The 2019 BMW i8 model is a supercar. 2019 BMW i8 convertible isn’t different from the first one. It now has a more extended electric range and a little extra power. The i8 is now offered as a roadster as well, so the new 2019 bmw i8 roadster coupe carries some silver letter that spells out COUPE, in case you forget which one you have. It could happen to anyone. BMW has updated its hybrid electric i8 model, giving it more power, more range, a bigger battery and, most significantly, a new roadster model that features a powered convertible top. Battery capacity jumps from 7.1 kilowatt-hours to 11.6 kW-hr, extending the range from 20 miles to 33 per BMW’s testing on the free New European Driving Cycle standard
Standard is a sports steering wheel and multifunction display, with Giga interior trim colors in Ivory White leather for the coupe and Ivory White/Black leather for the roadster. The safety package includes a surround-view camera, frontal collision warning with pedestrian detection and autonomous braking, front and back parking sensors with cross-traffic alert, and automatic high-beam headlights.
The 2019 bmw i8 horsepower has a plug-in hybrid powertrain that’s used to generate both attractive performance and high fuel economy. A turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine produces 228 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque and drives the rear wheels.BMW wildly underestimates 0-60 mph at 4.6 seconds. The pre-refresh 2019 bmw i8 top speed Coupe we tested did it in 3.8 seconds with less power and only 130 fewer pounds to pull.
The fabric roof contains extra soundproofing, according to BMW, and is stowed in a perpendicular position in the back to take up as little space as possible. An electric motor that peaks at 141 hp and 184 lb-ft of energy drives the front wheels. In total, the 2019 bmw i8 msrp develops all of 369 hp. Powering the motor is an 11.6 kWh battery, which affords the i8 to go up to 18 miles in pure electric mode. But mainly, it is used to fill in gaps in torque from the small engine and augment traction coming out of corners… A new aluminum 3D printing process was used to make low-weight parts for the Roadster roof. The use of composite matters aluminum helps bring the Roadster weight to 3,515 pounds 2019 i8 coupe.
The i8 coupe and roadster keep the car’s unusual and complex hybrid setup a turbocharged 3-cylinder gas engine that the powers rear wheels under hard dispatch via a six-speed Steptronic automatic transmission join with an electric motor that powers the front wheels full time using a two-speed automated transmission.
2019 bmw i8 features:
- Transmission 6-speed automatic
- Drivetrain AWD
- CO2 emissions 2,460 kg/year
- Type Electric
- Power 141 hp @ 4,800 rpm (105 kW)
- Torque 184 lb·ft (249 N·m)
- Type I-3 1.5 liter
- Power 228 hp @ 5,800 rpm (170 kW)
- Torque 236 lb·ft @ 3,700 rpm (320 N·m)