Super Street Network

 |   |   |  BMW's World Premier of the i8 Concept Spyder - Web Exclusive
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

BMW's World Premier of the i8 Concept Spyder - Web Exclusive

Neill Bachand
Apr 24, 2012
Epcp 1204 01 o+BMW world premier i8 concept spyder+front view Photo 1/3   |   BMW's World Premier of the i8 Concept Spyder - Web Exclusive

The BMW i8 Concept Spyder is on display at the Beijing Auto Show, happening from April 23rd to May 2nd. The new technology can be found behind the new eDrive emblem that will come standard on all electric BMWs while plug-in hybrids will still bear the BMW i emblems.

BMW new eDrive is powered with an electric motor developed in-house by BMW along with the lithium-ion battery, and the intelligent motor management system. The technology ensures that electro-mobility with BMW eDrive offers a unique experience. For example, an electric motor offers full torque from a standing start and the acceleration unfolds continuously in thoroughbred electric vehicles until the top speed is reached.

Epcp 1204 02 o+BMW world premier i8 concept spyder+driver side rear quarter view Photo 2/3   |   BMW's World Premier of the i8 Concept Spyder - Web Exclusive

Vehicles with BMW eDrive technology are therefore extremely agile and offer enormous driving fun. The lithium-ion battery cells and the intelligent motor management system also offer a substantial increase in range and power for the vehicle.

The future will see BMW eDrive technology empowering all electric drives - electric and plug-in vehicles from BMW i - giving them the capability for being particularly dynamic and smart.

Epcp 1204 03 o+BMW world premier i8 concept spyder+eDrive badge Photo 3/3   |   BMW's World Premier of the i8 Concept Spyder - Web Exclusive
By Neill Bachand
72 Articles

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

McLaren has finally confirmed its next hypercar - the most extreme example yet - possibly surpassing the performance of the P1.
Michael CantuOct 18, 2017
If you live in Taiwan, you can get a Gran Turismo Sport game bundle that includes a real-life Mazda Miata you can drive on actual roads.
Collin WoodardOct 17, 2017
The Hyundai BTR Edition Elantra Sport Concept takes the automaker's sporty sedan up a notch at SEMA with an assortment of performance goods.
Stefan OgbacOct 17, 2017
Apollo has teased its upcoming hypercar, the IE, in a new video ahead of the car's debut on October 24.
Jonathon KleinOct 17, 2017
The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS models have been revealed with 365 hp from a turbocharged flat-four.
Alex NishimotoOct 17, 2017
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP