Video: BMW Releases i8 Teaser

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This here is the first official teaser image and video of the BMW i8, which is set to debut to the world on September 10th at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

BMW i8 in Camo

BMW i8 in Camo

Here’s what BMW has to say of the i8 in its release of these teasers:

“The BMW i brand is synonymous with visionary mobility concepts and a new definition of premium quality that is strongly focused on sustainability. Following the world debut of the first production model, the BMW i3, the BMW Group’s next step will be to extend this revolutionary answer to the future challenges facing personal mobility to the sports car segment: The all-new BMW i8.”

And here are a few i8 highlights:

  • Plug-in hybrid with a decent amount of electric-only range (22 miles at speeds of up to 75 mph).
  • It outperforms the BMW M3 is most aspects (0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds or less).
  • It’s rather light (3,285 pounds).
  • It’s aerodynamic at 0.26 Cd.

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3 Comments on "Video: BMW Releases i8 Teaser"

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20 mile ev range won’t cut it… Tesla will still own the luxury plug-in segment for now…

MrEnergyCzar

Electric!

didnt know 22 miles is considered a “decent” amount… and nice audi led’s

David Stone

Born electric?
Seriously?