BMW i8 0-60 times

Out of all performance specs, nothing but BMW i8 0-60 times can better speak about the vehicle's temper. While horsepower and torque blow smoke in the eyes, i8 zero to sixty specs and average time to run a quarter mile are pretty straightforward metrics allowing to compare against its competitors.

Very often there is no chance of doing i8 0-to-60 test personally and making conclusions from the experience of the other drivers is the last thing you want.

Conducting a trustworthy test drive requires following a strict methodology that is intended to eliminate the inconsistent circumstances like weather, tires, surface, engine temperature. It is always better to leave it for professionals.


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The cold air part is also important in making more power. Cold air is denser and contains more oxygen molecules than warm air does. So if you can get cooler air into your BMW i8 engine, your car will be able to mix more fuel with that air, making more power. Combine that with the more air through the larger and less restrictive filter and intake tube and you can see up to a 15-20 horsepower increase. K&N has even reported an estimated increase of 56.96 horsepower out of the 57-2571 intake for 2007-2009 Shelby GT500!


2020 BMW i8 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
228 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3501 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 0
Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Roadster
228 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3671 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 0

2019 BMW i8 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
228 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3501 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 0
Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Roadster
228 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3671 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 4.1 sec
Zero to 100 mph 9.8 sec
Zero to 130 mph 17.6 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 5.2 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 2.6 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 3.1 sec
Standing ¼-mile 12.5 sec @ 113 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 165 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.96 g
Source: С&D

2017 BMW i8 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
228 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 110

2016 BMW i8 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
228 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 110

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 4.0 sec
Zero to 100 mph 9.8 sec
Zero to 130 mph 17.7 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 4.9 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 2.5 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 3.0 sec
Standing ¼-mile 12.5 sec @ 113 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 163 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.95 g
Source: С&D

2015 BMW i8 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
228 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3455 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 110


BMW i8 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times1/4 mile times
2020

4.4 sec

12.9 @ 0 mph
2019

4.4 sec

12.9 @ 0 mph
2017

4.4 sec

12.9 @ 110 mph
2016

4.4 sec

12.9 @ 110 mph
2015

4.4 sec

12.9 @ 110 mph

The BMW i8 2020 seems to have all the criteria for the status of a supercar. There are funky, hard to work flip-up doors. It is a product of carbon fiber. You can find high-end materials inside with a list of material choices, including ivory white perforated leather. Even the i8 with headlights lasers can be obtained. Yet one feature varies significantly from other supercars today: the i8 is a hybrid automobile.

BMW i8 is powered by a turbo-loaded 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine with an electric engine and an 11.6-kWh battery attached to all-wheel drive, instead of having a supercharged V8 or a sonorous V12. Right, the i8 is a hybrid plug-in. This hybrid powertrain provides 369 horsepower, makes it reasonably fast, and has a total EPA-estimated 18 miles of all-electric range.

The BMW i8 is exotic in style and the productivity to back it up mostly. As long as you have your car in sport mode, acceleration is fast. In our test, the i8 sprinted in 4.3 seconds from 0 to 60 mph. It becomes more ordinary in the other driving modes. It should also be mentioned that many other performance cars are even faster these days.

Due to his brakes and a noticeable transition from electric to gasoline engines, the i8 can seem uncomfortable in urban traffic. It's not an extraordinarily smooth car for driving. The i8 is more fun to drive out on the open road. Even if they're a bit modest, the handling limits are easily accessible.

The 2020 BMW i8 can be supplied as a coupe or a soft-top convertible at a single trim level. The i8 Coupe is furnished with 2+2 seats while the roof mechanism replaces the i8 Roadster. The same hybrid plug-in powertrain produces 369 horsepower, which powers both models. The 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine and 6-speed automatic transmission power are driven by the rear wheels, while the electric motor powers the front wheels via a two-speed automatic transmission.

The standard options of BMW i8 are driver-adjustable suspension and 20-inch wheels, automatic headlights and full LED exterior lighting, parking system with surround view, front and rear Parktronic, leather upholstery, power-adjustable front seats, automatic climate control with two zones.

BMW i8 offers the next technological features - BMW's iDrive infotainment system, navigation setup and an 8.8-inch screen, head-up driver monitor, Satellite and HD radio, Apple CarPlay and BMW apps, Harman Kardon stereo. Also, it suggests additional options such as premium upholstery and interior trim kits, laser and LED headlights, premium bi-color alloy wheels.

Since the i8 comes in a single trim level only, your option is limited. You can take the Coupe or convertible based on your style, and you can pick from several interior kits and some choices for wheels to choose from — or, most of choice is made for you.

The BMW i8 is a unique and exciting car on many levels. The i8 can be an advantageous drive from its architecture to its powertrain, and even its ease at which you can test its substantial limits. However, the i8 may feel awkward if he doesn't charge around or charge up at home. Conducting in slow-moving traffic reveals much of the i8's weaknesses.

 



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