Power+. Range+. BMW Rules the Road.

Unwrapped at the Los Angeles Motor Show (along with updated i8 Coupe).  Pure two-seater with an electric-folding soft top.

Both powered by a new 11.6kWh battery pack, toward a top speed of 120km/h in all-electric mode.  Driving range up to 53km in the soft-top, and 55km in the coupe.

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The Roadster weighs in at 1595 kilograms, or around 60kg more than its sister coupe, and can throttle to 100km/h in 4.6 seconds, versus 4.4 for the coupe. Standard 20-inch wheels.

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Both models feature a hybrid powertrain with a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine producing 231 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque and an electric motor yielding 143 horsepower.

Global sales begin in May 2018.  Pricing TBA.

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