Hybrid car technology in Hamilton has come a long way already, but we have only just scraped the tip of the iceberg for its fullest capabilities. Budds’ BMWi in Oakville is home to some very high quality hybrid cars that are available to the public. Hamilton residents do not have to travel far to find our hybrid car technology at Budds’ BMWi. The BMW i3 and i8 are two vehicles that are the pinnacle of hybrid car technology in Hamilton and if you are interested in getting behind the wheel of one of these vehicles, we recommend that you contact us today! This page will focus on the hybrid car technology in Hamilton of the BMW i8 sports car. Read along for more information.
Our customers can find information about our hybrid car technology in Hamilton on our website: www.buddsbmwi.com.
An entirely new concept of sports car. More efficient – for example due to intelligent lightweight construction with carbon and aerodynamic design. More sustainable – with highly efficient BMW eDrive technology and recyclable materials in the interior. Without forfeiting dynamics and its sporting appearance. No compromises, but instead the optimum combination of driving pleasure and responsibility. The BMW i8 is a plug-in-hybrid that brings together the advantages of innovative electric motor and combustion engine technologies. The result is an extraordinary driving experience – with extremely low consumption and low emissions.
To make up for the extra weight of the electric battery, the passenger compartment is made of a carbon fibre composite, which proves to be an ingenious all-rounder: up to 50 % lighter than steel and approximately 30 % lighter than aluminum, yet with the same highly-stable, crash-safe material properties. The BMW i models are the first vehicles in a large production series to have substantial sections made of this high-tech material. Carbon fibre is therefore an important component of the innovative LifeDrive architecture that changes everything in the BMW i8 – including the future of sporty driving, and the future of hybrid car technology in Hamilton.
Thanks to the spectacular scissor doors, the sports car character of the BMW i8 is recognizable in an instant. Swinging upwards when opened, the scissor doors are an optical highlight and blend perfectly into the smooth lines of the aerodynamic body shell. When viewed from the inside, the doors underline the sporty nature of the interior. Thanks to the aluminum, carbon fibre and thermoplastic used in their construction, they are approximately 50% lighter than conventionally built doors, and provide a head turning spectacle of hybrid car technology in Hamilton.
Colour and material design underscores the guiding idea of a smart, sustainable sports car concept. The selected use of materials such as extra-lightweight plastic from recycled drinks bottles and other resource-saving elements allow sustainability to make its presence felt. At the same time, the interior exudes modern sportiness and premium character in every detail, an aspect which is clearly reflected in all three interior design concepts.
These are just a few pieces of information about the BMW i8’s hybrid car technology in Hamilton. If you would like more information about hybrid car technology in Hamilton on any of our electric vehicles, please feel free to continue browsing through our website or make the short trip into Budds’ BMWi to see for yourself. We can be reached at 905-845-3577 or by filling in our contact form.