Published on March 19th, 2014 | by James Ayre


2015 BMW i8 PHEV Entering Production, Final Specs Released

March 19th, 2014 by  

Editor’s Note: Most of us will probably never even see this vehicle in the wild — the BMW i8 price before any incentives comes in at $135,700. Nonetheless, it’s one of the hottest electric cars on the market and gets plenty of attention… including from us here at CleanTechnica. It’s a nice car. BMW has just released final specs for the European model. More details are below, via EV Obsession.

BMW i8 Specs (via EV Obsession)

BMW i8 specs are out, demand is higher than initial planned production, and the price is still super high. The highly anticipated 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is nearly here — production on the first units of the hybrid vehicle…

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  • Jim Seko

    If I were to nitpick this car I’d point to the 23 mile all-electric range which wiill drop to less than 20 in the more realistic EPA test.This number will drop to the mid-teens in cold weather and low teens if someone like my daughter is driving.

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