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BMW i8 Concept

2011/2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

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BMW i8 Concept at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

BMW i8 Concept at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

Photo © Aaron Gold

BMW also showed its i8 concept, a future coupe that uses a 170 hp electric motor to drive the front wheels and a 220 hp twin-turbo 3-cylinder gasoline engine to drive the rears, resulting in true sports-car performance. As with the i3, BMW says a version is planned for production, arriving in 2013 or 2014.

Read more: Visitor's Guide to the Los Angeles Auto Show

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