BMW has recently introduced the ‘i’ sub-brand which according to the Bavarian automaker, will be reserved for hybrids, rage extended and full electric models. The first model that will be featuring the ‘i’ badge will be the BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid sports car which has recently appeared in a series of spy videos taken during winter testing in Northern Europe.
According to various sources the BMW i8 hybrid sports car will be powered by a small gasoline engine linked with two electric motors, while a 6-speed double clutch transmission will be responsible for putting spinning the wheels.
The BMW i8 hybrid sports car is expected to hit the market within the next two years along with the i3.
Watch the video with the spied BMW i8 hybrid sports car after the jump.
Video: BMW i8 Hybrid Sports Car spied