Video: BMW i8 Spyder promotional footage
Bored today on Easter Sunday? Well, lucky for you BMW has just dropped a new video showing its latest i8 Spyder Concept in action.
Check out our original post on the BMW i8 Spyder Concept.
The BMW i8 Spyder will enter production in 2014, right after its coupe sibling hits dealerships.
Check out the videos after the jump.
Refresher: Power for the BMW i8 Spyder Concept comes from the same setup as the i8 coupe. A 131-hp electric-motor drives the front axle while a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine making 220-hp and 221 lb-ft of torque moves the rear axle. Together, the system produced 349-hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a twin-speed transmission, the BMW i8 Spyder Concept runs from 0 to 62 mph in less than 5 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. On a full charge of its lithium-ion battery, the BMW i8 Spyder provides all-electric driving range of approximately 20 miles with a total range of around 400 miles. BMW says that the two-seater burns just three litres of petrol per 100 kilometers, which comes out to around 78 miles per gallon.
– By: Omar Rana