BMW unveils i3 EV and i8 Hybrid Sportscar Concepts (Video)
BMW has unveiled its new extend to its Hybrid sportscars along with an electric vehicle, named BMW i8 and i3, here i3 is an hatchback pure-hybrid on the other hand the i8 is gasoline-electric hybrid coupe. BMW has also released a series of films on both vehicles.
When it comes to the specs of i8, the roadster features a three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine on the rear producing 220bhp and 221lb ft of torque. The i8 can travel approximately 20 miles and takes 1.45h for a full charge, while emitting 66g/km of CO2 On battery power alone.
Meanwhile the i3 is an electric 4 seater produces 170bhp on a single-speed gearbox, good for a 0-37mph time of 3.9 seconds, a 0-62mph time of 7.9 seconds, 50-75mph in 6 seconds and a literally dizzying top speed of 93mph. The i3 is said to be able to travel for up to 95 miles on a single charge. There is no word on pricing but the i3 should hit the streets in 2013 and the i8 in 2014. Check out the Video and feel free to drop your comment below.
[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge9y7t6nPAk
[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNQZlU0Hbfc