BMW i8 and i3
BMW has finally I3 and I8, the first official photos and information. The concepts differ in terms of style and on how to drive, because BMW is a concept car i3-electric powered, while his brother is a hybrid BMW I8 and economic performance.
The official launch of models will fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show.The first mass produced electric model of BMW is BMW i3 company that feels best in urban areas and will be positioned as a premium electric car. The electric motor will provide 170 hp and 250 Nm and a fully charged battery is required six o’clock – that if you use a normal outlet. Those who rush for proper, will be available and a special charger that will charge the battery 80% in an hour.
Sprint from 0-100 km / h will be done in about 12 seconds and maximum speed will be limited to 150 km / h. Power will be distributed to the rear axle. I3 BMW will have four seats, and doors will be opened in reverse order to facilitate access to the interior. The boot will have a capacity of 200 liters, and a special storage space in the front.
BMW I8, quick and … economic
I8 BMW has presented a hybrid with an electric motor of 170 hp and 250 Nm, and a propellant gas station that will deliver 220 hp and 300 Nm. Electrician to move the front wheels, while the three-cylinder gas station will do the bridge that is located, ie the rear. They will work and will aim to achieve optimum efficiency and performance.
BMW I8 first hundred miles to reach after about five seconds, and consumption will reach around 3 liters per 100 kilometers. Weight distribution between the axles is equal and philosophy LifeDrive will be responsible for achieving maximum performance, while consuming very efficiently and safely advanced. For a full charge, batteries of BMW I8 need two hours.
Both drivers of the concepts are inspired by those found on the MINI E, but were offered a diet. I3 and I8 BMW BMW engines whose dimensions have been reduced by 40%.