It seems that a new BMW i8 is among the plans for the future of the Bavarian brand. The next generation of sports hybrid might be very different from what we know it today. It could even change your concept. While the current i8 is is of a hybrid that combines a motor electric with one of gasoline of 1.5 litres, the next generation could pass to be purely electric, irrespective of the gasoline.
The next BMW i8 could be powered by three electric motors and its power would be far superior to the 362 HP that delivers the current. It is that they might jointly develop over 750 HP, which is more than double that of its predecessor. It is also thanks to its battery pack would have an autonomy of about 482 kilometres (300 miles). It would also have a more sporting approach.
His behavior would be more dynamic thanks to a system that would make its four directional wheels. In addition to the independent twist, at each wheel also would a different pair number according to each situation. Another novel system would be capable of adapting to each ground active suspension . It would be similar to that incorporates the current BMW 7 series that uses cameras to detect the defects of the firm.
The next BMW i8 fully electric not come until 2022 or 2023. This sport seems that not come only and that family i will continue to renew. The new generation of BMW i3 could be set to make his debut in 2022. It will be much lighter than the current one, extensively using carbon fiber or even using an aluminum body. Meanwhile it is expected that the BMW i8 Roadster see light in 2018.
Source – Automobile Magazine