The 2014 BMW i8 will be one of the most advanced electric vehicles on the road when it hits dealerships in the fall of 2014. Not only does it deliver some of the most advanced hybrid technology that the world has ever seen, but it is beautifully designed sports car. That’s right, this electric plug-in car will pony up to 357 horses while turning heads in every corner of the globe. Don’t blink, because you might miss it go by.
As the world moves further and further away from gasoline-powered cars, the importance of being the first in your field to deliver a cutting-edge and influential vehicle is larger than ever. Sure, Tesla’s electric vehicles are very sporty looking, but they are not a big player in the automotive industry. BMW, on the other hand, is one of the most recognizable car companies in the world, and they’re diving head first into the electric car movement.
The i8 is the “Ultimate Driving Machine” for a whole new generation of drivers. Its carbon fiber exterior makes it extremely light for a vehicle that has to lug around one of those rather heavy lithium-ion batteries. at the i8 will check in at around 3,300 pounds, according to MotorTrend.com. Complemented by an aluminum frame, it not only looks quick and light, it actually is.
With other performance details, such as the car’s three different driving modes (Eco Pro, Comfort, and Sport) and a 0-60 mph time of 4.2 seconds, it truly is an amazing machine. A luxurious interior full of lightweight materials, the latest BMW technology, and unmatched fuel efficiency put the BMW i8 in a realm of its own. For those of you who can’t wait for its release, we understand the feeling. For those of you who can, why?
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