The BMW i3 Edition RoadStyle and the BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition adds two exclusive editions the BMW i lineup of electric and PHEV vehicles.


BMW introduces two exclusive editions to its BMW i lineup of electric and PHEV vehicles.

The BMW i3s Edition RoadStyle features a Fluid Black exterior paint with E-Copper finishing touches The i3s Edition RoadStyle features a Fluid Black exterior paint with E-Copper finishing touches to the kidney grille inlays, front bumper air deflectors and side skirt accents. 20-inch double-spoke light alloy BMW i wheels are finished in Jet Black, while the cabin features a Dalbergia Brown natural leather interior with a Dark Oak matt fine wood trim and exclusive headrests embroidered with 'Edition RoadStyle'.

The all electric i3s is powered by an eDrive motor producing 179bhp and 270Nm of instant torque. A 42.2 kWh battery allows for a range of up to 246km and a zero to 96km/h sprint of 6.8 seconds.

The Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) passenger cell not only allows for a roomy and spacious interior, but is also lightweight with a total curb weight of 1380kg. The BMW i3s applies the concept of sustainability throughout using recycled plastics, renewable raw materials and natural fibres. Over 80% of the surfaces visible to the passengers are made from recycled materials or renewable resources.

Just under 1000 units of the special edition i3s will be available worldwide.

The BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition gets a Sophisto Grey metallic paint finish with simillar E-Copper accents Meanwhile, the BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition is the final chapter in the story of a very special car which, since its launch in 2014, has become the world's most successful plug-in hybrid sports car.

Both the i8 Coupe and Convertible feature Sophisto Grey metallic paint with E-Copper accents applied to the 20-inch radial-spoke BMW i light alloy wheels, kidney grille inserts and side skirt accent. The tailgate inlay is finished in high-gloss black while C-pillar trim elements are finished in Shadowline. The brake calipers are also painted high-gloss black and feature blue detailing and BMW i badging.

The door sill plates display the words 'Ultimate Sophisto Edition' and an interior badge adds the car's status as being '1 of 200'. E-Copper detailing also carries into the i8's interior.

Interior 'Ultimate Sophisto Edition' badges add to the car's status The i8 Coupe and Convertible Ultimate Sophisto Edition combine 364bhp and 469Nm of torque with all-wheel drive, a CFRP passenger cell and an aluminium chassis to deliver an emotion-stirring, visceral driving experience. The i8 Coupe will sprint to 96km/h from a standstill in 4.2 seconds with the Roadster right behind in 4.4 seconds.

The i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition will be available to a limited 200 units globally, on a first-come, first-serve basis and will mark the end of production for the most successful plug-in hybrid sports car in the world.