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Old 06-16-2013, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by poker838 View Post
Gents, there is no Hybrid-style brake energy capture on this BMW. It is purely a marketing spin. We only get a trick alternator that only charges when you're off throttle. It is not connected to the brake pedal.
I agree, Its not like the engine is being drag down by a huge drive motor as in a hybrid. The BMW regenerative system is just a normal size alternator dragging the engine, which does not amount to much drag.
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