Bmw electric car i8. The new 2009 bmw i8 roadster is stealing the show in tinseltown. The i3 all electric car and the i8 plug in hybridconcept versions of both these vehicles were shown at the 2009 frankfurt motor show. The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. The bmw i8 has redefined what a supercar can be.
The 2017 bmw i8 is a stunning coupe with gull wing doors that hides a slew of advanced technology though the design may render its energy efficient plug in hybrid powertrain all but irrelevant. The future has arrived. However the i8s drivetrain upgrades arent the biggest news for bmws alt powertain i brand. Its performance is.
We couldnt get enough of the shapes the lines the numbers the possibilities. From the all electric bmw i3 and i3s to the sleek sporty plug in hybrid bmw i8 coupe and i8 roadster welcome to the world of electric mobility. Series production of the bmw i3 destined for retail customers began in september 2013 and. The bmw i is a sub brand of bmw founded in 2011 to design and manufacture plug in electric vehicles.
These innovative plug in hybrid vehicles represent the future of electric mobility while capturing the classic emotions of freedom and exhilaration you expect from a bmw. Bmws electric car lineup the tiny i3 commuter and the i8 plug in sports car leaves a huge gap for a more practical mainstream vehicle in between. What resulted the i3 and i8 have helped take. Bmw stunned the world in 2009 with its vision efficient dynamics.