In electric-only mode, the top speed is 120km/h, while the driving range is now up to 53km in the soft-top, and 55km in the coupe.
BMW has taken the wraps off its new i8 Roadster, which was unveiled alongside an updated version of the i8 coupe at the LA Motor Show. However, in the case of the convertible, the weight has also increased on account of the extra chassis reinforcement and bracing case - specifically, 60kg, to reach a total of 1,593kg.
BMW pegs preliminary 0-60 miles per hour times at 4.4 seconds for the i8 Roadster and 4.2 seconds for the i8 Coupe.
While combined fuel consumption jumps 0.2L/100km to 2.1L/100km.
It's been eight years since the BMW i8 left us open-mouthed with a first glimpse of the new auto in concept vehicle form.
2018 BMW i8 Roadster adds open-top thrills to Munich's plug-in sports car
No word yet on Australian availability or pricing, we will keep you updated. The fabric roof contains additional soundproofing, according to BMW, and is stowed in a perpendicular position in the rear to take up as little space as possible.
Speaking of the battery, its capacity rises from 7.1 to 11.6kWh.
The i8 Roadster becomes the third member of BMW's futuristic i family.
The two-seat drop-top has been shown alongside a facelift for the i8 Coupe; both models share almost everything from the 374hp hybrid powertrain and new design to the interiors and features. And what Honda has cooked up is a proper supercar priced not a whole lot higher than an i8 Coupe. The rear window, which doubles as a wind deflector, also is altered, allowing it to be closed or opened separately from the roof. When running on pure electric power, drive is sent to the front, though when both motors are running, power is sent to all-four-wheels. Thanks to an improved high-voltage battery the i8 can now cover a claimed 55km on electric power alone, although you'd be lucky to get even close to that in real world driving. When we say this beast is packing a 1.5-litre engine it might not sound impressive but bare with us. A six-speed automatic transmission runs the engine's power to the rear wheels while the electric motor has a two-speed automatic gearbox turning the front wheels.
Other new bits in the Roadster's cabin includes freshly designed seats, an optional heads-up display and a a range of new trim options, including carbon-fibre elements for the dashboard and ceramic controls within the centre console.
It is well known news that Hyderabad is hosting the prestigious Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) Nov 28-30th, 2017 at HICC. Ivanka Trump , who has been speaking out on the world stage about women empowerment, will be leading the U.S. delegation.
ShopperTrak senior executive Brian Field released a statement on the debate over the decline in in-store retail shopping. Cyber Monday will be biggerAdobe predicts Cyber Monday will be the largest American online shopping day in history.
In the first week of September, it was reported that TRAI's recommendations on net neutrality would be out in two months. He says that huge things are going to happen on the internet and it is important for India to keep it open.
Now, the company has announced that HTC U11 users in the U.S. will be getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update starting from today. With the latest update, the smartphone will have picture-in-picture mode that lets users to two tasks simultaneously.
He has been dating Markle, 36, since last summer but the pair made their first public appearance together only in September. Harry quipped that the queen's corgis had taken to her straight away despite barking at him for years.
The maneuver left "violent turbulence" in its wake, forcing the P-8A to deal with a 15-degree roll, according to Baldanza. The Russian Su-30 fighter jet buzzed the American Р8А Poseidon reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea on Saturday.
Prior to the announcement, Meredith had just $28m in cash on hand, according to its latest quarterly report . The deal is a coup for Meredith , which held unsuccessful talks to buy Time earlier this year and in 2013.
The Chinese nationals face charges of computer hacking, theft of trade secrets, conspiracy and identity theft. It said the three sent "spearphishing" emails to computers in western Pennsylvania and around the world.
Just because the end is not here for brick-and-mortar stores does not mean traditional retailers have nothing to fear. Fair weather across much of the nation also was factor, said National Retail Federation President Matthew Shay.
This will be Ronan's hosting debut on SNL as well as a great opportunity for her to plug her acclaimed new movie Lady Bird . And the winter finale will be emceed by Kevin Hart , who marks his third appearance, with musical guest Foo Fighters .
Alabama slips to No. 5 spot in fifth ranking of 2017
It has three wins over ranked teams, and could lose one this week if SC drops out, but might gain one if Louisville (8-4) enters. The No. 8 Ohio State Buckeyes and No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers will meet on Saturday in the Big Ten Championship in Indianapolis.
Same sex marriage bill passes the Senate
Debate in the House of Representatives is likely to start on Monday, and a vote is likely before the end of the week. The same-sex marriage bill has passed the senate with 43 votes in favour to 12 against.
Avengers: Infinity War's Trailer Is Finally Here
Armed with an impressive arsenal of astounding powers, Thanos is the flawless villain to match up against so many talented heroes. Surely one of the most ambitious and enormous blockbusters of all time, the Infinity War cast list includes Robert Downey Jr .
Donating on Giving Tuesday is as easy buying on Cyber Monday
Many national groups are involved in Giving Tuesday , including the Boys and Girls Clubs of America , Planned Parenthood and more. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes #GivingTuesday , a day created to help kick off the charitable season.
OnePlus 5T launched in Lava Red colour in China
The device is powered by the Snapdragon 835 platform which includes an octa-core CPU clocked at 2.45 GHz and an Adreno 540 GPU . The 5T boasts smaller bezels on the top and bottom of the device to make way for a six-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
Grizzlies Fire David Fizdale
Fizdale was announced as the Grizzlies coach in 2016 and had a 50-51 record in his two seasons at Memphis. The Grizzlies are the second National Basketball Association team to make an in-season coaching change.
RK Nagar bypoll on December 21
Ilangairajan summed up the mood of many residents of the constituency, represented by former chief minister J Jayalalithaa . It is yet unclear if the VK Sasikala faction of the AIADMK led by TTV Dhinakaran will contest the by-election.