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BMW i8

Description

Formerly the BMW EfficientDynamics Vision PHEV, the i8 is BMW’s first plug-in sports car. The i8 is a newly-designed 2-door 4 seater PHEV, with the same electric drive system as theBMW i3 powering the front wheels, and a 1.5 L, 3-cylinder engine driving the rear wheels. Together, the two drive systems will bring the i8 to 60mph in less than 5 seconds, while achieving an estimated average of 94 mpg. For average driving, the i8 can travel up to 20 miles solely on electricity.

BMW i8 Concept Driving Experience

Specs

Vehicle Type:

Cars & Trucks

Drivetrain:

PHEV

Range:

20 mi

Target:

2014

Top Speed:

155 mph

Price (USD):

TBA

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