2013 BMW I8 is more than innovation and more innovation from BMW, still not far from our memory of the design concept expressed in the 2011 BMW i8 now they have done a series of tests that are quite far on the 2013 BMW i8. found by Bimmerpost testing performed to test the car on cold weather in northern Europe. efficient hybrid concept car is still a major destination on the cultivation of this i8. for more on testing refer to the following video:
On the exterior design of 2013 BMW I8 they reveal that there is still a shortage of synthetic glass and more solid structure, they are built on an aluminum chassis and the passenger cell which consists of high strength, but they are designed very lightweight, carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP), and they will begin production in early 2013 at BMW's Leipzig plant. new kidney grille is defined as the now famous, two large air intakes at the corner of the lower lip, and Gullwing doors on the previous version is replaced with the standard version includes quad exhaust on the back side. on the side of the interior is not much different, seats and sport steering wheel, and a little panel.
With the theme 'The Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept', the first version says that they will bring a three cylinder turbo diesel power plant combined with two electric motors that will provide a total of 356 HP and 590 lb-ft of peak torque. while the primary version i8 will bring a 1.5-liter inline 3 engine with two electric motors that generate an additional 95 HP on each motor with the end result of about 400 HP. BMW offers AWD and RWD versions, but the hybrid version only comes to hybrid versions. engine will be mated with a double clutch transmission which helps accelerate from 0-60 mph in only 4 seconds. they promised to bring fuel efficiency to 58 MPG and an autonomy of 400 kilometers.
Rumors about the M version will come with a Inline 6 turbo engine or a V8 engine that will be capable of pumping up to 450 HP. which will be combined with the two "supercaps" with an additional 100 HP for each motor. BMW announced it will produce up to 30.000 units within 5 years. 2013 BMW I8 will be priced between $ 175,000 and $ 250,000.