BMW i8 is popping-up in our news again, after last seeing it wearing the gorgeous Austin Yellow body wrap and quietly sitting at BMW Abu Dhabi dealerships.
Now, the model is wearing the Matte Orange, another exotic color from BMW`s Individual Catalogue. Besides the color, the model comes with some mods carried out by the technicians from Metro Wrapz tuning.
Thanks to motorward.com auto magazine, we have the full specifications list with this gorgeous BMW i8 below, along with a first batch of photos.
BMW i8 – Full Specifications List
BMW TwinPower Turbo 3-cylinder 228-hp engine with high-precision direct injection; combines eDrive 129-hp electric motor.
Total power output of 357 hp.eDrive 129-hp and 184-lb-ft torque electric motor.
Driving Dynamics Control with eDRIVE, ECO PRO, COMFORT and SPORT settings.
2-speed automatic transmission for electric motor.
6-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
Hybrid sports car all-wheel-drive system.
7.1 kW high-voltage lithium-ion battery pack and advanced active thermal management
Auto Start-Stop function.
High-voltage lithium-ion battery with 7.1 kW battery pack and advanced active thermal management.
Hybrid-specific Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), including all-wheel-drive functionality for independent drive sources, Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying and Brake Stand-by features; with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC).
11.1-gallon stainless steel fuel tank.
Brake Energy Recuperation system.
Overall, the i8 stands in front with its innovative and radical body design, enhanced with high-performance abilities and great handling, partly because of its carbon fiber components, electrification or technology inside.
In the United States, the all-new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid is priced from $131,700, with some dealerships to ask an additional $100,000 over the MSRP, given the fact that a special edition of an i8 was recently sold out for a rough $825,000 in Pebble Beach.