(VIDEO) Bmw i8 Spyder: the convertible hybrid sports-car comes with electric scooters (eDrive)


Article from March 31st updated with videos of the BMW i8 Concept Spyder

Rumors announced it, BMW has just revealed the first drawings of the i8 convertible version. A model that will be making its world premiere at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show.

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The 90kW (131hp) electric motor is coupled to a 223hp three cylinder turbo petrol engine for a total output of 354hp and 550Nm of torque. 0 to 100kph takes under 5 seconds and top speed is limited to 250kph for a fuel consumption announced at 3l/100km (94mpg) !

The battery that recharges in 2 hours offers 30km of range in full electric, thanks to the innovative CFRP construction weight is kept at 1630kg.

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Two electric scooters are exhibited where the combustion engine on regular supercars usually takes place… The Bmw i8 Concept Spyder has only two seats and a trunk capacity of 100 liters.

Only unknown data, emissions!

See the specs of the BMW i8 Concept Spyder here

Par Technologic Vehicles
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