BMW, against the backdrop of the Frankfurt Auto Show, has unveiled all the information you need to know about its upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid super car. Are you sitting? if not, you should be because, before you even look at the technical information below, consider that it will cost you a lot for one of these beasts – $135,700 starting – but for that price you get a very slick speed demon that has amazing fuel mileage as well.
Still with me? Great – so what’s the performance of the i8 like? According to BMW,
Pretty amazing, don’t you think? It better well be for the sticker shock. As for the rest of the vehicle’s features and specifications, again according to the German automaker
Plans currently call for the i8 to hit American showrooms next spring, at which time the market will decide whether or not it will support this very expensive plug-in hybrid. It, likethe i3, has traveled the route of concept to mass production vehicle over the course of several years, so anticipation has been building to see what BMW brings to this niche market.