The BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition forms part of BMW’s Geneva Motor Show 2016 display. The BMW i8 has sold extremely well. It fills a green sportscar niche which very few other manufacturers have chosen to compete in. We took a closer look at the Geneva show car!
The BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition is available for a limited time. The paintwork, is Protonic Red with Frozen Grey metallic accents. BMW W-spoke 470 light-alloy wheels are also fitted, finished in Orbit Grey metallic. Inside, the BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition comes with red double-stitching, carbon fibre and ceramic trims.
Other than the above aesthetic changes, the produced at BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition is mechanically the same as the standard vehicle. This means it gets a 1.5 litre 3-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo. The engine produces 231 hp and 320 Nm which, when coupled with the 131 hp hybrid engine, combines for a full 357 hp.
For more from the Geneva Motor Show 2016, take a look at our dedicated news channel. For more details of the BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition, read our earlier article.