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Up Close With BMW i8 Concept

bmw i8 at Up Close With BMW i8 Concept

Even though Villa d’Este concourse is all about the most lavish and most beautiful concepts and classic cars, a geeky car like the BMW i8 managed to grab a lot of attention at the show. This car looks like something out of a science fiction movie. Do we have to stress how embarrassing it is driving something like this in public? OK, good. Still, the i8 is a technological masterpiece, which means it definitely deserves about 90 seconds of your life looking at it.

The BMW i8 is a hybrid sports car with a three cylinder turbo diesel engine coupled to two electric motor. Together they can propel the car form 0 to 100 km/h in about 5 seconds, and up to a top speed of 250 km/h. This car is not just a show concept either. Next year there’s a production version coming, and all the evidence suggest it will look remarkably the same as the show car.

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