Finally made its way to India, the BMW i8 floored all of us on the first eve of Delhi Auto Expo 2014. In fact we had already confirmed technical specifications in some of our previous i8 posts, but confront that leading cricket player Sachin Tendulkar who is also the brand ambassador of brand, arrived at the stage and gave its special appearance to the German hybrid sportscar.
Commenting on the venue Mr. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India said, “We are on the verge of a new era of sustainable individual mobility and a revolutionary interpretation of BMW’s hallmark driving pleasure. The BMW i presents a ground-breaking concept with visionary electric vehicles and mobility services, creating a new understanding of luxury that is strongly defined by sustainability. BMW i plays an important role in our future product strategy and as a sign of our commitment to this market, we will bring our revolutionary BMW i8 to India later this year.”
He too further added the BMW will launch the i8 in India as a CBU (Completely Built-up) form tll te end of 2014 with pricing hitting upto a maximum of Rs. 1.5 crore.