The new 2017 BMW i8 is the latest electric sports car from the German company, a limited edition exotic car available with electric motor and conventional engine. The new i8 or the hybrid sports car of the future is based on the revolutionary concepts and research on the BMW Efficient Dynamics. Combining the sleek, futuristic appearance and exemplary performance of a sports car and the small energy consumption and emission of a compact car, The new BMW i8 2017 is rumored to hit the market in 2017. The low energy consumption and emission can be attributed to its fully synchronized combustion engine and electric motor, which maximizes efficiency and improves dynamics on the road.
BMW i8 2017
Exterior and Interior
The German vehicle, new 2017 BMW i8 is the very embodiment of a sustainable, urban sports car. In addition to its intelligent energy conserving and efficient system, the new BMW i8 is made of lightweight materials to increase its overall agility. The BMW i8 does not compromise on its exterior as it looks innovative and elegant as it was designed to be. The car’s shape serves to maximize aerodynamics with its beautiful bird wing doors that add to its aesthetic appeal. The new BMW also boasts a large bumper which makes it look sturdier and more aggressive. It will come in a variety of different colors ranging from red, bright green and black to neon colors.
BMW i8 2017 – Interior
The interior of the sports car is guaranteed to be exceptionally comfortable, it includes leather adorned chairs and a multitude of facilities such as a touch screen console, 4G internet, USB ports, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. The steering moves with fluidity and is encased in leather to improve the grip.
The new 2017 BMW i8 exhibits more than just a jaw-dropping exterior and maximized efficiency. Its powerful plug-in hybrid system combined with the BMW e-Drive technology and a BMW Twin Power Turbo 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes it an outstanding invention that may revolutionize the world of sports cars. Its main competitors are Nissan GT-R and Tesla Model S, which is almost equally as phenomenal as the BMW i8, fails to deliver the faster long distance travel and maximum performance promised by the new BMW i8. The car consists of two engines, first is a 2.0 liter inline engine with 4 cylinders. It will generate 320 hp and an electric motor producing 204 hp will accompany it. The second one is a 3.0-liter engine producing 480 hp which comes with an electric motor generating 109 hp. The new BMW is capable of reaching a speed of 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.
Horsepower @ RPM: 204 hp electric motor and 286 hp conventional motor