BMW i8 price estimate $120,000 and it is the price for USA market. The BMW i8 concept Spyder release date in 2012 Beijing Auto Show, which began towards the end of this April. However, this concept is closer to the production model of the coupe version shown in Frankfurt last year, because the doors are made of glass instead of sold.
BMW i8 Spyder Concept which is a genuine sports car with fuel consumption a small car. This model uses the concept of plug-in hybrid system that uses a 1.5 liter 3 cylinder turbo on the motor and power on the front. In fact, this model for the concept of combined 349 horsepower with a power of 390 hp. It can fill the car with an electric mode, and gasoline as a RWD mode, as well as hybrid AWD.
Car plug-in hybrid electric motor is mated with a gasoline engine. Lithium-ion batteries supply power to electric motors. The battery can be recharged to get new energy in a short time. By having a combination of power supplied by a 354 hp electric motor and powerful 131 hp three-cylinder gasoline engine-powered 223 hp, the BMW i8 Concept Spyder can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just five seconds, and has a fuel efficiency of 33 km / liter.
This concept car is also claimed to have emission levels are very low flue gas and is environmentally friendly, only 75 mpg (U.S. standard). Such a configuration also allows the gasoline engine to run the vehicle without the aid of electric motors, while the high voltage alternator can take some power to charge the battery while the engine is running.
In order not to always weigh the engine, battery charging is also aided by regenerative braking and coasting-regenerative system which makes the braking system and sliding can be converted into electrical energy. This futuristic design vehicle is also equipped with a variety of the latest BMW technology assistance system BMW describes the sophistication of the future such as Traffic Jam Assistant to help deal with congestion, Parking Assistance, and camera-based collision warning system.
Cabin has a large display screen that serves as a controller, a third screen that informs the thermostat setting. Entirely using 3D display system according to the BMW i8 release date is more informative through an attractive graphical display.