BMW i8 Spyder 2018: a first look at the long-awaited convertible version

we Knew that sooner or later this moment would come. And
finally here we have it, we can already take a first look of the much awaited BMW i8 Spyder 2018. The long-awaited
variant convertible’s sporty hybrid BMW already has rushed to roll and you
we bring in our first spy photos of the new member that will join the
family of BMW i during a testing session.

BMW i8 Spyder 2018 - foto espía

Photo spy of BMW i8 Spyder during a test session.

According to the initial plans of the German manufacturer, the new BMW i8 Spyder should already be available in the dealers, however, early last year, since we anticipate that BMW decided to delay its arrival to the market until 2018. In any case, its arrival is already inevitable as well show these photographs. The camouflage gives us the welcome and it is time to take a furtive look to the exterior of this model.

Although we can not (for the moment) a look at the front of the prototype of BMW i8 Spyder, which we see in these spy photos, the truth is that the biggest design changes occur in the remaining areas of the outer. Your look will be practically identical to that of the BMW i8 today. Something that will not occur so much at the back as on the side of this unit test completely camouflaged. Let us remember that we are dealing with a model that was anticipated by the BMW i8 Vision Future Interaction.

although to the naked eye quickly have the feeling of being in front of a model very familiar, because, although in the back they have made great modifications to adapt it to the new roof line and the ways of their profile. We can also appreciate the label “Hybrid Test Vehicle” (Hybrid Vehicle Test). Our photographers are already working in order to get the hang of it again and bring other spy photos of both the front and the interior.

BMW i8 Spyder 2018 - foto espía

The variant convertible of the BMW i8 will hit the market in the year 2018.

¿And what is the (mechanical? Thus for the moment we can not anticipate figures very concrete, but it is important to remember that the latest information that appeared on the BMW i8 Spyder, pointed out that one of the major improvements that will introduce the convertible model will reside in its autonomy 100% electric. Thanks to a package of batteries of larger capacity will allow you to increase the 37 miles of the BMW i8 today.

on the other hand, there is also information to suggest that the hybrid power train will receive some adjustments. The model of roof closed combines a combustion engine with one electric to shed a combined output of 362 HP and 570 Nm of maximum torque. Will you be able to improve the performance of current? We will have to wait.