The next BMW i8 can become fully electric


BMW is working on a restyled version of the hybrid i8, with the base for the next generation model already being laid.

According to Automobile Magazine, the next generation i8 will be significantly different from the current model. Bavarians will abandon the 1.5-liter internal combustion engine, and the power system will receive three electric motors, with a total capacity of 750 horsepower (559 kW). In addition, serious improvements are expected on the part of the batteries. The novelty boasts a maximum range of one charge in a region of 482 kilometers.

Sportcar want to make more dynamic due to the active suspension, the all-wheel drive system, as well as a number of technologies that will assess the situation on the road for providing the best management experience.

The next generation i8 is expected somewhere in 2022 or 2023. In conclusion, we note that the roadster based on i8 of the current generation will appear in 2018.