BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011
Quick reminder: the i8 gets its power from a 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine that works in conjunction with an electric motor system to deliver high efficiency while also promising sporty capabilities. The i3, on the other hand, is built for slicing and dicing through city streets, running on pure electricity. For a more complete overview of the sleek i8, read our preview here.
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