BMW has recently released a new commercial video with the impressive i8 “green” sports car, which has been aimed towards the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
The German based automaker BMW is placing its i8 “green” sports car into the spotlights once more, this time with the help of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, where the model in question has received a new promotional clip. The BMW i8 has been officially presented to the public, back in 2013. The model in question is coming with a 1.5 liter three-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine, which is good for 231 HP (170 kW) and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque.
The petrol burner is backed up by an electric motor, with 131 HP (96 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque, which is sending power to the front wheels. The total output developed by this assembly stands at 362 HP (266 kW) and 570 Nm (420 lb-ft) of torque. The 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) acceleration is made in just 4.4 seconds and top speed stands at 250 km/h (155 mph). The BMW i8 is made in Leipzig, Germany, and it stands at 4,700 mm in length, 1,940 mm in width and 1,300 mm in height, weighing 1,500 kg.