Daily Archives: March 16, 2014

BMW Technology Explained

xDrive – The BMW all-wheel drive system, xDrive, ensures your BMW has the best possible traction at all times, enhancing agility and keeping you safely on track, even on fast bends.

xDrive is the permanent all-wheel drive system from BMW: under normal circumstances, it distributes driver power between the front and rear axles in a 40:60 ratio, and changes this figure variably when the road surface or overall driving conditions change.

sDrive – BMW’s only rear wheel drive cars.

Efficient Dynamics – BMW Efficient Dynamics is an innovative programme to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions while enhancing dynamic performance and driving pleasure. It consists of many technologies used to achieve this goal. Some of them are: Engine Auto Start/Stop Function, Brake Energy Regeneration, Electric Power Steering and others.



TwinPower Turbo – The multiple award-winning petrol and diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology are among the innovations from BMW EfficientDynamics. They combine the latest fuel injection systems, fully-variable performance control and innovative turbocharger technology.

Active Steering – Technology which lets you do less movements with steering wheel while driving at lower speeds.  And to ensure smoothness at higher speeds, as of around 120 to 140 km/h (depending on the model) Active Steering becomes more indirect. Continue reading