Finally, the production BMW i8 has been revealed, and it’s definitely no slouch when compared to the concept. With an MSRP of $135,925USD, the i8 falls into the supercar category, powered by a plug-in hybrid system that consists of a 1.5L 3-cylinder gasoline TwinPower Turbo engine and an electric motor. This 3284-pound vehicle can rocket from 0-62mph in just 4.4-seconds. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.
According to WorldCarFans, “it can be driven on electric power for up to 22 miles (35 km) during which it can hit a top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). The combined range of the BMW i8 production version stands at more than 310 miles (500 km).” Auto enthusiasts will also be happy to know that the stock 20-inch alloy wheels can be upgraded to lightweight carbon fiber versions.