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      09-30-2012, 02:46 PM   #28
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Drives: 650i
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Originally Posted by Jason
The 2012 Concept Vehicle of the Year Award winner, the electric hybrid BMW i8 Spyder Concept [Official Info Thread], made its first auto show appearance since its world premiere at the Beijing auto show in April.

This was our first look at the i8 Spyder in person and I found it even more impressive and eye catching than the coupe version. We previously put together a photo comparison you can see to form your opinion.


Vital Stats
  • High performance 3-cylinder petrol engine (164 kW) in rear with i3's electric motor (limited to 96 kW) in front
  • Total torque of 550 Nm (300Nm petrol engine + 250 Nm electric motor)
  • 3 driving modes - electric, petrol, or both engines at once
  • 1,630 kg
  • 0-100kph (62mph): 5.0 seconds
  • 80-120 km/h (50-75 mph): 4.0 seconds
  • Top speed: 250kph (155mph) (limited)
  • 3 L/100km / 94 mpg imp
  • 50:50 weight distribution


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[bpgaltitle]BMW i8 Spyder Concept at 2012 Paris Auto Show[bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9085.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9086.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9087.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9088.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9089.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9090.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9091.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9093.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9095.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9096.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9097.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9098.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9099.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9101.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9102.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9103.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9104.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9105.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9106.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9107.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9108.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9109.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9110.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9111.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9112.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9113.jpg[/bpgalitem][bpgalitem]http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/autoshows/paris2012/i8spyder/img_9114.jpg[/bpgalitem][/bpgaltitle]
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