Some might even say you’re rebellious or revolutionary. The 2021 BMW i8 might just be your spirit animal in the form of a luxury hybrid sports car. It’s a progressive and unconventional Coupe and Roadster.
Why is i8 discontinued?
BMW is shelving its i8 while it turns its focus to developing and introducing several new models powered by electricity, as part of its ambitious plan to market 25 electrified models by 2023. Production of the iNext SUV is set to begin in the middle of 2021.
How much HP does a i8 make?
Performance Specifications of the BMW i8
Powertrain: 1.5L BMW TwinPower Turbo 3-cylinder engine + eDrive Electric Motor. Engine Output: 228 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. eDrive Output: 141 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque.
Is the i8 all electric?
The i8 is a plug-in hybrid. This means it has a petrol engine – mated to a six-speed Steptronic transmission – and an electric motor – with a two-speed automatic gearbox – powered by a lithium-ion battery.