From the Archive: 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The BMW 7-Series is a line of luxury sedans that has been in production since 1977. This is from the fifth generation (F01), which was made between 2008 and 2015. The concept model for the ActiveHybrid 7 (F04), the the Concept 7 Series ActiveHybrid, was unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. The production model was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, and was made between 2010 and 2012. The engine is a 3 liter turbocharged N55B30 straight-6 with an electric motor that produce a total of 349 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph.

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