According to German media, BMW is hard at work to develop a car with a fuel economy of 0.4 liter per 100 km or 588 MPG. Apparently at a meeting for e-mobility, BMW has shown the German media a prototype similar from today’s perspective as futuristic as the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics was in 2009.
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According to the report, the prototype is made entirely of carbon fiber, it has enough space for four people and has a trunk suitable for everyday with a volume of almost 350 liters. The finished vehicle would be approximately 1,200 kilograms heavy and therefore undercut the i8 by 300 kilograms.
Included in the weight is a plug-in hybrid powertrain, which consists of a a rear axle electric motor and a two-cylinder petrol engine. The combustion engine drives the wheels directly, but can also be used as a range extender and therefore to charge other batteries.
The performance figures remain in the dark, but the CO2 emissions is said to be around 10 grams per kilometer mark and a 0.18 drag coefficien.
The top speed is said to be over 180 km/h.