Electric car BMW i8 Roadster became the hero of the new movie
According to Reuters, BMW has already spent of 5.87 billion dollars for development of electric vehicles, planning to invest in them as much money, if not more, over the next three years.
In 2014, the world saw the hybrid car BMW i8, was later released the same model X5 xDrive40e, 225xe, 330e, 740e. The electric version of cars the X3 and the Mini should be out in 2019. In 2018 is expected to launch electric Mini Countryman and i8 Roadster, 2019 — Mini, in 2020 — X3.
In the following video we demonstrate the upcoming BMW i8 electric Roadster, chassis and body of which is made of aluminum and CFRP, respectively.
Presumably, the electric car BMW i8 Roadster will retain the power of 357 HP and can accelerate to 96 km/h in 4.2 s.
In November last year, BMW announced that in three years the total sales of its EVS and hybrids worldwide has exceeded 100,000 pieces. The first production electric vehicle company became the BMW i3, which was released in November 2013.