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Is it worth buying a BMW i8?

Is it worth buying a BMW i8?

Yes, you have to pay relatively heavily for the i8, yet it remains one of the most high-tech cars to ever hit the road. But while the i8 is expensive to buy, running costs are reasonable considering the performance. Also, it’s proving to be reliable, with very few significant faults reported.

Is BMW i8 a failure?

The BMW i8 was an inspired car ahead of its time, says Andrew Frankel, yet it ends its life without being replaced and will be classified as a failure. It was then and remains today the only car of its kind. …

What’s so special about the BMW i8?

The i8 with its carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) passenger cell lightweight, aerodynamically optimized body, and BMW eDrive technology offered the dynamic performance of a sports car, with an expected 0–100 km/h (0-62 mph) sprint time of less than 4.5 seconds using both power sources.

Is the i8 reliable?

As a member in the German i8 Club I spoke to many owners on our last meeting. Most had no serious issues, many the one with the fuel tank not opening. Pretty good for a car that is this complex and also not standard for BMW. However one guy has still serious trouble with the drive train and overheating.

What are the pros and cons of BMW i8?

2020 BMW i8 coupe. Pros: Fuel economy; ride/handling combination; acceleration. Cons: Entry/exit; visibility; cargo space. CG Says: The 2020 BMW i8 gains a limited-production Ultimate Sophisto Edition, but is otherwise unchanged for what is expected to be the i8’s final model year. The i8 is BMW’s plug-in-hybrid supercar.

How much is the BMW i8 going to cost?

The least-expensive 2020 BMW i8 is the 2020 BMW i8 2dr Coupe AWD (1.5L 3cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 6A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $147,500 . What are the different models of BMW i8?

Is the BMW i8 “proper” sports car?

While the i8 offers up respectable performance, all examples to leave the factory came outfitted with a fake sound generator to make it sound like a proper sports car despite the somewhat lackluster powertrain. Read Also: BMW Says i8 Will Go Down In History As World’s Most Successful Electrified Sports Car

How much is a BMW i8 worth?

BMW i8 Starting at $148,495 What’s New for 2020? After earning a subtle makeover for 2019, which included updated battery technology and the addition of the convertible roadster, the 2020 i8 lineup…