Everything You Need to Know About the BMW i8

November 23, 2016

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What do we love most about the BMW i8? The fast, sleek, futuristic electric sports car exceeds all expectations of design and performance.


Its design makes the i8 stand out above most other cars. With curved wing doors that open upward, all eyes will turn to you the moment you step out. The gracefully accentuated top suggests wind rushing by even when the vehicle is standing still. This guides your eye up and over the car’s design until your vision comes to rest on its taillights – where lines are created and meet in intriguing patterns. This is a car made for the spotlight.


The sport button takes the BMW i8 to a whole new level, with blazing acceleration that equals any gas-powered equivalent. With combined electric and gas driving, its 357 hp will get you from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.0 seconds. It’s top speed is 156 mph. Moreover, the i8 boasts BMW’s famous ability to hold roads, whether taking tight turns at speed or just staying safe when driving through fierce wind and rain.

Additional safety

This is the first car in the U.S. to use laser headlights. No, you won’t fry or blind other drivers. Instead, lasers agitate phosphorous in the headlights to create a stronger light that’s still safe for oncoming traffic. They automatically activate above 43 mph. It’ll light up the road more than ever before. This BMW will also brake from 70 mph to a complete stop in just 163 ft.


The EPA estimate for the i8’s gasoline and electric combined driving is 76 MPGe. At sustained 75 mph highway driving, Car and Driver estimates is still gets 38 MPGe. It has a highway range of 420 miles.

The BMW i8 is a hybrid electric that breaks the mold. It stands out, it performs, it’s safe, and it’s efficient. It isn’t just good or capable in these categories. It’s outstanding.. A South Florida BMW dealer can help you test drive the i8 and see what it has to offer.

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