BMW i8 Spyder Concept Makes Video Debut

Ladies and gentlemen, the BMW i8 Concept actually moves under its own power! We already know that a prototype coupe has already undergone winter road testing in Northern Scandinavia, but to thing its Spyder two-seater brother can shift it’s own weight... BMW never ceases to amaze us.
The i8 Spyder Concept makes use of a plug-in hybrid powertrain that consists of a 131 PS (96 kW) electric motor at the front and a 223 PS three-cylinder turbocharged 1.5-liter motor at the back.

The combined output is just under 350 hp and allows for a sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.0 seconds and a top speed that has to be electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph).

It sounds terribly interesting and a bit complicated, though we're sure BMW will deliver something truelly amazing when this thing makes it into production. We're glad it doesn't have rear seats, but why for the love of economy did they put toy scooters in the back.
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