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The bmw i8 concept spyder included a slightly shorter wheelbase and overall length over the bmw i8 concept carbon fibre reinforced plastic cfrp life module drive modules made primarily from aluminium components interlocking of surfaces and lines 88 inch 224 cm screen display off white outer layer orange tone naturally tanned leather upholstery. Its been three years since bmw introduced the i8 spyder concept at the 2012 beijing motor show but the company has finally given the green light to produce the plug in hybrid drop top.