30 Nov '17, 10am

BMW i8 Roadster unveiled – only 60 kg heavier; i8 Coupe also gets new battery, 50% better… https://t.co/PBOvERmo7k

Both models are supplied with a mode 2 charging cable as standard, enabling the battery to be replenished from a standard domestic socket in under four-and-a-half hours. The new mode 3 cable can also be used to hook up the car to a public charging point for high-power charging. The latest BMW i Wallbox allows the battery to be recharged at a rate of up to 3.6 kW, meaning that a full charge can be completed in under three hours. The i8 Roadster’s market launch will happen in May 2018.

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