Earlier this month, BMW introduced two exclusive editions to its electrified lineup – The i3s Edition RoadStyle and the BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition. The BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition is meant to be a send off of the stylish hybrid sportscar which is rumored to exit production in 2020.
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The limited BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition will be available in Coupe and Roadster models, both featuring a very elegant combination of E-Copper trim with special details and interior touches.
A coupe version of this special BMW i8 landed in Frankfurt this week for the auto show,
The BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition will be available in a very limited 200 units globally, first-come, first-serve.
According to BMW, both the i8 Coupe and Convertible feature Sophisto Grey metallic paint with E-Copper accents applied to the 20-inch radial-spoke BMW i light alloy wheels, kidney grille inserts and side skirt accent. The tailgate inlay is finished in High-gloss Black while C-pillar trim elements in Shadowline. The brake calipers are also painted High-gloss Black and feature blue detailing and BMW i badging.
Furthermore, the door sill plates display the words “Ultimate Sophisto Edition” and an interior badge adds the car’s status as being “1 of 200”. E-Copper detailing carries into the i8’s interior.
It’s unclear how many of those units will come to the US, but it’s likely to be a fair amount considering the market size.
The i8 Coupe and Roadster BMW Ultimate Sophisto Edition feature as standard equipment:
- Sophisto Grey exterior paint with E-Copper accents
- E-Copper Leather upholstery
- Exclusive 20-inch Style 516 wheels finished in E-Copper
- Ultimate Sophisto Edition 1 of 200 interior badge
- Ultimate Sophisto Edition door sills
- Black painted brake calipers
- Head-Up Display
- Navigation with Apple CarPlay Compatibility
- Harman-Kardon Audio System
- Ceramic controls
- Anthracite headliner (i8 Coupe)
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