Bmw i8 v8 engine. Jump to navigation jump to search. The engine gets quieter when its running and for much of the time its turned off. Bms bmw i8 v8 gtr is in a nutshell an i8 with a bmw s65 v8 swapped into its chassis. Out goes the three pot turbo and e motor in comes an 800bhp v8.
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A german tuner has turned the hybrid bmw i8 into a v8 engined monster. Built over a tube frame silhouette chassis this i8 is packing a modified v8 from an e90 generation bmw m3 making 540 horsepower. A team is racing in belgium with a bmw i8 silhouette car that puts a big naturally aspirated v8 behind the driver. Okay so its not really an i8 so much as it is a bespoke race car with sort of an i8 body on it.
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.