Originally Posted by BlackJetE90
Problem it is only sports car fast for ~20 miles. The power ratings they are touting are combined ratings. So once you exhaust the electric range, which has been said to be 20 miles. You are left with a $100,000+ sports car running a slow as piss 3-cylinder engine. The i8 needs a bigger gas engine to be called a sports car.
..like any car of these days, your petrol motor will actively charge the electric one even while that electric motor is producing the added hp..