Continuing production in 2013, BMW now back with 2019 BMW i8 Roadster with fresher and more futuristic design. At first, many people were skeptical about the concept of i8. Besides the unusual concept of its design, i8 also carries the concept of mid-engine that’s less understood by some people, especially with the composition of different motors. It makes this car looks foreign and less promising for them.
Now, since the finished form already exists, it will become clearer. We can see how the embodiment of controversial design concept 5 years ago. Moreover, BMW is famous for its line of classy cars. It will be very impressive to see how the brand realizes this concept.
Take a Peek at the Futuristic Roadster
Adopting convertible top concept, 2019 BMW i8 Roadster only has a capacity of two people only. It also further reinforces the impression of supercar that seeks to be highlighted by 2019 i8. With the height of only about 50 inches and weighing up to 3600 lb., this roadster can go from 0-100 mph in just 10 seconds. Thanks to DOHC engine 3 cylinders with a capacity of each 1.5 liters, it provides power output to reach 369 HP. All power is controlled by 6-speed hybrid transmission, so you can switch from automatic to manual mode at any time.
Like another supercar, i8 doesn’t have enough space for both passengers and luggage. It only fits to accommodate 1 medium-sized bag which is also provided by BMW as souvenir. Most people think that supercar isn’t suitable to be a full-functionality vehicle, but only aesthetic and luxury. Those wo things are offered by BMW i8 Roadster. It is also applied to the fuel tank, with only 11.1 gallons.
Other Futuristic Features of the New BMW i8 Roadster
Other notable features of 2019 BMW i8 Roadster are electric power assist and Speed-sensing steering. The function of this feature is to analyze how fast you drive and how much power steering is needed. In addition, security system also implemented all-wheel ABS system with Hill Hold Control and Brake Assist.
Coming into the interior, there is an integrated entertainment system containing all standard hardware, such as voice activation, FM stereo radio with MP3 player that has internal storage of 20 GB. Moreover, the surround system is entrusted to the Harman/Kardon to provide a quality audio sensation. All these luxuries come with the right price, which is about $144,000. Now, 2019 BMW i8 Roadster is planned to enter various showrooms in early 2019.