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Even greener BMW i8 still on for Oz in 2014

Super saver: BMW s i8 sportscar is still on track for an launch late this despite pent-up demand before it even goes on

Australia still on schedule for i8 pent-up demand in key markets

11 March 2014

BMW Australia pent-up international demand for its i8 petrol-electric hybrid sportscar won t the halo model s launch in late this year.

The German car-maker still launching the 170kW three-cylinder two-door coupe here late this year or in 2015 despite a warning BMW that demand for the car had already its planned production.

Customers already been able to pre-orders for the BMW i8 in all major markets (European) autumn 2013, BMW in a statement released overnight.

demand for the BMW i8 is already exceeding the production volume during

Full-scale production of the carbon coupe starts next with the first overseas expected to take delivery in

BMW Australia general manager of communications Lenore Fletcher the three-cylinder petrol-engined i8 was still in for a launch here towards the end of

We will have a couple of i8 here late this that we will introduce to a few of our Ms Fletcher said.

We still proper sales of the i8 will either late this or early next year.

BMW s insistence that the i8 is still on is in stark contrast to the smaller i3 hatchback, which is facing a Australian launch as the company to meet strong demand in American, European and Japanese

Ms Fletcher said the i8 would be at the top of BMW s vehicle line-up, and the car-maker it to sell in very small , with buyers already up to leave a deposit on either it or the i3.

The news came as BMW announced it had out even more fuel from the i8 that show it almost half the emissions of s environmental poster car, the despite its sportscar performance.

though it will sprint 0-100km/h in just 4.4 seconds, the i8 now officially use only 2.1 litres of on the European cycle for every 100 it travels, emitting only 49 per kilometre of carbon dioxide.

compares with the Prius s and 89g/km CO2.

BMW said the i8 could also significant fuel savings in the world.

In typical everyday with the battery fully at the beginning, the BMW i8 can return a fuel below 5.0L/100km around it said.

If the commute includes or motorway driving less 7.0 litres are achievable.

Even in operation at higher speeds, can keep their average consumption below 8.0L/100km.

the fuel consumption of the plug-in model therefore works out 50 per cent better than of conventionally powered sports car

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