Hybrid sports cars are increasingly common thanks to electricitys performance enhancing qualities but the 2020 bmw i8 is more about looking fast than going fast.
Bmw i8 super sports car electric.
Depending on how you look at it you may consider it to be a front wheel drive electric vehicle an all wheel drive sports car or even a concept car that was put in.
After a somewhat successful debut of the all electric i3 now its the turn of the brand shaping i8 sports hybrid.
Or it can travel purely electrically up to 75mph.
Bmw rumored to be developing electrified i8 replacing supercar.
At the same time the bmw i8 developed into the worlds most successful sports car with an electrified drive system.
The bmw i8 is many things.
Put it this way if the upcoming m8 is projected to have around 620 hp this next bmw will.
Lasting power a 15 liter twinpower turbo engine positioned over the rear axle works together with the motor for a combined output of 369 hp.
The biggest update to the 2018 bmw i8 is that it gets a bigger battery.
Hybrid mode is peaceful and ultra efficient.
Yes a green supercar if you will.
The car would reportedly pack 700 horsepower and debut by 2023.
Tts risen from 20ah to 35ah capacity which bumps all electric range up from 23 miles to a theoretical 34 miles.
Combined with an electric motor total output will far exceed that of the i8s not so impressive 369 hp.
The car aims to be green but more importantly it wants to take pole position as bmws newest and most compelling sports car.