The new BMW i8 Roadster and BMW i8 Coupe

New BMW i8 Roadster and new BMW i8 Coupe are under starter’s orders. Both plug-in hybrid models feature further developed BMW eDrive technology, enabling longer range and more time in pure-electric mode. World premiere of the BMW i8 Roadster at the Los Angeles Auto Show in December 2017, market launch from May 2018.

  • BMW i8 Roadster: BMW eDrive technology with hybrid synchronous electric motor, max. output: 105 kW/143 hp, max. torque: 250 Nm (184 lb-ft). Three-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, capacity: 1,499 cc, output: 170 kW/231 hp, max. torque: 320 Nm (236 lb ft). Hybrid-specific all-wheel drive, combustion engine driving the rear wheels, electric motor driving the front wheels. Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 4.6 seconds, top speed: 250 km/h. Electric power consumption, combined: 14.5 kWh/100 km, petrol consumption, combined: 2.1 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 46 g/km. Electric range: 53 km (33 miles).
  • BMW i8 Coupe: BMW eDrive technology with hybrid synchronous electric motor, max. output: 105 kW/143 hp, max. torque: 250 Nm (184 lb-ft). Three-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, capacity: 1,499 cc, output: 170 kW/231 hp, max. torque: 320 Nm (236 lb-ft). Hybrid-specific all-wheel drive, combustion engine driving the rear wheels, electric motor driving the front wheels. Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 4.4 seconds, top speed: 250 km/h. Electric power consumption, combined*: 14.0 kWh/100 km, petrol consumption, combined: 1.9 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 42 g/km. Electric range: 55 km (34 miles).

Source: https://www.press.bmwgroup.com