BMW unveils i8 Roadster, 2019 i8 Coupe; optimized eDrive tech increases power and range

By mmillikin At the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW unveiled the first i8 Roadster, along with the 2019 i8 Coupe. Optimized BMW eDrive technology delivers more power—total output increased to 369 hp (+12 hp)—and a refined high-voltage battery with increased capacity and range. The new BMW i8 Roadster and BMW i8 Coupe can cover up to 18 miles (29 km) (preliminary) in purely electric driving, up from 14 miles (23 miles) for the current i8.

With hybrid-specific all-wheel drive, the combustion engine driving the rear wheels and the electric motor driving the front wheels, acceleration from 0 to 60 mph takes just 4.2/4.4

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