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BMW i8 by Manhart Racing Revealed

A BMW i8 has recently showed up on the web, wearing some special touches from the Manhart Racing tuning company.

This is mot the first BMW i8 model to come heavily modified by a tuning division, with this particular plug-in hybrid to also bear some visual modifications.

BMW i8 by Manhart Racing

BMW i8 by Manhart Racing

We are talking about a grey exterior paintjob with yellow accents at the front, on the side mirrors, side door mirror caps or on the brake calipers.

BMW i8 by Manhart Racing

BMW i8 by Manhart Racing

To add up some flavor, the Manhart Racing tuning has also fitted the BMW i8 with some lightweight alloy wheels, to calibrate the overall look.

Under the hood, there is no sign that the Manhart Racing have upgraded the 1.5-liter TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder unit, backed by an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery.

The overall power stands at 362 horsepower, making the sports car sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds, at a top speed, electronically limited, of 250 km/h.

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