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BMW i8 Coupe
2020 BMW i8 Coupe
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$147,500
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Polestar 1
2021 Polestar 1
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$155,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
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2022 Tesla Model S
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$104,990
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Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-3 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
2.0L Twincharged Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
Electric
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 124 MPGE
Hwy: 115 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Range
18 miles
Range
N/A
Range
405 miles
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
4.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
61.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-3 Plug-in Hybrid
2.0L Twincharged Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Electric
Horsepower
369 hp @ 5800 rpm
322 hp @ 6000 rpm
670 hp
Torque
420 lb-ft
321 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,501 lbs
5,165 lbs
4,561 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
26 MPG
120 MPGE
City
N/A
N/A
124 MPGE
Highway
N/A
N/A
115 MPGE

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.1 gallons
15.9 gallons
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

Range
18 miles
N/A
405 miles
Battery Size
11.6 kWh
34 kWh
N/A
Charge Time
3 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V
N/A
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.9 in
182 in
197.7 in
Height
50.8 in
53.2 in
56.3 in
Max Width
76.5 in
77.1 in
78.2 in
Front Width
64.7 in
64.8 in
66.5 in
Rear Width
67.8 in
65.2 in
66.5 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
108 in
116.5 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.4 in
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.1 in
42 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38 in
39.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
N/A
58.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
56.3 in
54.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
28.2 in
20.9 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
32.4 in
33.3 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.6 in
N/A
55.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
49.7 in
50.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³
4.3 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
N/A
25 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
N/A
61.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40.4 ft
37.4 ft
40.3 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 7.5"
21" x 9.5"
19" x 9.5"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
21" x 10.5"
19" x 10.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/45YR20
P275/30WR21
P255/45WR19
Rear Tire
P245/40YR20
P295/30WR21
P285/40WR19

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
  • Magnesium Metallic
  • Midnight Metallic
  • Osmium Metallic
  • Snow Metallic
  • Space Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Magnesium Matte
  • Midnight Matte
  • Osmium Matte
  • Snow Matte
  • Space Matte
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

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
  • Charcoal w/Zinc, Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Charcoal, Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • Black/White, Premium Seat Trim
  • Cream, Premium Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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