Autovolt Magazine

BMW i8 Launches

On the 19th July, BMW officially launched their hybrid sportscar the i8. Priced from £94,845 on-the-road, in its first full year, BMW expect to sell circa 750 BMW i8s. Here are the highlights and links to previous articles explaining the i8 in full.

  • BMW’s first ever 1.5-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine
  • ICE aided by a 96kw electric motor
  • 155mph yet 49g/km and 135mpg
  • From £94,845 OTR
  • BMW 360° ELECTRIC provides unique package of assistance and mobility solutions
  • ConnectedDrive features intrinsic part of car’s connectivity
  • UK launch of 19 July, 2014

In the UK, 47 BMW dealerships have been appointed i agents, although the entire network can handle the servicing needs of the i8.