BMW i8 efficiency and dynamics explained

The BMW i8 is a very complex vehicle. It’s a super-efficient plug-in hybrid on one hand and a lightweight sports car on the other. And it looks very futuristic with a mostly carbon fibre construction. All too much to take in? BMW has released a video that explains some of the engineering highlights.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.