) has announced the introduction of a new three-stage turbo
charging technology in BMW's M Performance diesel engine, the
most powerful six-cylinder diesel engine in the world. The
company's innovative technology will enhance the engine's
performance, fuel efficiency and reduce emission level.
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The M550d xDrive Sedan and Touring, X5 M50d Touring, and X6 M50d
models of BMW M automobiles are equipped with this 3.0-liter
engine. It provides maximum output of 280 kW (381 HP) and a
maximum torque of 740 Nm (546 lb-ft).
BorgWaner's turbocharging systems consist of two BV45
high-pressure variable turbine geometry turbochargers, which are
integrated to one larger B2 low-pressure water-cooled
turbocharger. This increases the capability of the engine
compared to the two-stage turbocharging systems.
The BMW M550d xDrive Sedan with the three-stage turbocharging
technology increases output by 25% to 93.6 kW per liter of
displacement from 75.2 kW per liter by BMW 740d vehicle with
two-stage turbocharging system. The new engine is also 8% more
fuel efficient and complies with the Euro 6 emissions standards.
BorgWarner is a leading manufacturer of powertrain products for
the world's major automakers. The company operates in 57
locations in 19 countries, providing products that are capable of
improving vehicle performance and stability along with fuel
efficiency and emission levels.
These products are manufactured and sold worldwide, primarily to
original equipment manufacturers of passenger cars, SUVs, trucks
and commercial transportation products. The company's largest
Ford Motor Co.
Toyota Motor Corp.
Honda Motor Co.
Currently, BorgWarner retains a Zacks #3 Rank, which translates
into a short-term (1 to 3 months) Hold rating. We reiterate our
long-term (more than 6 months) Neutral recommendation on its