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Readers review the BMW i8 electric supercar

  • BMW i8 in exclusive What Car? customer review
  • Plug-in hybrid supercar due on sale this summer
  • See what readers made of the car in our video
Words By Tom Webster

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The BMW i8 is the company's second plug-in hybrid model, following on from the i3 city car that was launched in 2013.

However, the i8 is, in many ways, at the other end of the motoring spectrum. It has a 96kw electric motor and a 1.5-litre petrol engine, but is capable of 0-62mph in 4.4 seconds and emits just 59g/km of CO2. It is also set to cost in the region of Β£100,000.

See what a selection of What Car? readers made of the car at our exclusive preview event.