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BMW i8

BMW i8

Who can forget Tom Cruise driving the BMW i8 in Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol.

The BMW i8 combines the power of a sports car with the fuel economy of a small car. It is based on the Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept. Its plug-in hybrid concept combines electric drive system with three-cylinder combustion engine producing an acceleration of 0 to 100 Km/hr in less than 5 seconds with fuel consumption in the European cycle of 2.7 litres per 100 kilometres. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery can power the i8 for 35 kilometres. Add to this the comfort factor and you get a car worth dying for.

The Design of BMW i8

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The car designed by Mario Majdandzic and Richard kim provides a unique driving experience. It combines technology with aesthetic appeal. On the outside you just marvel at the beauty of i8, but aerodynamically it is one of the most sound designs of modern times.

Put on top of that the car’s doors swing upward providing a beautiful sight. The sports car feature is further emphasized by its sound design.

The Interior of BMW i8

The driver gets a unique driving experience. All the controls are in place for providing optimal control while driving. The three dimensional displays provide a pivotal role in providing information regarding the driving conditions. The car which is a (2+2) seater is comfortable for all the 4 people.

The Driving Features of BMW i8

The front axle is powered by an electric motor while the rear axle is powered by a 3 cylinder petrol engine. Together they propel the car to a top speed of 250 km/hr. I8 takes the advantages of both front wheel and rear wheel drive to provide a stable driving condition.

The Light of BMW i8

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It uses laser as headlights which is more efficient than conventional LEDs. Moreover the laser light is not harmful to humans. Hence it can be seen as possible replacement for conventional LED headlights.

Overall the BMW i8 is a car for the future designed to enthral the youth. It’s a sports car with the features of a family car. Just waiting for its release!!!!!