BMW i8 Spyder gets the green light image

The German based automaker BMW is planning to put the i8 Spyder into production as the new model is expected to make its way onto the market in a couple of years.

The BMW i8 Spyder is close to hitting the production line and according to the guys at Bimmer Post, the company has already given the green light for the model. Our source is saying that BMW has decided to put the i8 Spyder into production last Friday, when the company’s executives were shown a vehicle finished in Solar Orange, with blue accents. The final production version of the BMW i8 Spyder is believed to make its way onto the market in late 2015.

When it will become available to its future customers, the BMW i8 Spyder will receive a 1.5 liter TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder petrol engine under its hood, producing 231 HP (170 kW) and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque, backed up by an electric motor which is adding an extra 131 HP (96 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque. The total output developed will stand at 362 HP (266 kW) and 570 Nm (420 lb-ft) of torque. More details on the model are limited for the moment.