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BMW i8 car technical detail, price and review


Date: 29 Apr 2015    Group: Automobiles    Category: Cars & SUVs   

There has been a lot of huge publicity of the new car BMW i8. What is so special about this car compared to its earlier version released and some of them available in India too? What I have understand as per its advertisement is that BMW i8 has plug-in hybrid system with turbocharged three-cylinder, TwinPower Turbo petrol engine and eDrive technology in the form of an electric control. What are the other technical specifications of BMW i8 car and what is its price?

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Author: Aman    30 Apr 2015      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 10  (Rs 10)    Voting Score: 0

Are you searching to get the details of BMW i8 car? If yes then you must go through the details given below, I have mentioned the features, specifications and the price of this awesome car. Read the details to know about BMW i8.

BMW i8
The Ex-showroom price of it in New Delhi is Rs. 2,23,00,000. The car gives the economy on city roads of 40.25 kmpl and on the highways of 47.45 kmpl. The car is a petrol variant which has the engine displacement of 1499 cc. The BHP of this car is 231bhp@5800rpm and the maximum torque is 320Nm@3700rpm.

Performance
It has a top speed of 250 kmph. It can accelerate at 100 Kmph in just 4.4 seconds. The maximum power of the car is 231bhp@5800rpm and the maximum torque of the car is 320Nm@3700rpm. It is powered by 1.5-litre 231bhp 12V Hybrid Engine. It features the wheel base of 6.15 meters and contains 3 cylinders. It has turbo charger and 4 valves per cylinder. The compression ratio of this car is 9.5:1. It features 6 Speed Steptronic of gear box and the steering gear type of Rack and Pinion.

Capacity
The car supports 4 number of people sitting capacity and two number of doors. The car has 4689mm of length, 1942mm of width and 1291mm of the height. The car has a ground clearance of 117mm and the wheel base of 2800mm. Front tread of 1644mm and the rear tread of 1721mm. The kerb weight of the car is 1560kg and the gross weight is 1930kg. The car features front headroom of 983mm and the rear headroom of 824mm. It has 42 litres of fuel capacity. 154 litres of cargo volumes. The car comes with Tubeless and Radial tyres of 195/50 R20 size and has alloy wheel of 20 inches in size.

Comfort
For the comfort the car features Air Conditioner, Power Steering, Engine Start/Stop Button, Remote Trunk Opener, Remote Fuel Lid Opener, Accessory Power Outlet, Automatic Transmission, Navigation System, Adjustable Seats, CD Player, DVD Player, FM/AM/Radio, Audio System Remote Control, Speakers Front, Speakers Rear, Integrated 2DIN Audio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB & Auxiliary input, Low Fuel Warning Light, Automatic Climate Control, Air Quality Control, Rear Seat Headrest, Leather Seats, Heated Seats - Front, Voice Control, Cup Holders-Front, Trunk Light, Vanity Mirror, Glove Box Cooling, Bottle holder at front, Seat Lumbar Support, Cruise Control, Multi-function Steering Wheel and Touch Screen as some features for its comfort level.

Safety
For the safety the car has Anti-Lock Braking System, Parking Sensors at front and rear, Central Locking, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbag-Front, Rear Seat Belts, Smart Access Card Entry, Seat Belt Warning, Brake Assist, Door Ajar Warning, Crash Sensor, Anti-Theft Alarm, Power Door Locks, Side Impact Beams, Front Impact Beams, Day & Night Rear View Mirror, Passenger Side Rear View Mirror, Engine Immobilizer,Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank, Rear Camera, Traction Control, Automatic Headlamps, Disc brakes at front and rear both and the Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts as some of the safety features of this awesome car. The car has Bore x Stroke of 82 X 94.6 mm.

These were some details of the BMW i8 car.





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