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BMW i8 Production Version

by Joe on April 17, 2012 · 23 comments

BMW i8 Production Version

BMW has unveiled the production version of the BMW i8. The car is powered by a combination of a 131-hp electric-motor and a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine, producing a 349-hp and a 405 lb-ft of torque. The BMW i8 accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in less than 5 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. Its lithium-ion battery provides all-electric driving range of approximately 20 miles with a total range of around 400 miles. The BMW i8 will be available in early 2014 for around $160,000. [BMW Blog]