BMW i8 Ordering Details Leak Out

MAR 17 2014 BY STAFF 4

BMW i8 Ordering Info

BMW i8 Ordering Info

An official brochure sent to U.S. dealerships gives an overview of the upcoming BMW i8, its ordering process and competitive landscape. In this marketing material, BMW states that the i8 is the leader in order simplicity with most of the equipment being standard and no packages.

The brochure also mentions the Audi R8 and Porsche 911 4S as competitors at a higher price point.

*Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared over at BMW Blog.  Check it out by clicking here.

BMW i8 Ordering Info

BMW i8 Ordering Info

Just like the BMW i3, the i8 hybrid sportscar can be ordered with the “Giga” and “Tera” “Worlds”:


Extended Leather
Dark or Light (Black or Ivory) Leather
Dark or Light (Black or Ivory) Headliner


Olive Tanned Leather
Anthracite Headliner
Blue Seat Belts

Standard equipment

Navigation Pro
H&K Premium Sound
Adaptive Cruise Control
Adaptive LED Headlights
Alarm System
Display Key
E-Call + BMW i Services
Electronic Dim/Fold Mirrors
Park Distance Control
Surround View Cameras
High Beam Assist
Collision Mitigation
Pedestrian Protection
Speed Limit Info
Head-Up Display
Real-Time Traffic
BMW Apps
BMW Remote Services

BMW i8 will have a manufacturer’s suggest retail price of $135,700 (including destination and handling) when it arrives in US showrooms in June of 2014.

BMW i8 Ordering Info

BMW i8 Ordering Info

BMW i8 Ordering Info

BMW i8 Ordering Info

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Expect BMW’s entire product line to streamline options like this. They are moving towards have if a couple packages per car and that’s it. Inside of five years I doubt you’ll be able to order options ala carte anymore.

Porsche’s new 911 (991 series) GT3, also limited number:

Base MSRP $131,500
0-60 3.3 seconds
16/24 EPA MPG

Once they get the fires figured out, it will be more suitable against the BMW i8 PHEV:

231hp/236ft.lbs from a 3-cylinder twin turbo engine! It must scream, literally!

Just wish the electric portion of the drivetrain was a bit more serious, quite a bit.

I need to buy a lottery ticket….