Videos: BMW i3 and BMW i8

BMW i | July 29th, 2011 by 7
bmw i8 011 750x500 Videos: BMW i3 and BMW i8

Here are the first videos of the all-new BMW i3 and BMW i8 unveiled earlier in Frankfurt, Germany. The new BMW i3 and BMW i8 …

Here are the first videos of the all-new BMW i3 and BMW i8 unveiled earlier in Frankfurt, Germany. The new BMW i3 and BMW i8 plan to disrupt the electric and hybrids segment delivering not only high-efficiency, but also performance.

The i3, previously known as Megacity Vehicle, is based around a light CFRP body structure and rides on a predominantly aluminum chassis. The i3 produces 168 horsepower and 184lb ft of torque, and it has a top speed of 93 mph (150 km/h). It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.9 s.

At 349 horsepower and nearly 80 mpg fuel consumption, the BMW i8 will set a benchmark in the performance segment. BMW says the i8 runs a 0-62mph in just 4.6 sec – 0.3 sec faster than the M3 Coupe.

bmw i8 011 655x368 Videos: BMW i3 and BMW i8

Stay tuned for more live impressions from Frankfurt where our own Hugo Becker gets some play time with these two new exciting vehicles.

  • Arretjenoff

    woooooooow!!!!!!!

  • Yaseen00

    wow its epic. BMW really knows how to innovate 

  • alex

    m3 0-100 = 4.8 (or 4.6 with DKG) so it’s 0.2 faster than the manual, and just as fast as the DKG equipped M3

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=682561105 Andrew Arnold

    you have the video called i3 drive module, but the video is the i8

  • Fredyschiftan

    Yes ahead of its time !!!    Great job BMW

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