The New BMW i8 Coupé Product Brief by BMW Malaysia:
The New BMW i8 Coupé is yet another iconic BMW i model that will redefine Plug-
in Hybrid vehicle technology. The New Generation of a Vision features a brand new
LifeDrive vehicle architecture which will represent all BMW i models to come.
The BMW Group’s effort to realise visionary mobility is also propelled by the
technological prowess, proven once again by the crowning achievement of BMW
i8’s fourth consecutive win of the International Engine of the Year Award since
2015. A string of prestigious accolades, including the iF Design Award and the Red
Dot Award, testify to the quality and allure of the brand-new LifeDrive architecture
for BMW i models.
The acclaimed drivetrain of the New BMW i8 Coupé consists of an electric motor on
the front axle and an internal combustion engine on the rear. The high-voltage
battery has a cell capacity of 33 Ah. The electric motor output is 105 kW, and the
electric range now extends to 55 kilometres. The turbocharged three-cylinder
combustion engine featuring direct injection and VALVETRONIC variable valve
timing extracts a maximum output of 170 kW/231 hp from its displacement of just
1.5 litres, plus peak torque of 320 Nm.
The combined system output produced by the electric motor and engine acting in
unison has also increased to 275 kW/374 hp in the New BMW i8 Coupé. It
accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, with a fuel consumption of 1.8 l/100
km, which equates to 42 g/km for petrol CO 2 emissions, and 14.0 kWh/100 km for
electric power consumption.
The retail prices (on the road, with 0% GST, without insurance and SST) for
the New BMW i8 Coupé are:
Peninsular Malaysia – RM 1,310,800.00
East Malaysia – RM 1,313,992.00
Langkawi – RM 862,800.00