The first ever BMW i8 Roadster.

It’s time to rethink plug-in hybrids. Boasting the latest eDrive technology and intelligent energy management, the new BMW i8 Roadster now delivers more power and increased electric range. Add to this a turbocharged three-cylinder engine, which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds, and the unique LifeDrive architecture for sublime weight distribution, and you have a new icon of driving pleasure.

Exclusive soft-top roof.

The BMW i8 Roadster roof can be fully and automatically retracted quietly in just 16 seconds – and up to driving speeds of 49.9 km/ h.

Dihedral doors.

The elegantly-hinged dihedral doors move forwards and upwards, and emphasise the vehicle’s sporty appearance. The generously proportioned door cut-outs also make access easier.

Characteristic rear lights.

The LED rear lights are designed in BMW i typical icon graphics and contribute considerably to the overall design of the BMW i8 Roadster.

Striking light-alloy wheels.

Attract attention with the standard 20” BMW i W-Spoke style 470 or with the optional 20” BMW i light-alloy wheels with 516 radial spoke design in Bicolor.

Aerodynamic front.

To enhance aerodynamics, the BMW i8 Roadster now features an improved bonnet vent that allows air to flow over the roof.

Spectacular lighting range.

In laser high-beam mode, the optional BMW Laserlights illuminate a range of up to 600m, nearly twice as far as conventional LED headlights. This improves safety by enhancing visibility.


The future is taking shape.

Fascinating and visionary – the first ever BMW i8 Roadster is ready to deliver freedom and provide unconditional driving pleasure, no matter where the road takes you. From the first glimpse of the iconic design, adrenaline levels rise.

The tachometer shoots up just as fast as the innovative plug-in hybrid engine generates 275 kW and 570 Nm and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/ h in just 4.6 seconds.


Nothing but freedom.

The BMW i8 Roadster is futuristic in every detail. Its progressive lines and body shape speak a language of their own. The most striking feature: the imposing lightweight carbon-fibre hinged doors, which are easy to open.

The athletic front displays the individual character of the car and proudly bears the BMW double kidney, flanked by full-LED headlights and redesigned Air Curtains.Starting at the bonnet, the distinctive V-shaped black belt stretches along the entire car, underscoring its flat silhouette and the impressive streamflow design also optimises airflow and creates unprecedented aerodynamics.


Driver Focused.

The centre cockpit is driver oriented and the controls are arranged for intuitive operations ensuring maximum driver orientation and clarity.


Distinct Desire.

The interior of the BMW i8 Roadster also accentuates its unique character. This is immediately apparent from the exclusive Accaro Amido/E-Copper features line.

The interior also reflects the dynamic lines of the exterior design, creating a futuristic and dynamic experience throughout the cockpit.

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