New BMW i8 Release Date, Design, Power and Performance
BMW i8 Release Date will be in the market very soon. The production of i8 is finished by BMW itself following the concept. There is nothing far from the concept. Even the performance of the production is more powerful than what had been promised by BMW. You can look at the styling that is almost 100% same with the concept. It only needs 4.4 seconds to reach 100km/h. It comes with a super-low center of the gravity. This will allow a stellar handling. More futuristic features are added.
Inside i8, you will see 2+2 seats. It means this car is designed for 4 adults. The seats are very comfortable which is covered with elegant and stylish look. Top quality materials including chemically hardened glass are equipped. Thanks for the roomier interior space that makes the cabin more comfortable. The first impression of the interior design is futuristic feeling. The cabin has extremely amazing touches. Advanced technologies must be equipped. LED lights by blue color also complement the futuristic accents.
The exterior design is also same with the concept. Rumor also says that this car will be equipped with Vision Efficient Dynamics. Nonetheless, BMW said synthetic glass will be less equipped. It will be changed with solid structure for the final design. It means the body is made of aluminum. As the result, it will have high strength structure. Besides that, it has lightweight body since it will come with less than 3,285 pounds. It is amazing with some new features added here. The exterior design is even more impressive.
i8 is powered with 1.5 liter 3 cylinder engine. This produces 231 HP and 236 lb ft of torque. This is for the rear wheel. If you want to drive with front wheels, it will use the electric motor. It makes 131 HP and 184 lb ft of torque. When it is combined, then, you will have 362 HP and 420 lb ft of torque. It is paired with 6 speed automatic transmission. For the performance, it can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds. The top speed is 155 mph. This is excellent performance.
BMW i8 Release Date will be in the market next year. It will be priced starting from $135,925. This price is not included with the full package. You can compare both the specs and the price with the competitors like 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class and 2014 Audi R8 V8 Coupe. Both of them also come with new features and improvements. You may love to read the details of both of them.