The opening of doors of the Salon of Paris is, as they say, to it turned of the corner and already know practically all the news important that there displayed them different manufacturers motorists. The last launch that we know will be the of the BMW i8 Protonic Dark Silver Edition, a special edition that aims to return the prominence that it deserves to the German firm sporty hybrid .
BMW stunned the world nearly three years ago with the staging of the BMW i8. Which, although it is no comparable performance with other high-performance hybrids as the Porsche 918, has drawn much attention in the sector, from clients of the Bavarian brand to people just interested in the world of motor. is a hybrid sport Its futuristic design is able to turn there heads wherever it goes.
Now, more than two years after its launch, BMW begins to launch editions limited of this model. In Geneva saw the BMW i8 Protonic Network Edition, while in just a few days, during the celebration of the automobile Salon in Paris, will present us this new version Protonic Dark Silver. Not there are clear changes aesthetic more beyond of the new color “silvery dark” that, it truth, you feel as a glove to the sports German, enough better that the Red of the Protonic Network Edition.
Nor receive changes mechanical, keeping the system drive hybrid. Remember that it is composed by a small petrol engine with 1,500 cc three-cylinder 231 horses that are sent to the rear wheels, while the front train has the electric system that generates 131 horses. Total added a joint output of 362 horsepower. It isn’t a stratospheric figure and nor was the purpose of the BMW i8, but is able to launch it from standstill to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, referencing a mixed consumption of 2.1 l / 100 km.