An entirely new concept of sports car, the BMW i8 is more efficient due to its intelligent lightweight construction with carbon and aerodynamic design. It's more sustainable, with highly efficient BMW eDrive technology and recyclable materials in the interior. Yet with no compromise on dynamics and its sporting appearance, it creates the optimum combination of driving pleasure and efficiency.
The BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid that brings together the advantages of innovate electric motor and combustion engine technologies. Winning International Engine of the Year Award for fourth time for its Drive system for the BMW i8. The result is an extraordinary driving experience – with extremely low consumption and low emissions. With no compromise on power the i8 accelerates from 0 to 62mph in just 4.4 seconds.
"This is the future, supercar buyers. If this is how it's to be, bring it on." - Top Gear Magazine
Unmistakeable, sporty, modern and sustainable. The guiding idea behind the sports car of the future is also reflected in the design of colours and materials in the interior.
Where the BMW i8 Coupe is the sports car of the future, the all-new BMW i8 Roadster is the roadster of the future. Exuding presence courtesy of unmistakably futuristic styling, carbon-fibre dihedral doors and a stunning cabin made from sustainable materials, the sensational i8 Roadster is the perfect combination of style, performance and efficiency.
Securing the BMW i8 Roadster’s position as a new icon of driving pleasure, performance and driving ability come courtesy of the unique LifeDrive architecture for sublime weight distribution and the same award winning hybrid powertrain as the Coupe. As well as granting the BMW i8 Roadster 374bhp, the revolutionary drivetrain also makes for extremely low emissions, low consumption and the ability to cover 30 miles of electric-only driving.
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