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BMW i8 – Autoportal on its Price in India

Author: Satish Kumar
by Satish Kumar
Posted: Nov 03, 2015

BMW Company

BMW or Bavarian Motor Works, the automobile manufacturer that enjoys timeless sovereignty in the global car industry has a long list of luxury, sports, touring and family cars to its credit. BMW has buyers across the globe and it has offices and plants in almost all countries. BMW started its operations in India in the year 2006 and it is the foremost name in the country when it comes to luxury cars. Check out more tweets about latest car models, upcoming cars, used cars etc. Follow AutoPortal on Twitter.

BMW i-series

The BMW engines are known for reduced fuel consumption and emissions while they are considerably on the higher side regarding driving pleasure. BMW model names have generally been a 3 digit number followed by 1, 2 or 3 letters. In the year 2011, the company came up with the i-series of hybrid and plug-in electric cars. Two cars were released under this series – the i3 – an all-electric car and the i8 – a plug-in hybrid car. The i3 and i8 were launched in the years 2013 and 2014 respectively. They are light weight and eco-friendly cars specifically designed for urban usage.

More on BMW i8

BMW i8 is a new age sports car focussed on cleaner emissions and better fuel economy. It is the first plug-in hybrid sports car from BMW that combines the benefits of an electric motor and a petrol engine. This plugin hybrid car was unveiled by the Little master Sachin Tendulkar himself at the Auto Expo 2014 held at New Delhi. It has been on sale in the Indian markets since early February this year. It has already selling in good numbers and bagged quite a few awards as well on the global platform. BMW sells the i8 in almost about 50 countries and statistics point out that almost 4000 cars have been sold till date in the current year.

Price and competition in India

BMW i8 is at present sold in the country as a completely built up unit and so is bound to be expensive. BMW i8 Price in India is 2.29 crores. BMW has given another definition of luxury and performance through the i8 and cannot be compared to any other car here. There is no direct competitor as such, but it remains to see whether this super cool car will have much demand here. The risk involved in buying new concept cars and that too at a hefty price tag may discourage the potential buyers from owning this car. All the same, the luxury car and the electric car market is slowly picking up its pace in India as well and we may soon see quite a few BMW i8s zooming around.

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