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Video: Auto Express Tests the BMW i8

The journalists from the British Auto Express publication has decided to roll out and test the BMW i8, with the conclusions to be revealed on the video that they have made.

The BMW i8 is that particular ride that stands forward due to its futuristic design and the technology it enhances inside and under the hood.

BMW i8

BMW i8

The clip posted will definitely give you a better glimpse on how the hybrid car handles on the track.

The BMW i8 hybrid is 4,700 mm long, 1,940 mm wide and 1,300 mm high, weighing 1,485 kg. Under the hood, the i8 comes with a 1.5-liter I3 turbo engine, developing 228 horsepower (170 kW) and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque.

The engine is backed by a hybrid synchronous motor, developing an extra 129 horsepower (96 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque.

The total power the BMW i8 develops is 357 horsepower (266 kW) and 570 Nm (420 lb-ft) of torque, with the unit hooked to a 6-speed automatic transmission, while the electric motor has a two-stage automatic.

Enjoy the video with the BMW i8!


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