2018 Autoshow Toronto. BMW i8 Roadster Unveiling

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:00:00 PM

The 2019 BMW i8 roadster is the first-ever droptop version of the brand’s hybrid supercar. Like the coupe, the roadster is powered by a 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine mated to an electric motor and an 9.4 kWh lithium-ion battery. Total power output is rated at 369 horsepower that can launch the all-wheel drive i8 roadster to 100 km/h from zero in just 4.6 seconds. The i8 roadster features extensive use of CFRP and aluminum in its chassis and body panels. The launch of the roadster, along with the refreshed 2019 i8 coupe, is slated for spring.

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