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Matte black beauty - the BMW i8


Matte black beauty - the BMW i8

The BMW i8 is a rechargeable hybrid car, it means that it combines an electric motor, a battery and a combustion engine.

Thus, the rear wheels are driven by an engine gasoline TwinPower Turbo 1.5 L three-cylinder and 170 kW (231 HP) for a maximum torque of 320 Nm. Power is transmitted to the wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission.

An electric motor of a power 96 kW (131 HP) and maximum torque of 250 Nm leads to the front wheels via an automatic two reports.

Combining two engines via intelligent management of energy flows give a cumulated capacity of 266 kW (362 HP).

The BMW i8 proposes an acceleration of 0-100 km/h in less than 4.4 seconds with a top speed of 250 km/h. In 100% electric mode, it is possible to run up to 120 km/h, to the beyond, the gasoline engine comes to assist.



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