BMW i8 is tasty looking indeed



The BMW has a turbocharged 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, which is mid mounted and powers the rear wheels.
This is boosted by the hybrid system powering the front wheels, so 4 wheel drive.


  • Petrol engine: 228bhp and 236lb ft torque
  • Electric motor: 96kW (129bhp) and 184lb ft torque
  • Combined: 357bhp and 420lb ft torque
  • 0-100kmh in 4.4 seconds
  • 113mpg
  • 59g/km CO2 on the NEDC fuel consumption cycle
  • Lithium-ion batteries with a 5kWh capacity
  • EV range of 22 miles at 75mph
  • 75mph on electric power
  • Claimed 50:50 weight distribution
  • low centre of gravity
  • adaptive suspension and four-wheel drive


BMW i8 revealed at Frankfurt motor show | Auto Express.

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