BMW i8 will introduce next week – after the successful launch of BMW i3, the German car manufacturer is still ambitious to introduce a model of energy-efficient vehicles and other environmentally friendly cars.
After read from Inautonews, BMW will introduce the i8 hybrid sports car on Sept 10. The BMW i8 will accompany BMW i3 which has made its debut last July.
This supercar is capable of running from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 4.5 seconds, and the maximum acceleration to 250 km / h. BMW i8 hybrid sports car has a weight of 1,490 kg, so it is able to offer a fuel consumption efficiency is quite fantastic, by 2.5 liter/100 miles in the United Kingdom.
BMW i8 hybrid car is equipped with a three-cylinder gasoline engine with a 1.5 liter TwinPower Turbo. Can generate power of 231 horsepower (170 kw) with a maximum torque of 320 NM (236 lb-ft) of torque to the rear wheel drive system.
While the electric motor can generate power of 131 horsepower (96 kW) with maximum torque of 250 NM. Combined the machines reached 362 horsepower (266 kw) with a maximum torque of 570 Nm (420 lb-ft). The full details will be announced by the launch of the BMW i8 at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013 next week.