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Source: BMW GroupFulda. At the RETTmobil 2019 trade fair in Fulda (May 15 to 17, 2019), the BMW Group will once again present a diverse selection of its extensive range of tailor-made special vehicles for rescue teams, fire brigades, emergency physicians and the police. The BMW Group can be found at their booth no. 208 in hall 2 as well as on the outdoor area at the main entrance.
This year’s 19th edition of RETTmobil as the leading European trade fair for rescue and mobility and as a world-wide important forum for innovation, safety, quality, competence and further education is undisputed. With 530 exhibitors from 20 nations, the fair sets new standards this year. More than 28,000 visitors – including numerous representatives of authorities, local authorities and associations – are expected over the three days of the fair in the 20 exhibition halls with a total area of around 70,000 square meters and on the spacious open-air grounds.
Six special vehicles for fire departments, emergency physicians and police.
The BMW Group has been one of the largest exhibitors at RETTmobil for many years, and with six different models on two and four wheels this year will also provide a detailed insight into its wide range of special vehicles. The selection of the exhibition vehicles is led by the new 3er sedan with concealed special signal system. The BMW Group will also feature a BMW 220d xDrive Gran Tourer (4.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers, CO2 emissions 128 g / km *) and a BMW X3 xDrive20d (fuel consumption: 5.4 l / 100 combined CO2 emissions: 142 g / km *) as an emergency medical vehicle and a BMW X1 xDrive18d (fuel consumption combined: 4.8 l / 100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 127 g / km *) to be seen as firefighters’ command vehicles. The BMW F 750 GS, issued by BMW Motorrad (standard fuel consumption according to WMTC 4.1 l / 100 km, the maximum speed is 190 km / h) in fireproof version completes the BMW Group’s emergency vehicle fleet. The BMW Group will also present the BMW i8 TUNE IT as a campaign vehicle on the outdoor area of the RETTmobil! SAFE! in police execution.
Many years of experience and competence for special vehicles.
The BMW Group has been active in the demanding segment of special vehicles since the 1950s and can thus look back on more than 65 years of tradition. This is reflected not least in the extensive and diverse range of self-developed and produced special vehicles. They are all characterized by innovative and tailor-made solutions and meet the highest requirements in terms of performance, functionality, safety and reliability. The special-purpose vehicles of the BMW Group are also convincing in terms of efficiency, environmental friendliness and economy – as they are based on the traditionally exemplary series models of the leading manufacturer of premium automobiles and motorcycles in this area.
Further information on the emergency vehicles can be found on the Internet at www.bmw.com/en/topics/faszination-bmw/grosskunden-behoerden/behoerdenfahrzeuge.html and www.bmw-motorrad-authorities.com.
In keeping with the significance of the leading trade fair for rescue and mobility, the BMW Group will be presenting half a dozen special vehicles for various tasks and purposes at the RETTmobil 2019. The six exhibits offer visitors a meaningful overview of the extensive and diverse range of brands BMW, BMW Motorrad and MINI. For more than six decades, the BMW Group has been supporting the specialists of the fire brigades, emergency services, technical support services and the police in their demanding tasks and the ever-growing challenges in the fields of rescue, supply and security with new models and solutions.
Think with you. Drives ahead. The new BMW 3 Series in concealed version.
In a strong metallic red color “Melbourne red metallic”, the car attracts everyone’s attention from afar. In addition to a self-sufficient special signal system including tone sequence and magnetic flash, the vehicle is equipped with self-sufficient front flashers.
The driver and front passenger can sit on sports seats with lumbar support and heated seats, which offer maximum comfort and support even in hard work. The BMW 320d xDrive saloon presented here offers an optimal working environment (average fuel consumption: 4.8 – 4.5 l / 100 km *, CO2 emissions: 125-119 g / km *). In addition to comfort and safety enhancing details such as LED headlights, M leather steering wheel, Driving Assistant, Park Distance Control and Business Package Professional.
A 4-cylinder turbo diesel with 140 kW / 190 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm between 1750 and 2500 rpm is responsible for the rapid arrival at the place of work. With an average fuel consumption of just 4.8 – 4.5 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers *, the diesel is extremely efficient; CO2 emissions are 125-119 grams per kilometer *. Coupled with the Sport Automatic Steptronic transmission and the xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system, it accelerates the BMW 320d xDrive sedan to 100 km / h in 6.9 seconds, with a top speed of 233 km / h.
Fast and obvious: the BMW X3 xDrive20d for the ambulance.
Equipped with a signal wrapping in the bright and light color RAL 3026, a BMW X3 xDrive20d will be on the BMW Group stand on the RETTmobil 2019. The words “emergency physician” on the sides, at the rear and on the bonnet clearly indicate the intended use , In addition to the corresponding foiling, the model presented at the BMW booth has a special signal system including yellow turn signals, additional front flashers and Alley Lights.
The special signal system mounted on the roof rail as well as two blue front and rear flashers guarantee the necessary attention of the other road users during an emergency medical service. The equipment also includes a digital radio preparation.
The emergency physician can rely on the instructions of the navigation system Professional for the fastest possible approach to the place of use. The four-cylinder turbodiesel with 140 kW / 190 hp (fuel consumption combined: 5.4 l / 100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 142 g / km) * is helpful here. Among other things, the automatic climate control, seat heating and lumbar support for the driver and front passenger guarantee increased comfort on board.
Versatile use: BMW 220d xDrive Gran Tourer for the ambulance.
The BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer is characterized by its flexibility, space and a range of practical details. With its raised seating position, large doors and heavy-duty cargo floor, the dynamic Sports Activity Tourer is perfect for upgrading to the emergency medical vehicle (NEF). The optical equipment is completed in front by blue front flashers and rear by blue and yellow rear flares and additional yellow flashers in the tailgate.
In addition to a Sepura digital radio pre-installation and a corresponding radio antenna, a 230 Volt power socket and 2 DIN 12V sockets with continuous current, the permanently installed charger for the two vehicle batteries and a steel separation grille fulfill the requirements for an emergency medical vehicle.
Modern assistance systems such as a navigation system Park Distance Control or the Head-Up Display support the driver in the field. The BMW 220d xDrive Gran Tourer also has a lot to offer in terms of driving dynamics. It is powered by a powerful 4-cylinder turbo diesel with 140 kW / 190 hp and a torque maximum of 400 Nm. The power is transmitted automatically via the 8-speed Steptronic – so equipped is the consumption of only 4.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers *, the CO2 emissions are 128 g / km *. For the sprint from zero to 100 km / h pass only 7.8 seconds, the maximum speed reaches the emergency vehicle 218 km / h. The ambulance is also equipped with the intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive so that it can always drive the vehicle safely onto the tarmac and make reliable progress away from the roads.
If you are in a hurry: BMW X1 xDrive18d for the operations management.
The typical qualities of the current BMW X1 include reliability, versatility, efficiency and dynamics. Therefore, the all-rounder is suitable for a broad range of applications, in which also overview, speed and maneuverability are in demand – for example, as command cars for the fire department. Among the most visible features of the BMW X1 xDrive18d shown on the RETTmobil 2019 are the eye-catching foils in BMW Design in RAL 3000, the special signaling system and two blue LED speed cameras each on the front and rear. A second battery for the supply of the application-specific components and a digital radio pre-installation with a radio antenna cover the basic requirements for an emergency service vehicle. For confident driving on paved roads and off the beaten track, a powerful 4-cylinder turbo diesel with 110 kW / 150 hp, equipped with an 8-speed Steptronic transmission (fuel consumption combined: 4.8 l / 100 km combined CO2 emissions : 127g / km) *.
i8 TUNE IT! SAFE! Police vehicle.
The next level – the new campaign vehicle of the initiative for safe tuning is simply electrifying. An athletic front, impressive gullwing doors and progressive lines make the BMW i8 Coupé an impressive automobile.
With the extensive tuning components from AC Schnitzer, the ultra-high-performance tires from Hankook as well as the special signaling system from Hella and the official foil decoration from FOLIATEC.com, TUNE IT! SAFE! – campaign vehicle but certainly a futuristic eye-catcher. This is the most revolutionary detail inside. For the fourth time in a row, the plug-in hybrid drive of the BMW i8 2018 won the world’s most important engine competition in its category, the “International Engine of the Year Award”. The powerful electric motor with 105 kW (143 hp) and the powerful BMW TwinPower Turbo 1.5-liter 3-cylinder petrol engine with 170 kW (231 hp) accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.4 seconds.
BMW combines the extreme light-weight construction of the passion of a sports car with the advantages of electric mobility and AC Schnitzer combines this basis with trend-setting tuning measures. Agile and fast: the BMW F 750 GS.
The BMW F 750 GS shown on the RETTmobil 2019 impressively demonstrates the qualities it brings with it for use as a government motorcycle.
In addition to the foiling in the design of the Munich plant fire brigade, the motorcycle’s optical equipment includes several LED flash beacons and an LED rotating beacon, each of which can be switched between the colors blue and yellow. The entire lighting system and the sound sequencer are controlled safely via the compact and ergonomically optimally positioned control units on the handlebars. The driver takes place on a single seat with radio box offered at different heights. In it, all devices can be safely stowed away and are ready to hand when needed. Other utensils that are needed on site – for example, the handy fire extinguishers – can be accommodated in the two side suitcases with generously dimensioned storage space. Other features include heated grips, hand protection and protective bars.
Thanks to the driving modes “Rain” and “Road”, the motorcycle can be adapted to different road conditions. In addition to the standard BMW Motorrad ABS, the tilt-optimized ABS Pro incl. Dynamic brake light as well as the two additional driving programs “Dynamic” and “Enduro” are also included on board the F 750 GS. It is powered by a 2-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine with 853 cc, an output of 57 kW / 77 hp and a maximum torque of 83 Nm. The standard consumption according to WMTC is 4.1 l / 100 km, the top speed is 190 km / h.
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