2016 BMW i8 is 2 door sports car under the hood that may have a hybrid mixture of petrol and electrical motors. Manufacturing takes place on the company’s manufacturing unit in Leipzig, Germany. The vehicle has already attracted a variety of consideration and so far they’ve offered about 1,200 units.
2016 BMW I8 – CONCEPT, DESIGN, INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR
The BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics concept was supposed current a coupe and convertible version. The designers opted for a body of carbon-fiber strengthened plastic and aluminum to get the weight of 3,274 pounds or 1,485 kg. Car height is 1,300 mm, width is 1,940 mm and length is 4,700 mm, whereas wheelbase is 2,800 mm. The exterior may be very fashionable and exudes luxurious style. The 2016 BMW i8 inside of the cabin make plastic and carbon fiber supplies with the addition of high-tech equipment.
2016 BMW I8 – ENGINE PERFORMANCE, HYBRID, RUMORS
Under the hood of 2016 BMW i8 will likely be very interesting hybrid combination. We’re speaking about twin turbo 1,5L Inline-3 gasoline engine with output of 230 horses and 235 lb-ft of torque. It’s planed that transmits energy to the rear wheels, whereas the transmission can be a six speed automatic. Gas consumption is just 2,1 L/100km. To energy the entrance wheels will present an electrical motor with 130 horses and 185 lb-ft of torque. With the acceleration of zero-sixty two mph (0-100 km/h) for 4,2 seconds; this hybrid system can attain a prime velocity as much as one hundred sixty mph (250 km/h). The 7,1 kWh Li-ion battery is charging for 3 and half hours. With a full battery car can exceed as much as 23 miles of 37 km. The entire hybrid system has the flexibility to travel as much as 310 miles or 500 km on Consolation mode. In Eco Professional mode can travel about 370 miles or 600 km.
2016 BMW I8 – RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
The German company has apparently deserted the convertible model, for now after all. The worth for the German market will likely be round €126,000 for the fundamental model. Within the US beginning worth can be $136,000 for the basic model. Most primary market can now buy this automobile, whereas the rest of the nation this chance to get within the first half of 2015. The BMW plans to promote 2016 BMW i8 in about 50 countries.