Posts Tagged BMW 530e iPerformance

Exclusive: BMW 530e iPerformance Extended Test Drive

Plug in Hybrid options are beginning to cascade across the entire lineup of BMW’s core offerings. BMW designates these PHEVs as the iPerformance line with the marketing tag line; “Charging is optional, thrilling is not”. The X5-40e was the first to market in October 2015, then came the 330e in…

4 months ago by Tom Moloughney 22

Magna To Now Also Build The BMW 530e Plug-in Hybrid

Magna is step by step becoming a more important player in the plug-in sector, not only as a supplier but also as a contracted manufacturer. The company has just announced that besides the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE, the BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid will also be produced at Magna’s plant in Graz,…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 14

BMW Announces Wireless Charging Option On The 530e

BMW has announced wireless charging will be added as an option for the 2018 model year 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid (test drive report here). The 3.2 kW wireless system will be integrated with the 530e’s on-board infotainment system to show the charger’s alignment on the screen. The conventional system of charging for the 530e…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 14

2018 BMW 530e Test Drive Review

The new plug-in hybrid BMW 530e iPerformance is just now entering the market, and here we have the first drive review (out of Germany) from BMWBLOG. With a 9.2 kWh battery it’s mostly considered a short-range plug-in, but the all-electric range (50 km/31 miles in theory, and some 30km/19 miles of…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 20