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On-Road Price by Variants

Hybrid
Ex-showroom 2,62,00,000
Insurance 8,66,837
RTO Amount 32,75,000
TCS 2,62,000
Est On-Road Price* 3.06 Crore

BMW i8 Overview

Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo Inline 3-cylinder Engine
Variants
  • Displacement
    1499 CC

  • Power
    231 bhp@5800 rpm

  • Torque
    320 Nm@3700 rpm

  • Mileage
    47.45 Km/Full Charge

  • Transmission
    Automatic

  • Drive Train
    AWD

  • Number of Gears
    6

  • Number of Cylinders
    3

  • Performance 0 To 100 Kmph
    4.4 seconds

  • Maximum Speed
    250

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    42.0

BMW i8 Reviews

BMW i8 Roadster Review: Green Performance With The Top Down

BMW i8 Roadster Review: Green Performance With The Top Down

Siddharth Vinayak Patankar By Siddharth Vinayak Patankar

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... Read More

BMW i8 Review: World's Most Futuristic Hybrid Sportscar

BMW i8 Review: World's Most Futuristic Hybrid Sportscar

Siddharth Vinayak Patankar By Siddharth Vinayak Patankar

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... Read More

BMW i8 Specifications

Dimensions

Length
4689 mm
Width
1942 mm
Height
1291 mm
Wheelbase
2800 mm
Ground Clearance
117 mm
Boot Space
154 L
Kerb Weight
1560 Kg
Gross Weight
1930 Kg
Front Track
1644 mm
Rear Track
1721 mm
Minimum Turning Radius
6.15 m
No. Of Doors
2
Seating Capacity
4

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size
215/45 R20
Rear Tyre Size
245/40 R20

Braking System

Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc

Suspension

Front Suspension
Dynamic Damper Control
Rear Suspension
Dynamic Damper Control

Steering

Power Steering
Yes
Steering Type
Electric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering
Yes

BMW i8 Features

Safety & Security

  • Airbags

  • Passenger Airbags

  • Side Airbags

  • ABS

  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution

  • Brake Assist

  • Hill Assist

  • Electronic Stability Program

  • Tractional Control

  • Engine Immobilizer

  • Central Locking

  • Child Safety Lock

  • Power Door Lock

  • Automatic Headlamps

  • Turn Indicators On ORVM

  • Rain Sensing Wipers

  • Headlamp Beam Adjuster

Comfort & Convenience

  • Air Conditioner

  • Heater

  • Steering Adjustment

  • Steering Mounted Audio

  • Cruise Control

  • Power Outlets 12V

  • Rear Parking Sensor

  • Rear Parking Camera

  • Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror

  • Push Start Stop Button

  • Height Adjustable Driver Seat

  • Lumbar Support

  • Front Armrest

  • Upholstery

  • Front Cup Holders

  • Keyless Entry

  • Climate Control

Lights

  • Light Type

  • Front Fog Lamps

  • Rear Fog Lamps

Instrumentation & Communication

  • Distance To Empty

  • Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator

  • Seat Belt Warning

  • Low Fuel Warning

  • Door Ajar Warning

  • GPS Navigation

Entertainment

  • Music System

  • CD/DVD Player

  • Speakers

  • Internal Memory

  • Radio

  • USB Support

  • Bluetooth Support

BMW i8 Preview

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 Comparison

BMW i8

BMW i8
3,06,03,837
(On-Road Price New Delhi)
Displacement
1499 CC
Power
231 bhp@5800 rpm
Mileage
47.45 Km/Full Charge
Transmission
Automatic

Audi R8

3,18,28,324
(On-Road Price New Delhi)
Displacement
5204 CC
Power
602 bhp@8250 rpm
Mileage
12.3 Kmpl
Transmission
Automatic

Lamborghini Huracan

3,49,29,364
(On-Road Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

BMW i8 Price By Variants

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Hybrid

3.06 Crore Automatic, Electric, 47.5 Km/Full Charge

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