BMW Respects Nature With the Eco-Friendly i3 and i8 Concepts
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BMW i is the way to go when you want to merge revolutionary design with advanced technology and eco-consciousness, without compromising driving pleasure. Electric mobility is winning more and more popularity with awesome vehicles like the i3 and i8 concept cars from BMW.
Driven solely by electric power, the i3 model is a beautiful compact vehicle that boasts uncompromising sustainability and a striking design dominated by an extensive use of carbon fiber and glass. The sense of lightness provided by these materials make it ideal for urban transportation and is complemented by the car’s impressive power and speed. The electric motor sports 125 kW (170 hp) and 184 lb-ft of torque. The 0-60 mph sprint is achieved in less than four seconds. Driving this compact yet very spacious car is just as satisfying as driving any other BMW model.
BMW i8 is what the German automaker describes as “an icon of progress”. Specially designed for out of city driving, the beautiful concept sports car offers 164 kW (220 hp) and 221 lb-ft of torque. With an inspiring aerodynamic design, the car rushes from 0 to 60 mph in less than 5 seconds. The progressive electric hybrid boasts a fuel consumption of less than 3 liters per 100 km (approximately 94 mpg imp). Its large lithium-ion batteries can take you some 20 miles on the no-emissions mode before asking for a recharge from a regular power supply.
Nature lovers around the world, prepare yourselves for the very alluring i3 and i8 visionary vehicles from BMW.