Bmw electric car i8 range. With bedroom poster looks ground hugging proportions and butterfly doors its the most striking car bmw has ever made. 2019 auto shows bmw i8 news bmw news electric cars green cars sports cars. Bmw unveiled the roadster version of its i8 gasoline electric plug in hybrid sports car and said it included an improved power plant which was more efficient and with more electric only range. The first ever bmw i8 roadster is the latest and most advanced of bmws long line of open top two seater cruisers.
With 369 horsepower and an estimated 18 miles of all electric range the i8 cant keep up with either the best sports cars or the best plug ins on the market. Bmws flagship i car has received. The i8 costs 99845 including the 5000 government grant. This is it with slightly more horsepower and range.
The bmw i8 is the first bmw production model to be powered by a three cylinder gasoline engine and the resulting specific output of 115 kw 154 hp per liter of displacement is on a par with high performance sports car engines and is the highest of any engine produced by the bmw group. The bmw i8 has redefined what a supercar can be. This is no ordinary sports car. Delivering the performance of a sports car the efficiency of an electric vehicle and exclusive new colors and upholstery the i8 roadster is a herald of the future.
Bmw i8 coupe 2018 uk review. The bmw i8 coupe and i8 roadster are the ultimate evolution of plug in hybrid technology. The bmw i8 joins the i3 as part of the firms i range of vehicles. Larger battery more range plus new roadster priced from 164295.
Its performance is. The i8 has finally lost its top gained 12 horsepower and up to 3 extra miles of pure electric range for 2019.