The BMW i8 Engine
The BMW i8 is powered by a turbo charged 1.5 Litre inline 3 cylinder engine that produces 170 kW (228 hp) of power. Additionally there is a 98 kW (131 hp) electric engine. The engine power is delivered through six speed automatic gear box to all four wheels.
The BMW i8 Top Speed
BMW designed the i8 as a totally new type of vehicle and it can be seen in the performance numbers. The car can accelerate from 0 – 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 250 km/h (160 mph).
The BMW i8 Interior
With the BMW i8 being able to be driven in all-electric mode all the controls in the car are digital and electric. The steering wheel has a number of controls including the paddle style gear change.
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