BMW of Springfield

3500 E Sunshine Directions Springfield, MO 65809

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2017 BMW i8 Review

76 MPGe/  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
4.2  Sec.
0-60 MPH
2
Doors
4
Seats
4.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

Futuristic, Fast, & Fuel Economy: 2017 BMW i8

The 2017 BMW i8 in Springfield brings the future to 2017 by offering car buyers a dramatic eco-friendly sports car. Its extensive standard features and efficiency will astound all drivers who will get a unique thrill from the i8's performance and style. The Car Connection's 2017 BMW i8 review highlights its "stunning design" and "stunning fuel economy." The i8 is truly dressed to impress.

Remarkable Standard Features

The 2-door i8 comes in a single trim with an extensive list of standard features. These include gull-wing doors, front and rear parking sensors, LED exterior lighting, keyless entry and ignition, leather upholstery, BMW's iDrive electronics interface, Bluetooth connectivity, an 11-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, smartphone-app integration and BMW Remote Services. There are three optional packages for the i8. The first is the Giga World, which includes turbine-style wheels, upgraded interior and enhanced LED headlights. The Tera World adds a unique interior. Each of these packages can be further upgraded with BMW's Laserlight headlamps. The Protonic Red Edition includes a special edition exterior paint, trim, upgraded seats and interior detailing.

Electrifying Power

The 2017 BMW i8 in Springfield is powered by two dynamic sources: a turbocharged 1.5-L. inline three-cylinder engine and an electric motor with a 7.1-kilowatt hour lithium-ion battery. These meticulously crafted mechanics come together to produce 357 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. The gas engine drives the rear wheels and the electric motor drives the front wheels, which creates an impressive all-wheel drive configuration.

2017 BMW i8 reviews praise the range of this electric sports car. The battery pack can be charged through a standard 120-volt outlet in three and a half hours. Its total driving range is around 330 miles, with at EPA rating of 76 miles per gallon equivalent, calculating both electric and gas usage.

Style & Safety

Standard safety features of the BMW i8 include antilock brakes, traction and stability control, and side front-seat and curtain airbags. It also has extensive standard safety technology such as BMW Assist emergency communications, parking sensors, and an around-view camera system. The BMW i8 offers the style and speed of a sports car, while also being safe and eco-friendly.

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Attain More Info on the BMW i8

If you live in the Springfield area and have been interested in a new car like the 2017 Tesla Model X and the Tesla Model S, we recommend you take a quick look at the 2017 BMW i8. You may realize that its eye-catching exterior design and cabin amenities are just what you need in a daily driver. Once you're done with our 2017 BMW i8 review and compare page, check out up-to-the-minute BMW financing offers.

Call or Email BMW of Springfield to Schedule a Test Drive You Won't Forget

We're a resident BMW i8 dealer with a sizable selection of vehicles and factory incentives for frugal shoppers. Our thoroughly researched review makes it easy for you to get access to the specifications you need, and we hope it helps when it comes to making a confident vehicle purchase. Schedule an appointment to test drive the BMW i8 in Springfield, MO, and get to know the impressive model personally. Can't wait to see its modern cabin equipment in the flesh? Check out our video walk-around now!

Purchase prices do not include tax, title, license and $199.00 admin fee. Prices include the listed rebates and incentives. Please verify all information. We are not responsible for typographical, technical, or misprint errors. Inventory is subject to prior sale. Contact us via phone or email for more details. *MPG Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.