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BMW i8 – the perfect BMW reborn as a hybrid

i8 will be official name of the new BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics prototype when it hits producing line. It was logical step in finding a place for amazing hybrid that will hit streets in 2012.

Car that was recently presented to journalists and reviews through BMW official sources will use BMW’s latest carbon fiber developments. Precise design of carbon fiber chassis will keep weight down, improving with low fuel consumption and increasing performance to level of the real super car.

Media reports and BMW blog indicate that the eco vehicle could use a hybrid powertrain comprising of a 1.5 liter three-cylinder engine with 181 hp, which is a perfect example of downsizing, and two electric motors producing 93 hp each.

Hybrid sport car with low fuel consumption. Yes, BMW is determined to bring the Vision Efficient Dynamics into life as BMW i8.

According to latest images of BMW i8 or the Vision Efficient Dynamics if you prefer, it is real sport car, low and maybe a bit hard to get in. but we’ll survive, for the sake of driving thrill and saving the planet.

2 thoughts on “BMW i8 – the perfect BMW reborn as a hybrid”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Do you think they will keep scissor doors in production model of i8?

  2. Anonymous says:

    UPDATE! Few sources estimate that price of i8 will be around $200,000. As we know Tesla Roadster is $120,000, Audi E-Tron will be close to $160,000. Is $200,000 too much?

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