28 May '14, 12am

#BMW i9 planned for 2016? #hybrid

#BMW i9 planned for 2016? #hybrid

Auto Motor und Sport are reporting on BMW’s plans to build an i9 model. Built atop the already sold out i8, the BMW i9 is rumoured to be a four-door sportscar . Little else is known about the i9 but it would presumably feature carbon fiber construction and perhaps the i8's plug-in hybrid powertrain that consists of a 1.5-liter Turbo three-cylinder engine, an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery which as a combined maximum output of 362 PS (266 kW) and 420 lb-ft (570 Nm) of torque. BMW has trademarked an entire range of i vehicle, from i1 to i9, with at least one of them, the BMW i5 , planned for production in the near future.

Full article: http://www.electric-vehiclenews.com/2014/05/bmw-i9-planne...

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