BMW I8 2014

After 4 long years of holding up, at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, BMW at last uncovered the i8, an auto that would reform the way we see superior and reasonable versatility. In 2009 they initially demonstrated the VISION idea, just to disclose the i8 Concept 2 years after the fact, basically the same. The creation variant of the i8 does not have the transparent doors however other than that, looks a considerable measure like both Concepts. The body is made out of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP), a progressive material, particularly grew by BMW for the i3 and i8. Under all that carbon fiber and Gorilla Glass (it's the first auto to utilize this material) lies a 1.5-liter turbocharged 3-chamber motor with 231 HP (world debut for the motor additionally) and an electric unit that builds up 131 HP. The aggregate yield is 362 HP and 570 Nm (420 lb-ft) of torque subsequently permitting the 1,490 kg (3,284 lb) auto to achieve 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.4 seconds.


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Length184.6 in
4689 mm
Width76.5 in
1943 mm
Height50.9 in
1293 mm
Front/rear Track64.7/67.8 in
1,643/1,722 mm
Wheelbase110.2 in
2799 mm
Ground Clearance4.6 in
117 mm
Cargo Volume5.4 cuFT
153 L


Displacement1499 cm3
Power266 KW @ - RPM
362 HP @ - RPM
357 BHP @ - RPM
Torque420 lb-ft @ - RPM
569 Nm @ - RPM
Fuel SystemTurbocharged Direct Injection
CO2 Emissions49 g/km

Fuel consumption

Combined112 mpg US
2.1 L/100Km


Top Speed155 mph
249 km/h
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)4.4 s


Drive TypeAll Wheel Drive
Gearbox6-speed automatic (Steptronic)


FrontVentilated Discs


Unladen Weight3439 lbs
1560 kg
Gross Weight Limit4255 lbs
1930 kg


Tire Size195/50 R20 || 215/45 R20