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BMW i8 Hybrid

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Rs.2.14 Cr*
*Ex-showroom Price in New Delhi
BMW i8 Hybrid is Discontinued and no longer Produced.

i8 Hybrid Overview

Power228.0 bhp
TransmissionAutomatic
Mileage (upto)47.45 kmpl
FuelPetrol
Seating Capacity4

BMW i8 Hybrid Price

Ex-Showroom PriceRs.2,14,00,000
RTORs.21,40,000
Insurance The Insurance amount is calculated based the engine size/battery size of the car and also different for metro cities and other cities. It can also differ from dealer to dealer depending on the insurance provider & commissions.Rs.8,00,327
Others TCS Charges:Rs.2,14,000Rs.2,14,000
On-Road Price in New DelhiRs.2,45,54,327*
EMI : Rs.4,67,374/month
Petrol
*Estimated price via verified sources. The price quote does not include any additional discount offered by the dealer.

i8 Hybrid Review

The German automakers greatest innovation, BMW i8 is officially arrived in the automobile market of India. This breathtaking super sports car has all the whistles and bells to steals the hearts of car enthusiasts across the globe. It is currently introduced as a completely built in unit (CBU) and is made available in one variant only. This sports cars front axle is equipped with an electric motor, whereas its rear one is fitted with a 1.5-litre petrol engine. The combination of these two engines help the vehicle to give away a peak mileage of 47.5 Kmpl, which is better than any other four wheeler in the automobile segment. With purely electric driving mode, this vehicle can achieve a top speed of 120 Kmpl owing to its eDrive technology. Its electric motor is further accompanied by a 5.2kWh battery, which takes about 2.5 hrs to get fully charged. However, with the help of BMW Wallbox charger, this time period goes down to less than two hours. Beside innovation technology, ultra-modern exterior and interior styling is the main highlight of BMW i8 Hybrid. Both its outside and inside styling represents the layered principle and is further highlighted by blue accents all round. At the same time, the elegant LED lighting pattern enhances its dynamic appeal.

Exteriors:

This newly launched sports car has a new design language based on layered principle adapted by the company. It has an aerodynamic front facade, sleek side facet and a rugged rear profile, which makes it look unique from every angle. To start with the rear, it has a very unusual bumper structure, wherein it is fitted with U shaped taillight cluster. There are a lot of metal and blue accents present on the bumper along with a pair of reflectors and courtesy lamps, which amplifies this facet. Coming to the sides, this vehicle gets scissor doors, which are concealed with handles for added elegance. The external wing mirrors are done up in high gloss black and are integrated with LED blinkers. This vehicle has massive fenders and yet, it looks very sleek from its side facet. These wheel arches can be fitted with either 'W' spoke or turbine styling alloy wheels, which further adds to its breathtaking stance. Its front facade looks even stunning owing to its extremely sleek headlight cluster and aerodynamic body structure. In the center, there is a kidney bean shaped grille with metallic and blue accents. The company's insignia has been placed on top of the hood, which is complimented by the expressive design on its bonnet.

Interiors:

The interiors of BMW i8 Hybrid are tailor made for those individuals who prefers luxurious comfort. Although, it is a sports car, its cabin is fitted with four seats, which are ergonomically designed and covered with leather upholstery. The manufacturer is offering it with an exclusive 'Pure Impulse' character package that includes exclusive floor mats with leather border, gear selector switch in ziconium oxide ceramic and contrast stitching in BMW i Blue. Likes its exteriors, its dashboard too has a layered design and it is equipped with several innovative aspects like a touchscreen infotainment unit, iDrive touch controller and a few other BMW ConnectDrive aspects. The most attractive aspect of the cabin is its instrument cluster featuring a 22cm full color TFT screen that displays various functions of the car.

Engine and Performance:


This newly introduced vehicle is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine along with an electric motor that helps it to deliver exceptional performance. Its front axle is loaded with an electric motor that is accompanied by a Lithium-ion high performance battery. It is capable of producing 131hp of power and 250Nm of impressive torque. This power house is mated with a 2-speed steptronic transmission gearbox that powers the front wheels. The rear axle is loaded with an advanced 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder engine that displaces 1499cc. This engine has a pair of turbochargers, which allows it to unleash a maximum power of 231bhp at 5800rpm in combination with a hammering torque of 320Nm at just 3700rpm. This petrol mill is coupled to a six speed automatic transmission gearbox. Together with both these power houses, this BMW i8 Hybrid touches the 100 Kmph speed barrier in just 4.4 seconds and goes up to 250 Kmph. At the same time, it has the ability of giving away a peak mileage of 47.45 Kmpl, which is rather impressive.

Braking and Handling:

All its four wheels have been fitted with sturdy set of internally vented disc brakes featuring superior calipers with high gloss black finish. This proficient braking mechanism is further assisted by the advanced ABS and brake assist system along with cornering brake control function. It also has a superior suspension system that is capable of dealing with all the jerks and bumps caused on roads. Furthermore, it is also incorporated with an electrically assisted steering system that consumes less power and yet offers greater response to make handling simpler.

Comfort Features:


This all new sports car has all the latest comfort features, which pampers the occupants and provides luxurious traveling experience. It has a list of features including foldable front armrest with storage compartment, door sill trims in carbon styling, interior mirror with automatic anti dazzle function, instrument cluster with leather trim, sport compartment package and electrically adjustable front seats including heating function. In addition to these, it also has multi-functional steering wheel, lights package with three ambient lighting design and headliner anthracite. The manufacturer has also blessed with a few BMM ConnectDrive aspects like an iDrive touch controller and a high resolution 26cm color display along with a few connectivity ports. At the same time, it is also blessed with a 360Watt HiFi surround sound system designed by Harman Kardon that includes a total of eleven speakers.

Safety Features:

This luxury hybrid sports car has several advanced protective features, which safeguards the occupants like no other vehicle in this segment. The list of features include acoustic protection for pedestrians, warning triangles with first aid kit, tyre puncture repair kit, electronic engine immobilizer with alarm system, eight airbags and an electric parking brake. Furthermore, it also has ABS with brake assist system, cornering brake control along with dynamic stability and traction control system.

Pros:

1. Exceptional fuel economy without compromise in performance.

2. Breathtaking exterior and interior styling is its advantage.

Cons:

1. Its price range is way too expensive for Indian automobile market.

2. Rear cabin seating space is congesting.

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Key Specifications of BMW i8 Hybrid

ARAI Mileage47.45 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement1499 cc
No. of Cylinders3
Max Power228bhp@5800rpm
Max Torque320Nm@3700rpm
Seating Capacity4
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Fuel Tank Capacity42 Litres
Body TypeHybrid
Ground Clearance Unladen117mm mm

Key Features of BMW i8 Hybrid

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Touch ScreenYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearYes
Power Windows RearNo
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

i8 Hybrid Specifications & Features

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type
Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
Hybrid Engine
Displacement
The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
1499 cc
Max Power
Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
228bhp@5800rpm
Max Torque
The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
320Nm@3700rpm
No. of Cylinders
ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
3
Valves Per Cylinder
Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
4
Valve Configuration
Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
DOHC
Fuel Supply System
Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
MPFI
Bore X Stroke
Bore is the diameter of the cylinder, and stroke is the distance that the piston travels from the top of the cylinder to the bottom. Multiplying these two figures gives you the cubic capacity (cc) of an engine.
82 X 94.6 mm
Compression Ratio
The amount of pressure that an engine can generate in its cylinders before combustion. More compression = more power.
9.5:1
Turbo Charger
A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
Yes
Super Charge
A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Superchargers utilise engine power to make more power.
No
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Gear Box6 Speed
Drive Type4WD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypePetrol
Petrol Mileage ARAI47.45 kmpl
Petrol Fuel Tank Capacity42 Litres
Emission Norm ComplianceEU 6
Top Speed250 kmph
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionAdaptive
Rear SuspensionAdaptive
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnSport
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius6.15 meters Metres
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDisc
Acceleration4.4 Seconds
0-100kmph4.4 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length
The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
4689 mm
Width
The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
2218 mm
Height
The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
1291 mm
Seating Capacity4
Ground Clearance Unladen
The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
117 mm
Wheel Base
Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
2850 mm
Front Tread
The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
1644 mm
Rear Tread
The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
1721 mm
Kerb Weight
It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
1560 Kg
Gross Weight
The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
1930 Kg
Rear Headroom
Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
824 mm
verified
Front Headroom
Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
983 mm
verified
No. of Doors2
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Heater
Adjustable Steering
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Ventilated Seats
Electric Adjustable SeatsFront
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking SensorsFront & Rear
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Command
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
Automatic Headlamps
Follow Me Home Headlamps
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Interior

Tachometer
Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Dual Tone Dashboard
LightingAmbient light
Additional FeaturesSurface Of Gear Sellector Switch in Ziroconium Oxide Ceramic ,Black
Floor Mats With Leather Border in Black and With Contrast Stitching in BMW i Blue
Engine Cover Leather Covered Black
Door Sill Finisher With Designation i8 ,Surface in Amido Metallic,Laser Coated
All Brake Callipers Painted in Black High Gloss With Blue Spider and BMW I Designation
Door Sill Trim Cover in Carbon Styling
Instrumental Panel With Leather Trim In Exclusive Natural Leather
Headliner Anthracite
Storage Compartment Package
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Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheels
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
LightingLED Headlights
Trunk OpenerSmart
Heated Wing Mirror
Sun Roof
Alloy Wheel Size20 Inch
Tyre Size195/50 R20
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Additional FeaturesAutomatic Anti Dazzle Function
Heat Protection Glazing
Locking Wheel Bolts
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Safety

Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Clutch Lock
EBD
Advance Safety FeaturesDynamic Damper Control\n Brake Energy Regeneration\nAcoustic Protection For Pedestrains \nHead Airbags For All Seats\nCornering Brake Control\nDynamic Stability Control\nElectric Parking Brake\nTyre Puncture Repair Kit\nWarning Triangle With First Aid Kit\nRoad Side Assistance
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
Anti-Pinch Power Windows
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Knee Airbags
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
Pretensioners & Force Limiter Seatbelts
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
360 View Camera
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Radio
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
Internal Storage
No. of Speakers11
Rear Entertainment System
Additional FeaturesBMW Apps
Digital Instrumental Cluster With 22cm Full Colour Display
Hi Fi Loudspeaker
I Drive Touch Controller With Handwriting Recognition With 26cm Full Colour Display and Integrated Hard Drive For Maps and Audio Files
3D Maps
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ADAS Feature

Blind Spot Monitor
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