Editor's Rating

Electric range

Very good

Everyone’s preferred reporter, Chris Harris, goes to Los Angeles to check drive the brand-new BMW i8.

BMW i8 uses a plug-in hybrid system including a turbocharged three-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine and BMW eDrive technology in the kind of an electric drive system.

In the back of the BMW i8, the B38 three-cylinder engine makes 231 hp and delivers its power solely to the rear wheels. At the front, an electrical motor is set up, which is powered by a lithium-ion battery in the middle of the vehicle. The system efficiency drives up to 362 horsepower.

Reporters are reporting 0 to 60 mph times of 3.8 seconds.

Let’s take a look.