Concept 2018-2019 BMW i8 – this is a new development of the Bavarian automaker, presented in conjunction with the i3 , which offers not only great design, but also an extensive list of innovative features, and the sporty character of the low fuel consumption of a harmonious combination of 3-cylinder internal combustion engine and an electric motor.
The hybrid propulsion system of the 2018-2019 BMW i8 is a 3-cylinder engine capacity of 1.5 liters, the torque is transmitted to the rear axle by means of transmission with double clutch and the electric motor under the hood, with front-wheel drive. Both power units are able to operate independently of each other, offering the most flexibility i8 use in all conditions.
High-performance engine 2018-2019 BMW i8 three-cylinder develops 220 horsepower and 300 Nm of torque, and in combination with an electric motor offers sports car performance with the fuel consumption of a small class. Thus, in less than 5-second acceleration from zero to 100 kilometers per hour, the i8 from 2018-2019 BMW consumes 2.7 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers in harmful emissions 66 grams per kilometer. The car manufacturer from Bavaria stresses that such figures fuel economy for cars are comparable performance unreal.
In addition, with the ability to cover the 2018-2019 BMW i8 35-kilometer distance at no extra charge, most of the daily urban trips can not use the internal combustion engine in general, and to carry out the trip only on electricity with no harmful emissions. Located under the floor, in the center of the 2018-2019 BMW i8 battery ensures a low center of gravity, which affects the excellent physical stability, and when the two power units work in tandem, and all-wheel drive car becomes a super-powerful. Thanks to the optimal layout, the car’s weight distribution is perfect – 50/50.
Charge the 2018-2019 BMW i8 battery can from ordinary household outlet. For an hour, the battery charge will replenish 80 percent. During braking and coasting, the high voltage generator also allows you to charge the battery. Battery full charge time using powerful charger is 1 hour 45 minutes.
The exterior design of i8 gives a clear picture of the company’s vision of the future of the sports car of Bavaria. Dynamic forms of emotional design combined with an innovative, lightweight materials and rotary doors providing full access to the four-seater cabin, additionally give a new concept of sportiness.
The company says that to achieve an outstanding combination of performance and fuel economy plays a vital role light weight and extremely low resistance to the oncoming airflow. The aerodynamic characteristics of 2018-2019 BMW i8, through a series of air intakes and ducts serve for cooling the engine and brakes, as well as for the implementation of the necessary high-speed and downforce for the front and rear axle.
As expected, sporty design is continued in the 2018-2019 BMW i8 Concept interior. Driver-oriented interior has a light control with rich functionality and a clear, three-dimensional display of information about the operating modes 2018-2019 BMW i8 – a sports car of the future. The debut of the model will be held at the Frankfurt Motor Show in .