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BMW i8S With 500-HP Will Be Unveiled on BMW Celebrating 100th Birthday

BMW will celebrate their special day with 500 hp BMW i8s. It will used  the same chassis from current i8. BMW will packaged it with more forceful, element body, more luggage space at the cost of the back seats, and parts made from carbon fibre to make it lighter.

The electric coupe will likewise get a revamped suspension, more extensive tires, better brakes, and a gas-electric powerplant conveying 500 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque. Two diverse motor arrangements are at present under assessment: a 320-hp 2.0-liter twin-turbo four coupled with a 204-hp electric engine, and a 480-hp 3.0-liter straight six matched with a 109-hp electric unit.

Both would come mated to a nine-rate double grip and a back mounted incorporated starter generator creating an extra 27 stallions. Notwithstanding being heavier than the i8, the 150 hp of extra power will empower the i8s to hit 62 mph in 3.5 seconds, down from 4.1. In the event that all goes to arrange, the BMW i8s will be revealed in 2016 and dispatch in the US late 2017 estimated at around $175,000.

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