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2018-08-01 08:27

Robin Classen

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Since its launch in 2014, the BMW i8 has captivated the automotive scene with its futuristic looks and impressive performance figures.

Wheels24 got the chance to drive the only i8 Roadster in the country earlier in June.

An engineering marvel

Powered by a 1.5-litre turbo engine working in unison with electric motors, the i8 generates a maximum power output of 275kW.

READ: We get behind the wheel of the only BMW i8 Roadster in SA

The electrically-operated soft top roof and gull-wing doors add even more attraction to the already impressive exterior

Priced at R2 329 300, if you have the money to blow then the i8 Roadster is definitely worth the hefty price tag.

The updated i8 Coupe retails for R2 095 200. 

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