Early this December at the LA Auto Show, BMW will unveil their second i8 model based on the i8 Spyder Concept. The new open-top super hybrid will carry the i8 Roadster name and ahead of it’s launch, BMW is on a road show across the globe where a series of upcoming models, including the i8 Roadster, are being presented.
One such event took place in Belgium and some new details were shared about the new i8.
- The Roadster will be introduced with a new color – Electric Copper
- The soft top which folds into the rear seats can be opened in 14 seconds at a speed up to 60 km/h
- Double the battery capacity compared to the i8 Coupe
BMWBlog are reporting that the model could debut a few weeks before the show which puts the unveil something in October.