A few videos showing the production line of the recently delivered BMW i8 have hit the web, placing the model into the spotlights once again.
Did you ever wonder what part of the manufacturing process used on the BMW i8 looks like? Well, if the answer is “yes”, than you have come to the right place because there a few videos posted below which are revealing part of the assembly process of the brand new hybrid sports car created by the German based company. All you have to do is scroll down and click the play button.
The BMW i8 is taking its power from an I3 turbo 1.5 liter petrol burner, rated at 228 HP (170 kW) at 5,800 rpm and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque, at 3,700 rpm. This is backed up by a hybrid synchronous motor with 129 HP (96 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque. The total output produced stands at 357 HP (266 kW) and 570 Nm (420 lb-ft) of torque. The petrol burner is connected to a 6-speed automatic and the electric motor to a 2-stage automatic transmission. The BMW i8 is currently being produced in Leipzig, Germany.