29 Dec '16, 5am

BMW i8 Coming With More Power, Longer Driving Range - Hybrid Cars News

BMW i8 Coming With More Power, Longer Driving Range - Hybrid Cars News

A facelifted BMW i8 plug-in hybrid will arrive next year with more horsepower and additional driving range. British publication Auto Car asserts that the 2018 i8 will adopt the upgraded gasoline-electric powertrain currently being tested in a fleet of protype vehicles as well as powering two i8 safety cars used in the Formula E electric racing series. The report states that, “high-level engineers at BMW’s research and development facilities in Munich say the revised hybrid powertrain will have a more powerful electric motor than the 129 horsepower unit used by the existing i8.” Combined with the 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine, the output would be lifted to around 420 horsepower compared to the existing model’s 357 horsepower. SEE ALSO: Post-2020 BMW i8 Could Have 750 All-Electric Horsepower Perhaps of more importance than the power gains will be the ...

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