BMW India has just released the first video teaser of the BMW i8. The official Prior to this video teaser the company also released several images on its official Facebook page. This teaser video is also being aired by many TV channels.
It is already known to auto enthusiast that BMW India will be introducing the i8 hybrid at the upcoming Auto Expo. In addition the company will also display 3 Series GT, the new X5 and may be even the X4.
The BMW i8 has been equipped with a twin turbo 3 cylinder engine having a capacity of 1.5 liter. This engine is capable of delivering a maximum power of 231 bhp and a peak torque of 320 Nm. This mighty engine has been coupled with an electrical motor that has a max power output of 131 bhp and a peak torque of 250 Nm. The car thus sees a combined power output of an impressive 361 bhp and a peak torque of 570 Nm.
This hybrid BMW vehicle will be carrying a price tag of around Rs 1.5 crores and will be making a grand debut at the Indian Auto Expo in February. It is also being said that the i8 will be reaching the showrooms towards the end of 2014 and around 7 to 8 units have been reserved for the Indian market.
It has already been reported several times that the business tycoons and celebrities in the nation are already grabbing these few allotted units.