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Examine it! BMW i8 Predrive

BMW will officially unveil its i8 model at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in mid-September. The gasoline engine of the 2+2 plug-in hybrid has a performance of 170 kilowatts and propels the rear wheels. The 96-kilowatt electric motor drives the front wheels.

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This hybrid system can be driven in all-electric mode or in combined mode for an all-wheel-drive setup that can take those bends at speed. Though it’s still sporting a camouflage paint-job, we take a closer look.