BMW i8 Concept 

  • built in Germany
  • 2011
  • 348 HP
  • 155 mph
 
Great look Impressive technology Great performance numbers Just a concept for now Production model probably won’t have all of the cool features gallery: 2011 BMW i8 Concept.
by Top Speed (Sep, 2011)
Intakes behind the passenger cell and at the rear provide a cooling flow of air through the engine compartment, while outlets in the rear diffuser and the flow of air around the rear wheels ensure the car is extremely efficient in terms of lift and down-force at both axles.
by Top Speed (Sep, 2011)

Road Tests Real world tests of the BMW i8 Concept

Top speed

i8 Concept
155 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

Data points Key details of the BMW i8 Concept

Horsepower

i8 Concept
348 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Veneno
750 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

BMW i8 Concept

www.supercars.net
The BMW Group showcases its visions of future mobility in the shape of the BMW i3 Concept and BMW i8 Concept studies.
For more dynamic driving or out-of-town routes, a high-performance three-cylinder petrol engine also comes into play.
16
Sep

2011 BMW i8 Concept - Top Speed

www.topspeed.com
Great look Impressive technology Great performance numbers Just a concept for now Production model probably won’t have all of the cool features gallery: 2011 BMW i8 Concept.
This is just a first concept version of the production i8 set to be revealed sometime in 2013.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand BMW
Type of car Concept car
Year 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.38 lb/hp
Maximum hp 348 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 155 mph

transmission

Gearing Traditional

engine

Fuels Electricity

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,263 lb
Width 77 in
Height 50.4 in
Length 182.4 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in
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