BMW`s i8 fans in the United States are now glad to receive the official figures with the plug-in hybrid, figures which has just been released by the US EPA.
The US EPA results refer to the electric range of 15 miles, the MPGe, of 76 miles while the MPG combined, is 28 miles, with the BMW German based automaker to also claim an MPGe rating of 94, while the electric range was of 22 miles.
BMW i8 plug-in hybrid supercar is powered by a 1.5-liter three-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol unit, backed by an electric motor, which uses the BMW`s eDrive technology.
The 1.5-liter unit outputs a total of 231 horsepower, sent to the rear wheels, while the electric motor develops an additional of 131 horsepower, being sent to the front wheels.
The good news doesn’t stop here, as the BMW German based automaker has also built up a one-off 2014 BMW i8 Concours d`Elegance Edition, to be auctioned this weekend at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance.