BMW i8 in Ionic Silver Spotted

BMW i | February 5th, 2014 by 2
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An European version of the upcoming BMW i8 was spotted in Germany. Sporting the beautiful Ionic Silver paint job, the i8 is going through its …

An European version of the upcoming BMW i8 was spotted in Germany. Sporting the beautiful Ionic Silver paint job, the i8 is going through its final stages of real life testing before its official launch in March.

BMW i8 can be specified in a choice of four colors, three of which have been created exclusively for BMW i. All the paint finishes provide a striking contrast to the black belt: Ionic Silver, Crystal White and Sophisto Grey.

In Germany, the BMW i8 starts at €126,000, while in the UK it will cost £ 99,125. The U.S. market will also get the BMW i8 in 2014 at a base price of $135,700.

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BMW i8 Crystal White

BMW i8 uses a plug-in hybrid system consisting of a turbocharged three-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine and BMW eDrive technology in the form of an electric drive system. The 1.5-liter combustion engine develops 170 kW/231 hp and drives the rear wheels of the BMW i8, while the 96 kW/131 hp electric drive sends its power to the front wheels and allows an all-electric range of up to 35 kilometers (22 miles) and a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph).

[Source: Bimmertoday]

2 responses to “BMW i8 in Ionic Silver Spotted”

  1. […] BMW launched the i8 in 2014, customers had the option to choose between four exterior colors:  Ionic Silver, Protonic Blue, Crystal White and Sophisto Grey. Two years later, the color palette remains the […]

  2. […] form, BMW’s first progressive hybrid sportscar is offered with a choice of four colors:  Ionic Silver, Protonic Blue, Crystal White and Sophisto Grey. But starting this year, certain markets will offer […]

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