The new 2017 BMW i8 CONCEPT is primary a sports car. It will surely be packed with formidable features as always from the German luxury car maker and that is why its release is widely awaited. As the rumor goes, the release of the new BMW i8 will be around the same time as the automaker celebrates its 100th birthday. The car will run on green fuel and boasts dynamic exterior design.
Exterior and interior details
The shape of the new BMW i8 2017 emphasizes its ability to run smooth cutting through the wind with ease. The butterfly doors are simply magnificent. Apart from looking utterly sophisticated, they allow the driver to enter the car and settle in easily. The vehicle would weigh 3273 pounds, which is lighter than the present BMW i8 model. The lighter weight has been possible because of the ample use of aluminum and fiber in the car body.
The front of this BMW looks exceptional with its butterfly bumper. With this model, the automaker has tried to give 2017 BMW i8 CONCEPT a touch of aggression. Its character of being chiefly a sports car is emphasized with the taillights. Colors for the car range from bright green, red, somber black, silver to neon colors. The wheels look splendid with the entire car body and they have an imposing look. Their appearance also reiterates that this BMW i8 is a sports car.
Inside the vehicle, the driver seat will be fully capable of providing exceptional comfort. It would be adjustable and most probably be covered in leather. Whether there will be other trim options; the automaker is yet to make any statements on that. Safety will be maintained with airbags and tough seatbelts. The steering wheel will have fluid movements and for better grip, it would be encased in leather. The console will have a touchscreen, and USB ports, 4G internet, and Wi-Fi hotspot will be common features.
Engine and Mileage of 2017 BMW i8 CONCEPT
You will have a couple of options regarding the engine. The first one is a 2.0-liter in-line engine with 4 cylinders. It will generate 320hp and will be accompanied by an electric motor producing 204hp. The second one is a 3.0-liter engine producing 480hp and an electric motor generating 109hp. Both engines will run on a 9-speed dual clutch transmission. This i8 will be able to reach 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.
Price and Release Date of 2017 BMW i8 CONCEPT
2017 BMW i8 CONCEPT is a mix of good looks and great performance. Scheduled for release next year, there is hardly any other car, which would match with its charisma.