BMW i8 FAQs
1. Can you tell me about the various colour shades available for BMW i8?
BMW i8 is presently available in four different colours - Ionic Silver, Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect, Crystal Pearl White, and Protonic Blue. Your choice of colour does not affect the price of the car, but can have an impact on the delivery time.
2. How many variants are available for BMW i8 in India?
At present, BMW i8 is available only in a single variant. It is powered by 1499 cc 3-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor. The petrol engine is controlled with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. The rear wheels run on petrol engine and the front wheels are controlled by an electric motor. The vehicle has a two-speed gearbox.
3. Tell me something about the engine specifications of BMW i8?
The 1.5-litre petrol engine controls the rear wheels and generate a maximum power of 235 PS and a torque of 320 Nm. The front wheels are controlled by an electric motor that generates 131 PS of power and 250 Nm of torque. When put together, this hybrid car generates a combined output of 363 PS and 570 Nm of torque.
4. How about the acceleration of BMW i8? What is the top speed that I can achieve?
BMW i8 is indeed a power packed performer which accelerates from 0-100 kmph in merely 4.4 seconds. The maximum speed has been electronically limited to 250 kmph.
5. What is the mileage given by BMW i8?
BMW i8 offers excellent fuel efficiency and delivers 47.5 kmpl when driven in hybrid mode. If driven solely with the motor, it can go up to 25-35 km on a single charge. The maximum speed you can achieve in the electric mode in 120 kmph.
6. Who all are the competitors for BMW i8?
BMW i8 is at present an exclusive plug-in hybrid car available in India. There are no other competitors at the moment who can offer this same functionality. As such, there are no direct rivals for BMW i8 at present.
7. Can you tell me about some features of BMW i8 that make it a premium car?
The amazing features incorporated by BMW in i8, make it a truly premium car. There are fantastic features like dual zone climate control, powered front seats, 10.2-inch infotainment system, 360W Harman 11-speaker surround sound system, front and rear parking sensors, multi-view camera and a host of other fascinating features.
8. How does BMW i8 fare in terms of safety?
BMW i8 has state-of-the-art safety features to ensure well-being of all passengers. Some of the noteworthy safety features are ABS, EBD, six airbags, cornering brake control, dynamic stability control, dynamic traction control, and child seat anchors.
9. How many days do I have to wait for diesel engine in BMW i8?
At present, BMW i8 is only available with the option of petrol engine. There are no immediate plans of the company to launch any alternate fuel version. So, you cannot be sure if ever any diesel variant would be available.
10. Is BMW i8 available with CSD canteen?
BMW i8 is presently not available with the CSD canteen. Therefore, you need to get in touch with the nearest BMW dealership in your city to get a new BMW i8. To know about any offers or promotions, the dealership will provide you with accurate and up to date information.
11. How many travelers can sit comfortably in a BMW i8?
This is a highly subjective question as it depends on the age, body type and other special needs of a traveler. Ideally, 4 adults can comfortably sit in the BMW i8 for long durations as the seats are comfortable and there is plenty of legroom and headroom to move around freely.