2014 BMW i8 Concept, Review and Price – Welcome to Neocarsuv.Com, we will provide the latest information about the BMW i8 Redesign. 2014 BMW i8 Concept is one brand new car from BMW that was released in 2014. We will also review about the price, interior, exterior and engine of the 2014 BMW i8 Quotes.
The i8 is a significant vehicle because it is the first plug-in hybrid from the BMW Group and “the world’s most forward-looking sports car,” the automaker said.
Official EPA fuel economy numbers have not been published, but BMW said the i8 is expected to return 94 mpg in the U.S. BMW does not expect to have EPA numbers on the i8 until sometime next year. It did not specify if the 94-mpg number refers to city or highway driving.
2014 BMW i8 Price
2014 BMW i8 Price. | Pricing for the new 2014 BMW i8 has been set at $135,700 – $136,625 based on current exchange rates. If there are changes on the 2014 BMW i8 we will notify you as soon as possible, so keep follow our blog.
2014 BMW i8 Release
BMW has confirmed will bring 2014 BMW i8 Concept at 2013 LA Auto Show at late November. As we know, BMW i8 Concept combines the energizing performance of a sports car with benchmark efficiency.
2014 BMW i8 Interior
Standard equipment includes full LED headlights, but some buyers may be disappointed to hear that BMW’s laser headlights, which will be available on the i8 in Europe, will not be offered in the U.S. because they haven’t been approved by federal safety regulators. The laser headlights use a diffuser to create a pattern similar to a headlight. They are said to use far less energy than even LED headlights.
2014 BMW i8 Exterior
The BMW i8 Concept is the next step in the evolution of the BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept. The result: The most progressive and innovative sports car of its time. Its innovative plug-in hybrid concept combines the modified electric drive system from the BMW i3 Concept. The car gets standard LED headlights, with laser ones being optionally available.
The car’s design puts a premium on aerodynamics, with a low-slung hood, Air Curtains in the front apron, sealed underbody and contoured side skirts. The car’s standard 20-inch forged aluminum wheels have an “aerodynamically optimized” lightweight design, too. Carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheels are optional in some markets.
2014 BMW i8 Engine
BMW i8 Concept power come from plug-in hybrid system consisting of a 1.5 liter, 3 cylinder gasoline TwinPower Turbo engine and an electric motor. The conventional engine outputs 231 HP (170 kW) and 236 lb-ft (320 Nm) and sends power to the rear axle through a 6 speed automatic transmission. The electric motor provides 131 HP (96 kW) transferred to the front wheels via a two stage automatic gearbox. The result is acceleration for a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 4.4 seconds and it has a fuel consumption of just 2.5 liters / 100 km (94 mpg US or 113 mpg UK).
The plug-in hybrid is equipped with a 1.5 liter three cylinder gasoline engine, an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery. Total system output is 362 horsepower. This is the first BMW hybrid in which the gas engine and the electric motor are used to operate different drive wheels. The gas engine sends power to the rear wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission, while the electric motor sends power through the front wheels via a two-stage automatic transmission.