30 November, 2017, 13:55 | Author: Darren Santiago
The new i8 will be on sale in January and the two versions will have their world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show which runs until December 10. From a performance standpoint, it can't contend with the Acura NSX, nor can it hope to compete with any hypothetical pure-electric sports cars. A tiny, turbocharged aluminum rattlebox of an engine powered the i8's rear wheels and an electric motor churned the front for all-wheel drive excellence.
Inside there are a few changes other than the loss of the two rear seats - you get a new 8.8-inch touchscreen display, upgraded steering wheel and instrument panel as well as some other tweaks to the dashboard. BMW SA expects the new Coupe and Roadster to reach local shores during the second half of 2018. (249 Nm) of torque as in today's i8 Coupe via a 2-speed gearbox to the front wheels. "For us, electric mobility is the new normal", said Klaus Frohlich, member of the board of management at BMW AG and development during the BMW press conference. Located in the car's underbody, underneath the passenger cabin, the battery provides the i8 with a low center of gravity.
Perhaps more importantly though, the battery pack's capacity is up from 20 to 34 Ah, with the gross energy capacity going from 7.1 to 11.6 kilowatt hours. Those lighter of foot can cruise up to around 18 miles in all-electric mode.
Total output is up from 266kW to 275kW, with the i8's three-cylinder petrol engine remaining at 170kW. Improved efficiency measures give the BMW i8 an expected MPGe of 70 and BMW believes that the Roadster will retain that same fuel efficiency.
It's taken a few years, but BMW has finally released a Roadster version of its futuristic i8 sports vehicle and the new body style coincides with a few upgrades to the Coupe, including a more powerful drivetrain. The soft-top can be raised or lowered in 15 seconds, and is operable at speeds up to 50km/h.
The long talked about roadster features an electric folding soft-top that's stored in a space-saving vertical position. This allows some extra storage space behind the driver and passenger, a space nearly equal to the actual trunk's 4.7 cubic foot (133 liters) offering at 3.5 cubic feet (99 liters).
Pricing has not been announced, but a BMW representative told us the i8 Roadster will start "north of $150,000".
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