An extraordinary car with extraordinary performance. In which car you think? Well, maybe in some pretty fast. The description fits 2018 BMW i8.
2018 BMW i8 – Design, Exterior, Roadster
The new 2018 BMW i8 will likely meet the expectations of many motorists worldwide. The German manufacturer has given the maximum to give this model. Tests have shown impressive results. The serial model will likely keep much of the concept’s edition of the BMW i8.
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Basically, all displayed details will be found in the final product. It promises a modern sports car with ideal performance. Announced glass doors were removed for security reasons. All conductors of air, on the entire length of the C-pillars, are retained. In addition, it was added an air intake between the door and the wing rear axle. Door size has increased as the opening angle. It had to be done to make it easier to go into the car. High dynamic hybrid has a very aggressive design and a body that is designed based on the coupe model.
-ENGINE: 2018 BMW i8
As for the powertrain, the BMW i8 will achieve acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 5 seconds and a top speed of 150 mph. In addition to adequate speed, promises economical driving. This is also achieved with the reduced weight of the vehicle and 1.5-liters the 3-cylinder engine that has a power of 357 hp and a torque of 420 lb/ft. In addition to this turbocharged engine, it was inserted synchronous AC electric engine which is connected to 5 kWh lithium-ion battery. When the battery is fully charged, the BMW i8 will be able to cross the distance of 15 miles on pure electricity. Combined fuel promises distance of about 330 miles.
-PERFORMANCES: 2018 BMW i8
The gasoline engine will power the rear wheels, while for the front wheels in charge will be the electric motor. This combination makes the BMW i8 truly integrated hybrid that will be able to independently moves on the two energy sources or combined. The lithium-ion battery is located in the central part of the chassis. That contributes to the low center of gravity of the BMW i8. Position in which are located engines provides an ideal 50/50 weight ratio. Production of the 2018 BMW i8 will be carried out at the factory in Leipzig under the watchful eye of experts. Because the error can not happen.
-COMPETITORS: 2018 BMW i8
Engineers and designers from competing companies will have their hands full in order to surpass the upcoming BMW i8. As the biggest competitors will appear Tesla Model S, Chevy Corvette, Acura NSX and Tesla Model X.
-PRICE: 2018 BMW i8
The base price of the 2018 BMW i8 will be about $ 150.000.