Drag Racing BMW i8

August 3rd, 2015

Drag Racing BMW i8 Ferrari SpecialeIn this video, you will witness an all-wheel drive, 4-passenger BMW i8 coupe going head to head with such supercars as the Ferrari Speciale and the Nissan GT-R. Surprisingly, despite having a horsepower rating of only 357, the i8 seems to hold its own in every contest, even winning a bout or two.

As you may know, the BMW i8 is a hybrid powered coupe that is equipped with an intercooled and twin turbocharged 1.5-liter L91, inline 3-cylinder (yes, 3) engine, with direct fuel injection and 2-electric motors. It has a curb weight of 3,455-pounds and can achieve 60 mph from a standing stop in 3.6-seconds. It also has an electronically controlled top speed of 155 mph.