Hybrid-powered sports sedan, BMW i8, attract the attention of lovers of the automotive world. Not long ago, the German manufacturer, it has been chalked up sales of tens of thousands of units. The reason is what makes them want to continue to increase sales i8 worldwide. The trick, they continue to innovate on its flagship car. This time, reportedly will launch a facelift BMW i8 in 2018. Some changes, such as adopting the design of Formula E car safety car BMW.
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In addition, the BMW i8 also plans to create more powerful than existing models. The current model, the i8 uses 3-cylinder gasoline engine capacity of 1.5 liters. Then combined with three electric motors that make it more powerful.
Total BMW’s hybrid sports sedan, capable of producing up to 362 horsepower and 570 Nm of torque. As a result, i8 accelerates from zero to 100 km / h in 4.4 seconds.
At the facelift model of the future, energy sector seems to be a major concern. BMW plans to increase the power and capacity of the battery. But BMW has so far not give a detailed explanation of the i8 facelift specifications.
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Electric-powered vehicles, is currently considered as an alternative to conventional car engines. Even BMW reveals electric cars flooded with orders of up to 100 thousand units in November 2016 ago. The contribution of sales of electric vehicles BMW i3 which contributed by 60 thousand units. While the i8 has sold 10 thousand units in just two years.
In Indonesia alone, the new BMW i8 officially sold in the third quarter 2016. In the homeland, the BMW i8 sold with a tag of $ 3.4 billion off the road. These prices differ greatly when compared with marketed BMW in the United States.
In the land of Uncle Sam, the BMW i8 sold at prices ranging from US $ 141,695 or approximately USD 1.85 billion. As for Europe, the BMW i8 is sold for 104 540 pounds, equivalent to Rp 1.8 billion.
To tempt potential customers, BMW Group Indonesia provides care insurance up to 5 years or 60 thousand kilometers in a car that was first introduced at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2016. Furthermore, to ensure battery power, the BMW warranty up to 8 years.