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2015 BMW i8 in Chicago, IL

2015 BMW i8
The 2015 BMW i8 is truly one of a kind. Mixing sports car performance with top efficiency and an electric powertrain, the futuristic BMW can’t be beat. This two-door plug-in hybrid comes in a single trim level with three options packages available known as Worlds – Giga World,​  Tera World, and Pure Impulse World.


2015 BMW i8

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Performance


Powering the 2015 BMW i8 is a turbocharged 1.5-liter inline three-cylinder engine, paired with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack. Six-speed automatic transmission helps the engine power the rear wheel while the electric motor power the front wheels through a two-speed automatic transmission. Together, this powertrain powers 357 horsepower and 420 lb-ft. of torque

A 120-volt garage outlet can recharge the battery in 3.5 hours. An upgraded 240-volt charge can recharge the i8 in 1.5 hours. All electric power and take the BMW i8 15 miles without using the gas engine. The electric power and gas engine together create a 28 mpg fuel economy rating, 75 MPGe EPA rating, and an estimated driving range of 330 miles.

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BMW i8 Features ​ 


Standard BMW i8 features include 20-inch wheels, LED exterior headlights, foglights, running lights and taillights, an overhead camera view system, leather upholstery, heated front seats, automatic climate control, and a tilt-and-telescoping, leather-wrapped steering wheel.
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Technology


Take advantage of BMW’s iDrive electronics interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, BWM Assist, Internet accessibility, and a Harmon Kardon sound system featuring iPod integration, HD and Satellite radio.
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Safety


Standard BMW i8 safety features include antilock brakes, stability and traction control, and BMW Assist Emergency communications with stolen vehicle recovery, on-demand roadside assistance, and automatic crash notification. Parking sensors and an around-car view camera system also add to top safety standards.
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Come see this amazingly innovative BMW at Perillo BMW today. Take a test drive and wonder why you ever drove a standard vehicle.
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