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2020 BMW i3 Electric Edition RoadStyle and i8 Plug-in Hybrid Ultimate Sophisto Editions
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 1, 2019…BMW introduced two exclusive editions to its 2020 BMW i lineup of electric and PHEV vehicles. For starters, the i3s Edition RoadStyle takes the quickest and sportiest i3. It’s the purely electric s model and adds aggressive Fluid Black paint with exclusive details. This was not available before. Just under 1000 units of the special edition i3s will be available worldwide.
It’s with special details and interior touches. The i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition will be available in a very limited 200 units globally. This is on a first-come, first-serve basis. It marks the end of production for the most successful plug-in hybrid sports car in the world.
i3s Edition RoadStyle
The i3s Edition RoadStyle features Fluid Black exterior paint with E-Copper finishing touches to the kidney grille inlays. Including the front bumper air deflectors and side skirt accents. The 20-inch double-spoke light alloy BMW i wheels are finished in Jet Black. The cabin features a Dalbergia Brown natural leather interior with a Dark Oak matt fine wood trim and exclusive headrests embroidered with “Edition RoadStyle”.
The 2020 BMW all-electric i3s is powered by an eDrive motor producing 181 hp @ 4,100 rpm and 199 lb-ft of torque from 0 rpm. A 120 Ah / 42.2 kWh battery allows for a range of up to 153 miles. Also a 0 to 60 mph sprint of 6.8 seconds.
In addition, the Carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) passenger cell is a roomy and spacious interior. It’s also lightweight with a total curb weight of 3,040 lbs. The BMW i3s applies the concept of sustainability throughout using recycled plastics. As well as renewable raw materials and natural fibers. With over than 80 percent of the surfaces visible to the passengers are made from recycled materials or renewable resources.
i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition
The 2020 BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition is the final chapter in the story of a very special car which, since its launch in 2014, has become the world’s most successful plug-in-hybrid sports car.
Both the i8 Coupe and Convertible feature Sophisto Grey metallic paint. Also with E-Copper accents applied to the 20-inch radial-spoke BMW i light alloy wheels. Combined with kidney grille inserts and side skirt accent. The tailgate inlay is finished in High-gloss Black. All with C-pillar trim elements in Shadowline. Finally, the brake calipers are painted High-gloss Black. They feature blue detailing and BMW i badging.
The door sill plates display the words “Ultimate Sophisto Edition” and an interior badge. This edition also adds the car’s status as being “1 of 200”. Most interestingly it’s E-Copper detailing carries into the i8’s interior.
The i8 Coupe and Convertible Ultimate Sophisto Edition combine 369 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque with all-wheel drive. Also a CFRP passenger cell and an aluminum chassis. Because the 2020 BMW i8 Coupe will sprint to 60 mph from a standstill in 4.2 seconds. Plus with the Roadster right behind in 4.4 seconds. Finally, all while delivering 69 MPGe. I got around 75 MPGe in ECO MODE!
Most interestingly, the 2020 BMW i3s Edition RoadStyle features as standard equipment which of course is a ton. For starters, Fluid Black paint with E-Copper accents and Dalbergia Brown Natural Leather. Then 20-inch Style 431 Jet Black wheels and Dark Oak fine wood trim.
Furthermore, it’s got exclusive 20-inch Style 516 wheels finished in E-Copper And Ultimate Sophisto Edition 1 of 200 interior badge. Coupled with Ultimate Sophisto Edition door sills and Black painted brake calipers this i8 doesn’t hold back!
In addition, it’s also got a Head-Up Display Coupled with Navigation and Apple CarPlay Compatibility. More cooler is the Harman-Kardon Audio System and Ceramic controls. They also come with Anthracite headliner on the i8 Coupe.
Then it’s followed up with Headrests embroidered with special edition name!!