Video: BMW i8 in Detail – Plug-In Hybrid System
In BMW’s continuing series of videos that highlight various aspects of the soon-to-be-available in the US BMW i8, we’ve encountered videos that highlight LifeDrive, aerodynamics, design and so on.
Now, we get to the heart and soul of the i8: its plug-in hybrid powertrain.
“With this BMW TV series you can get a closer look at the BMW i8. This time you can get more information about the plug-in hybrid.”
Some BMW i8 specs to refresh your memory:
- 231 hp 320 newton meters of torque from 3-cylinder turbo 1.5-liter gas engine
- 131 hp electric motor
- 362 hp total
- AWD when using both electric motor and gas engine
- Electric-only range of 22 miles
- US base price $135,700