BMW i8 teased ahead of Delhi Auto Expo debut
BMW i8, the most-advanced plug-in hybrid sportscar from the Bavarian car maker, is all set to be unveiled in India, at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo this February. Launched in Europe and the United States last year, i8 is not expected to be launched in India this year. This is because it has been sold out for first year’s production run.
India launch of i8 might take place next year. In the US, the BMW i8 is sold at a starting price of about $136k (about Rs 85 lakh). Considering the taxes, the car might be launched in India for a price of about Rs 1.5 crores.
In total, the BMW i8 delivers 357 hp and 570 Nm torque. It can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 250 kmph (limited).