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The futuristic sports car from BMW uses a 1.5 litre, three cylinder, engine borrowed from new generation Mini Cooper hatchback. The mighty engine develops substantial power and is placed transversely on the rear axle mated to a six-speed auto box directing power to rear wheels. While the electric motor sits in front adding to the massive power output, drive is channelized to front wheels via a 2 stage automatic unit.
The futuristic sports car from BMW uses a 1.5 litre, three cylinder, engine borrowed from new generation Mini Cooper hatchback. The mighty engine develops substantial power and is placed transversely on the rear axle mated to a six-speed auto box directing power to rear wheels. While the electric motor sits in front adding to the massive power output, drive is channelized to front wheels via a 2 stage automatic unit. BMW’s hybrid sports car i8 is the highest selling plug-in hybrid sports car in the world chipping in good numbers every month globally. Launched in India in 2015, the hybrid sports car was introduced in international markets much before in 2014 and is currently being retailed at Rs 2.14 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi) in Indian market.
BMW i8 Exteriors
The revolutionary design is marked by i8’s low stance that blends well with the wide low slung bonnet featuring sharp creases. BMW’s signature kidney-shaped grille is flanked by long pulled back head lamps. Side profile gets tapering glass work and prominent character lines with supporting creases. Rear has a futuristic design lending individuality to the sports car.
BMW i8 Interiors
Ingress via butterfly doors leads to the sporty cabin that comes with a low dashboard and low roofline. The futuristic approach is quite evident inside the cabin; a large display screen sits on the top of the petite centre console that flows seamlessly into the long floor console. Offering space for four people, i8 cabin has enough room and packs in avant-garde features.
BMW i8 Engine Specifications & Transmission
Powering the hybrid sports car is a 1.5 litre, three cylinder turbocharged engine producing 231hp of power and 320Nm of torque. Mated to a six-speed auto gearbox, the power is directed to rear axle and there is an electric motor in front putting out 131hp and 250Nm. A two stage auto box is synced to the electric motor that channelizes power to front wheels.
BMW i8 Features
Exterior features on board include electrically adjustable ORVMs with automatic anti-dazzle function, heat protecting glazing, LED headlamps with extended contents, locking wheel bolts, rain sensor and automatically activated driving lights. Cabin offers foldable front armrest with integrated storage compartment, automatic air conditioning with 2-zone control, multifunction sports steering electrically adjustable driver and front passenger seat among others.
BMW i8 Performance & Mileage
With an accrued output of 362hp and 570Nm, i8 propels to 100kmph mark within 4.4 seconds. In all electric mode, the vehicle offers top speed of 120km/h and is claimed to cover 37 km of range.
BMW i8 Accessories & Infotainment
Among the plethora of high-end features i8 offers, 4-side view and side view cameras with object recognition, BMW Apps. Head-Up display, extended Bluetooth with audio streaming, voice control, office functions and contact photo display, HiFi loudspeaker system Harman Kardon, navigation system professional with 3D maps and iDrive touch controller with handwriting recognition with 26cm full colour display etc are included.
BMW i8 Braking & Handling
Braking features aboard are anti-lock-braking system, cornering brake control, electric parking brake and dynamic stability control including traction control.
BMW i8 Safety & Security
The hybrid sports car gets airbags in front for driver and front passenger, head bags are provided for all four outer seats and side bags for driver and co-passengers.
BMW i8 Wheels & Tyres
20 inch alloy wheels are shod with large tyres measuring 195/50mm & 215/45mm in front and 215/45 & 245/40 at rear.
BMW i8 Competition
The high priced sports car segment in India has very few contenders and BMW i8 faces competition from Audi R8.
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BMW i8 Reviews
The BMW i8 has already established a benchmark for performance in the plug-in hybrid space. The new model year brings a drivetrain update with more power and increased driving range. It also brings the topless variant - the i8 Roadster - to the party. Read BMW i8 Review in Detail
After a somewhat successful debut of the all-electric i3, now it's the turn of the brand-shaping i8 sports hybrid. The car aims to be green, but more importantly it wants to take pole position as BMW's newest and most compelling sports car. Yes a green supercar if you will. Read BMW i8 Review in Detail
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BMW i8 Specifications
|Engine CC||1499 cc|
|Mileage||550 - 0 Kmpl|
|Max Power||228 bhp|
|Max Torque||250 Nm|
|Boot Space||154 mm|
BMW i8 Features
Child Safety Lock
Rear Parking Sensors
Rear Parking Camera
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