Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Three Cylinder in the BMW i8 will be built in England

The three-cylinder engine for the hybrid sports car, BMW will build i8 in his English factory at Hams Hall near Birmingham. This was known sales and marketing director Ian Robertson, London. The planned 2 +2 seating himself is said to be produced in 2014 in Leipzig.

2013 bmw i8

The drive of the BMW i8 consists of a 164 kW / 223 hp three-cylinder gasoline engine that drives the rear axle. It is coupled with an electric motor at the front, makes the 96 kW / 131 hp. The top speed of the vehicle is limited to 250 km / h. The standard average fuel consumption is said to be less than three liters per 100 kilometers. Up to 30 kilometers, the BMW i8-electric drive.

The BMW Plant Hams Hall currently produces engines for the Mini, the 1 Series and 3 Series and the X1.

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