2016 BMW i8 Specs And News
2016 BMW i8. Sources told us that the iconic brand BMW is working on the realization of faster and more powerful version of the BMW i8. Reports also suggest that the new car will replace the 3-cylinder engine with 228 horsepower turbo four-cylinder that will now up to 450 horsepower. Extra power is rumored to allow the vehicle sprint from 0-60 mph in just 4 sec.While there is no official announcement, the new 2016 BMW i8 is this set to celebrate its 100th anniversary, which is scheduled for next year in style. The brand is trying to increase its market share through the deployment of a significant number of cars to celebrate with. Apparently, the new i8 could emerge in the next Auto Show in Frankfurt in September, followed closely by Los Angeles and Detroit Motor Show in November and January, respectively. This vehicle will be the first to be designed in the BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept and the new vehicle will be used for production with. According to reports, the vehicle comes with gull-wing doors and laser lights.
The new 2016 BMW i8 is undoubtedly the flagship of the strong ecological class brand vehicles under the grace of its 100th anniversary. It will be offered only as a coupe and certainly make use of a plug-in hybrid transmission that are sure to provide an exhilarating driving experience. This vehicle will be a fuel-efficient cars and more shows why the previous i8 was definitely a success in the US market. The central part will define the new 2016 BMW i8 will be a new LifeDrive architecture presented as being triggered by the car i3 all-electric city.The new settings will now include an aluminum body, a drive module that includes an electric motor and a combustion gas engine, lithium-ion battery and electronic components. Another interesting feature is the life of the module, to be constructed entirely of plastic material reinforced with carbon fiber and will be significantly used in the cabin 2 + 2. Because LifeDrive architecture, the new vehicle now the tip scales said that is about 3,285 pounds. And excellent 50/50 weight distribution.
Accessories and standard features available for the new 2016 BMW i8 include an auto-dimming mirror, adjustable suspension system, wheels 20 “, leather upholstery, the driver memory settings, automatic temperature control, dual-zone, and on the keyless entry, front and rear parking sensors, automatic headlights, LED exterior lighting with a leather wrapped steering wheel, a head-up display, e high tilt-wheel, windshield wipers and automatic headlights, a key chain with style (probably the best in the business), a top view camera, and a front heated seats led six lanes.
Other standard electronics available for 2016 BMW i8 include satellite radio and HD Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a navigation system, Android remote control, BMW Assist and electronic interface online BMW iDrive, the integration of applications smart phone, “8 touch screen interface, a navigation system and an audio system with 11 speakers Harman Kardon.
Two sets of equipment are optional: World Giga and Tera. The first is the group of a unique leather and upholstery fabric and some special interior trim. The last turbine wheel offerings, perforated leather upholstery and the extended type and improved LED headlights. The new features should also expect your launch date of the nearest edges.
The 2016 BMW i8 power amplifiers come from a power plant consisting of 231 hp 1.5L 3-cylinder turbo located behind the rear seats, while the electric motor of 131 hp will be mounted on the front axle. The gasoline engine sends its power to the rear wheel via 6-speed automatic transmission system, while the electric motor is responsible for turning the front wheels through a 2-stage self.
The combined power of the gasoline engine and the electric motor will certainly boost the i8 0-100 km / h in 4.4 sec record, while its top speed at 155 mph. the vehicle returns 94 mpg in combined performance and offers up to 310 miles in driving conditions every day. In addition, the vehicle will be able to run on electricity up to 22 miles at a speed capped at 75 mph. Food is provided from 5 kW liquid cooled lithium-ion battery mounted under the floor.
While also be available under the terms of the lease, it is expected that the price of 2016 BMW i8 cost an arm and a leg and is rumored to be in the neighborhood of $ 140,700. Its release date, however, it is sometimes assumed that in the second half of 2016.