BMW demonstrates Hybrid i8 Ultimate Sophisto EditionsNovember 21, 2019
The German brand demonstrated in Los Angeles a hybrid i8 performed by Ultimate Sophisto Editions. In total, the manufacturer will release 200 of these machines.
Previously, BMW Corporation said that the electric roadster will stop producing in the near future. According to the representatives of the brand, the hybrid i8 Ultimate Sophisto Editions should mark the end of the mass release of the model.
The BMW i8 is equipped with a 1.5-liter engine, which is combined with an electric motor and a starter-generator. The total performance of the power unit is 374 hp. (570 Nm). The car accelerates to the first “hundred” in 4.4 or 4.6 seconds (depending on the body). On electric traction, the i8 can travel up to 55 km, and for 100 km of the way it spends 1.8 liters.
The BMW i8 Coupe and Roadster are offered in Sophisto GrayBrilliant Effect shades with a touch of E-Copper or a 2-color version of Black and E-Copper. Auto acquired 20-inch wheels and taillights of a very unique shape. The hybrid model also has an optional Shadow Linec kit consisting of black decorative elements, a projection screen, and a Harman Kardon audio system.
The production of new items should begin at the end of this year.
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