The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

2014 BMW i8 Hybrid Arrives In Spring

October 28, 2013

Photo courtesy of BMW.
Photo courtesy of BMW.

BMW will debut the 2014 production model of its i8 plug-in hybrid super car at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month ahead of its introduction to the market in the spring.

The 2014 BMW i8, which has been shown as a concept vehicle at several auto showswill be constructed primarily of light-weight carbon fiber. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds and reach a governed top speed of 155 mph.

The vehicle's fuel consumption is rated at 94 mpg, and it will retail for $135,700, BMW announced.

The vehicle was first introduced as a plug-in hybrid concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Two years later, the automaker brought a gasoline-powered version to the same show. Earlier this year, BMW brought a production version to the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Heydon W. Hubler was executive vice president of Hubler Rentals (Allentown, Pa.) in 1974 when he received the annual Bobit Award for outstanding achievement.

Read more

Alternative Fuel Locator

Use the Alternative Fuel Locator to find stations near you.

Launch Alternative Fuel Locator

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher