BMW i8 expected to be launched at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014
The BMW i8 is equipped with the 1.5-litre twin-turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine with mated to an electric motor churns out 360bhp of power and 570 Nm of torque.
BMW India will be planning to unveil launch its i8 Hybrid sports car at the Indian Auto Expo 2014. Earlier it was exhibited at the Frankfurt Expo in 2013. The BMW i8 is equipped with the 1.5-litre twin-turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine with mated to an electric motor churns out 360bhp of power and 570 Nm of torque.
The petrol engine produces the power and torque of 231bhp and 320Nm.Power from petrol engine enabled to six-speed automatic gearbox, which is transmitted to the front wheel drive whereas electric motor transfer energy to the rear wheels.i8 can reach to the top speed of 250kmph and can cover 0 t0 100kmph in just 4.5 seconds only, mileage expected from i8 would be 50kmpl.
The Exterior and Interior of i8 is designed in a way that can definitely grab your all attention towards itself, Exterior of I8 has distinct panel in the front, sills and over the rear wheels. Headlamp cluster gets LEDs with the alternative for buyers to opt for unique ‘laser’ headlight. Interior of i8 can wrap you in a luxury as cabin seats designed to give you complete comfort.I8 has touch screen instrument panels. Interior of i8 has been designed with futuristic approach.
The BMW i8 can compete with the jaguar F-type and Porsche 911 sports car; it is expected to be different from the current generation sports car. BMW will exhibit the i8 in Indian Auto Expo and later on i8 will also launch in country by the end of this year.