New charged modification of BMW i8 will be presented in 2016
In 2016, BMW will celebrate its centenary. As part of this event guide Bavarian auto giant has prepared for motorists pleasant surprise.
As part of the 100th anniversary of the brand German auto giant plans to introduce "charged" modification of its sports car BMW i8, which under the hood will be installed power unit annual capacity of more than 500 horsepower.
The novelty will receive title to their traditional prefix S, whereas previously it was expected that the car will be named i9.
It is expected that the "charged" version of the BMW i8 sports car will be able to accelerate from zero to the first 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds.
New products will be released in two versions with different powertrains, but the same design.
It is reported that the first modification of the model i9 get under the hood of the power unit with a return of 320 horsepower, and the second power of 480 "horses".