Video: BMW ‘Innovations’ commercial features i8 Vision EfficientDynamics

BMW i8 Vision EfficientDynamics Commercial

BMW has released a new commercial called ‘Innovations,’ which features the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics, the production version of which will be know as the BMW i8.

The BMW i8 will be a fuel-efficient supercar, which will go from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.8 seconds, while averaging an estimated fuel-economy of 63 mpg and 31 miles of zero-emissions driving. Sales of the BMW i8 will start in 2013, following the debut of the BMW i3.

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Refresher: Power for the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics prototype comes from a 1.5L 3-cylinder turbo diesel engine mated to a hybrid synchronous motor at the front axle and a full-hybrid engine at the rear axle. Jointly the system will produce an output of 328-hp. 0-62 mph comes in just 4.8 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. Fuel-economy is estimated at 63 mpg and the concept can provide 31 miles of zero-emissions driving. The production version of the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics will be known as the BMW i8 go on sale in 2013.

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Prototype (BMW i8):

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– By: Omar Rana