BMW i8 Production begins in April

BMW i8 Production begins in April

BMW unveiled on Monday (10) who will start the production of the i8 hybrid at its plant in Leipzig, Germany, in April. The first units of the model will be delivered to their European buyers in June.

The manufacturer also confirmed the final technical specifications of the i8. The model will be slightly more efficient than was first thought, with fuel consumption of 47.6 km / l level of CO2 emissions of 49 g / km.

Performance-wise, nothing new. The hybrid can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.4 seconds, reaching a top speed of 250 km / h. The autonomy of the i8 will be exclusively electric mode up to 37 km.

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