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      07-15-2009, 01:57 PM   #1
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7 series hybrid hot weather testing in Death Valley

This BMW 7-series hybrid prototype test car arrived in Death Valley last night to begin hot weather testing, in what is likely one of the final phases of testing.


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      07-15-2009, 02:31 PM   #2
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nice, i saw regular 7 series in person and it looked pretty good. Really liked the angel eyes at night, it looked totally different from what i have seen on other series cars.
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Why do they put the "hybrid" stickers on?
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i like the color!!
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The hybrid sticker is just there to help engineers differentiate a hybrid 7 series from a normal one. The hybrid 7 series will debut in Frankfurt this fall, named as the 755i hDrive. BMW is starting the hybrid line with the 7 series and the X6(in November). Other hybrids such as the 5 series, 555i hDrive, will follow later on in 2010.
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Big pimpin ha ,saw it in person when I was picking up my car.
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why do they use fake tips on the exhaust? dont like it reminds me of ISF
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why do they use fake tips on the exhaust? dont like it reminds me of ISF
how? is-f has quad...maybe reminds you of Lexus LS...
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its not connected to the exhaust either the chrome tips are just there for cometic looks
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its not connected to the exhaust either the chrome tips are just there for cometic looks
The exhaust is right behind the chrome tip finishers. There is sort of a cage with lots of holes around the exhaust and the tips to allow for air and exhaust fumes to enter/exit. This keeps the tips cleaner and cooler!
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The exhaust is right behind the chrome tip finishers. There is sort of a cage with lots of holes around the exhaust and the tips to allow for air and exhaust fumes to enter/exit. This keeps the tips cleaner and cooler!
great answer now that i think about it no black residue
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