vision:
The most common while driving during the night, is small hurdles on the road, but what if BMW offers Dynamic light spot which detects such objects from the long distance and selectively illuminates them.
This feature is available in other premium cars as well, but this features really add to the value of the car when you are frequent traveler during the night.
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC):
DSC is an important safety feature, as it facilitate driver, even in adverse driving condition and unusual driving surface. This enables highest safety and possible level of stability while driving, and maximize traction off all wheels when braking and accelerating the speed of a car.
Gear Shift Indicator:
One of the usual feature in same segment cars, but it matter a lot for fuel efficiency, BMW gear shift indicator gives the best timing for each gear change on its info display. By giving the right time indication for gear shift, it helps in increasing fuel efficiency and better engine maintenance.
BMW Connected Drive:
This system enables the driver to stay connect with intelligent network. It uses ultrasound for short distance and mobile radio technology for long distance ones. This also enables driver to stay connect with online services, driver assistance system, call center service and integration for smart phone support. It simply signifies the safety system of the car.