Indian subsidiary of BMW has released this teaser image on their official Facebook page today. The picture is of the cars wing mirror, with “A new kind of movement is about to arrive” written.
As already known, BMW India will be showcasing the i8 hyrid at the Auto Expo along with 3-Series GT, new X5 and possibly the X4. (Click here to read about all 40 odd cars that are headed to us this year)
Powering the car will be a 1.5 liter twin turbo three pot motor, which will develop 231 HP and 320 Nm of torque. Backing up the petrol engine will be an electrical motor which gives the car an extra 131 HP and 320 Nm of torque. The petrol motor in combination with the electric motor, produces a maximum output of 362 HP and 570 Nm of torque.
The hybrid supercar from the Bavarian car maker is expected to be priced at 1.5 crore INR and will be showcased next month at the Auto Expo. The car will be launched by late this year and 7-8 units have been allotted for the Indian market. We can already see celebs and business tycoons lapping up those allotted units.
Stay tuned to Motoroids for more updates on the BMW i8 India launch.