Electric Plugin Hybrid ( Solar Thermal Magazine)
Sports car are getting more interesting all the time as well as more efficient. Some companies like Tesla have gone for all electric versions right out of the shute while others like BMW have all electric versions that they are offering plus hybrid plug-ins such as the BMW -i8. The i-8 is an all wheel drive plugin hybrid sports car which is also very good looking.
It is only a mater of time until the all electric technology and costs get to the point where the gas engine will not be needed or wanted by the consumer.
Here are some details.
BMW TwinPower Turbo 3-cylinder 228-hp engine with high-precision direct injection; combines eDrive 129-hp electric motor.
Total power output of 357 hp.
Even better here are some pics and a video.
ST Staff Writers
This post was prepared by Solar Thermal Magazine staff.