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Strong Demand For BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Coupe May Presage Production Rise

By Stephen Edelstein 931 views Nov 25, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2015 BMW i8 construction at Leipzig plant Enlarge Photo The 2015 BMW i8 coupe's futuristic styling gained our attention when we test drove it earlier this year, and apparently we're not the only ones. Demand for the sleek plug-in hybrid with the doors that rise above the roof appears strong enough that BMW may ramp up production. DON'T MISS: 2015 BMW i8: Sexy Plug-In Hybrid Sport Coupe, Our First Drive BMW is reportedly considering a rise in i8 production to reduce wait times , according to a new report from industry trade journal Automotive News (subscription required). That wait time can be up to 18 months, but BMW believes customers shouldn't have to wait more than six months for the car. 2015 BMW i8, test drive in greater Los Angeles area, Apr 2014 Enlarge Photo However, the i8-...

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