i8: BMW Spyder Hybrid Sport Car, Reaching One Hundred Kilometers Using 3 Liters Of Fuel!

by Edward Xu

in mechanical gadgets, transformer gadgets

Competing with Porsche for Spyder Sport car? If you remembered about the Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Sport car back in August 2010, the BMW’s Vision EfficientDynamics as well as the latest i8 Spyder hybrid concept sport cars could become a potential rival for Porsche’s 918 Spyder Hybrid sport car in near future.

BMW i8 Spyder concept, is the same model featured in the Mission Impossible 4′s movie with 2 seater, only this time is the convertible version. The latest BMW i8 Spyder will be equipped with plug-in hybrid technology that combine a high-performance eDrive drivetrain electric motor with an internal diesel combustion engine, capable to offer up to 354 horsepower.

Let’s roll the video for a good glance at BMW i8 Spyder…

Video Credit: SupercarHall & BMW

The front end offers a particularly revealing window into the open-top two-seater’s dynamic talent. One defining element is the headlights with pioneering laser light technology, which follow the hallmark BMW i U-shaped design template. A semi-transparent “V” opens out from the front end of the flat bonnet towards the windscreen and beckons the eye to the electric motor below. A spoiler lip positioned on the windscreen frame guides the airflow over the heads of the passengers. And for journeys when the weather cannot quite be trusted, the planned two-section folding roof might well come in handy.

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A bit info about the latest BMW i8 Spyder concept:

3 Driving modes: electric, petrol, combination of the two
3-cylinder 1.5 liter petrol engine – 164kw
electric motor – 96kw
3 liter per 100 km / 78 MPG (US)
0 -100 km/h (62 mph) – 5.0 sec
Top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph)
Weight: 1,630 kg – 3,600 lbs
Battery Charge Time – 1.45 hrs
Luggage storage – 100 liters

This hybrid BMW i8 Spyder Hybrid sport car will have gulf wing doors, a 3-cylinder 1.5 liter petrol engine at 164kw and an electric motor 96kw, the amazing part is the high fuel efficiency of about 78mpg or three liters for 100 kilometers mileage!

By the way, you might also want to check out various  accessories for your BMW car, right here!

[ Source: BMW i8 Spyder Hybrid ]

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