BMW i8 in Cold Weather Testing
The 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid will make its worldwide debut in production form at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
2015 BMW i8 Concept
The i8 follows the i3, but it's the i8 that will be the flagship of BMW's i sub-brand.
Though few confirmed i8 details exist, we have some well-sourced predictions:
- Price: $125,000-plus
- Electric-only range: 22 miles
- 0 to 60 mph time: 4.6 seconds
- Styling: Out of this world
In announcing the i8's debut in Frankfurt, BMW stated:
"The BMW i8 is a contemporary sports car perfect for everyday driving. It combines the performance of a sports car with the consumption of a small car. Thanks to its plug-in hybrid drive, the majority of its day-to-day driving is possible in emission-free, fully electric mode."