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gennaio 16, 2018 - BMW

BMW at the NAIAS 2018 in Detroit

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BMW is celebrating two world premieres at the North American International #auto Show (NAIAS) in #detroit on 14 – 28 January 2018. Both public and trade visitors to the show will have their first opportunity to experience the updated #BMW #i8 #Coupé (fuel consumption combined: 1.9 l/100 km [148.7 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 42 g/km; electric power consumption combined: 14.0 kWh/100 km)1 and new #BMW #x2. Plus, the company will be presenting the most exclusive way to discover trailblazing open-top driving pleasure. Making its debut at the show, the #BMW #i8 #roadster First Edition (fuel consumption combined: 2.1 l/100 km [134.5 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 46 g/km; electric power consumption combined: 14.5 kWh/100 km)1 stands out with a suitably extensive array of appointments. Also taking to the stage in #detroit is a luxury-class vehicle concept that encapsulates a fresh understanding of luxury for the #BMW brand – the #BMW Concept X7 iPerformance. 

World premiere of the #BMW #i8 Coupe

  • World premiere of the updated #BMW #i8 #Coupé: The three-cylinder petrol engine and electric drive system team up to generate system output of 275 kW/374 hp. The #BMW eDrive technology on hand also includes a high-voltage lithium-ion battery with cell capacity of 34 Ah and gross energy capacity of 11.6 kWh. The battery delivers the energy for the 105 kW/143 hp electric motor to power the car from rest all the way to a maximum 105 km/h (65 mph) on a wave of innovative sports car feeling. Pushing the eDrive button raises the top speed on electric power alone to 120 km/h (75 mph).
  • The #BMW #i8 #roadster First Edition is limited to a production run of 200 units. The special-edition models will be among the first examples of the open-top plug-in hybrid sports car built and delivered to customers around the world. All of the body paint finishes and interior designs offered for the new #BMW #i8 #Coupé and new #BMW i8 Roadster are also available for the special edition. These include the newly introduced exterior colours E-Copper metallic and Donington Grey metallic. The Carpo interior design package (included as standard) comprises full leather trim, which is available for the new #BMW #i8 #roadster exclusively in the colour combination Ivory White/Black.
  • The new BMW i8 Coupe accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.4 seconds, while the new BMW i8 Roadster completes the same sprint in 4.6 seconds. Both models have an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (156 mph). Combined petrol consumption is 1.9 litres per 100 kilometres (148.7 mpg imp) 1 for the #Coupé and 2.1 litres per 100 kilometres (134.5 mpg imp) 1 for the #roadster, and combined electric power consumption is 14.0 kWh / 14.5 kWh per 100 kilometres1. CO2 emissions from the petrol engine are 42 grams per kilometre1 for the new #BMW #i8 #Coupé and 46 grams per kilometre1 for the new #BMW #i8 #roadster. The electric driving range of the #BMW #i8 #Coupé in the NEDC test cycle is 55 kilometres (34 miles)1 and the #BMW #i8 #roadster claims 53 kilometres (33 miles).

  • New E-Copper metallic and Donington Grey metallic exterior colour shades are available for the #BMW #i8 #Coupé and #BMW #i8 #roadster, as is the new optional Accaro interior trim in Amido/E-Copper. The Navigation system Professional, #BMW Display Key, Driving Assistant incl. Surround View, and a mode 2 charging cable are all part of standard specification. ConnectedDrive Services also come as standard and include new digital services such as intelligent route planning (complete with refuelling stops at a charging station or filling station), sharing of the current trip status and highly personalised in-car displays.