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BMW i8 Coupe
2020 BMW i8 Coupe
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$147,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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BMW M4 Coupe
2021 BMW M4 Coupe
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$71,800
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Porsche 911 Carrera
2021 Porsche 911 Carrera
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$99,200
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8.9
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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 Twin-Turbo Flat 6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A

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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 Twin-Turbo Flat 6 Gas
Horsepower
369 hp @ 5800 rpm
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
379 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
420 lb-ft
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
331 lb-ft @ 1950 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 7.5"
N/A
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
N/A
20" x 11.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P215/45YR20
N/A
P235/40YR19
Rear Tire
P245/40YR20
N/A
P295/35YR20

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.1 gallons
N/A
16.9 gallons

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.9 in
189.1 in
177.9 in
Height
50.8 in
54.8 in
51.1 in
Max Width
76.5 in
74.3 in
72.9 in
Front Width
64.7 in
N/A
62.7 in
Rear Width
67.8 in
N/A
61.2 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
112.5 in
96.5 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
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
28.2 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
32.4 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.6 in
N/A
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,501 lbs
N/A
3,354 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³
N/A
N/A

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
  • Guards Red
  • Racing Yellow
  • White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/Frozen Gray Accent
N/A
  • Agate Grey Metallic
  • Aventurine Green Metallic
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Dolomite Silver Metallic
  • Gentian Blue Metallic
  • GT Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Carmine Red
  • Chalk
  • Lava Orange
  • Miami Blue
  • Python Green
  • Custom Color

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
  • Atacama Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Heritage Design Interior
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Heritage Design Interior
  • Chalk/Bordeaux Red, Lthr Seat Trim w/930 Leather Pkg & Two-Tone Interior
  • Iceland Green/Black, Lthr Seat Trim w/930 Leather Pkg & Two-Tone Interior
  • Mojave Beige/Blue, Lthr Seat Trim w/930 Leather Pkg & Two-Tone Interior
  • Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Slate Grey/Black, Lthr Seat Trim w/930 Leather Pkg & Two-Tone Interior

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Mojave Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Interior
  • Mojave Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Interior
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Sport-Tex Centers
  • Black, Lthr Seat Trim w/Lthr Interior & Chalk Stitching
  • Black, Lthr Seat Trim w/Sport-Tex Centers & Chalk Stitching
  • Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Bordeaux Red, Lthr Seat Trim w/Lthr Interior & Chalk Stitching
  • Graphite Blue, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Graphite Blue, Lthr Seat Trim w/Lthr Interior & Chalk Stitching
  • Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Slate Grey, Lthr Seat Trim w/Lthr Interior & Chalk Stitching
  • Bordeaux Red/Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Chalk/Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Iceland Green/Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Mojave Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Agave Green, Club Leather Seat Trim
  • Agave Green, Club Leather Seat Trim w/Chalk Stitching
  • Truffle Brown, Club Leather Seat Trim
  • Truffle Brown, Club Leather Seat Trim w/Chalk Stitching

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
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
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
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
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
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
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Night Vision
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
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
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles