BMW announced that the i8 Assembly will end on April 7, 2020 – the day from the conveyor will descend the last instance of the model. This event coincides with a new photoshoot, during which i8 posing against the backdrop of classic cars of the brand. The Bavarians are confident that, over time, hybrid, and he will be a classic.
That BMW will abandon the production i8, became known last year. In some markets, for example, in the UK, taking orders for the model already stopped.
The BMW i8 appeared on the market in 2014 and since then has issued more than 20 thousand copies. The hybrid came with a battery capacity of 7.1 kilowatt-hour, a-liter turbo engine capacity of 231 horsepower and a 131-horsepower electric motor. During the upgrade in 2018, the impact of the latter was increased to 143 forces, and the capacity of the battery to 11.8 per kilowatt-hour.
From zero to “hundreds” i8 accelerates in 4.4 seconds and top speed is 250 kilometers per hour. Only electricity is passing compartment 35 kilometers.