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BMW i8 Coupe
2020 BMW i8 Coupe
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$147,500
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8.6
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BMW M4 Coupe
2021 BMW M4 Coupe
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$71,800
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Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe
2021 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
10 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Plug-in Hybrid
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Horsepower
369 hp @ 5800 rpm
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
429 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
420 lb-ft
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40.4 ft
N/A
39.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 7.5"
N/A
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
N/A
19" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
N/A
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/45YR20
N/A
P245/40ZR19
Rear Tire
P245/40YR20
N/A
P275/35ZR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
N/A
23 MPG
City
N/A
N/A
21 MPG
Highway
N/A
N/A
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
N/A
7.7 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.1 gallons
N/A
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
N/A
365.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
N/A
487.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.9 in
189.1 in
190.6 in
Height
50.8 in
54.8 in
56.3 in
Max Width
76.5 in
74.3 in
73.2 in
Front Width
64.7 in
N/A
64.1 in
Rear Width
67.8 in
N/A
62.8 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
112.5 in
113.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
4.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
N/A
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.1 in
N/A
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
N/A
40.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
N/A
56.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
58.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
28.2 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
32.4 in
N/A
36.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.6 in
N/A
50.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
52.8 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,501 lbs
N/A
4,429 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³
N/A
10 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • E-Copper Metallic w/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Sophisto Gray Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Sophisto Gray Metallic w/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Special Order Color
N/A
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/Frozen Gray Accent
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Rubellite Red Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Brilliant Blue Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • E-Copper Exclusive, Natural Leather/Cloth Upholstery
  • Giga Amido, Full Perforated Leather Upholstery
  • Giga Ivory White, Full Perforated Leather Upholstery
  • Tera Dalbergia Brown, Natural Leather/Cloth Upholstery
N/A
  • Black w/Red Stitching, DINAMICA/MB-Tex Upholstery
  • designo Macchiato Beige, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black w/Red Stitching, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Classic Red, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Saddle Brown, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles