2020 BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition


BMW is preparing to say “Good Bye!” to the i8 in style: with the launch of the new i8 Coupe and Roadster Sophisto Editions. BMW will only built 200 units globaly and will start selling the car in 2020.

The i8 Sophisto Editions will be distinguished by 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 Sophisto Grey will be combined with High-gloss Black on the tailgate and the brake calipers and Shadowline on the C-pillar trim.

The interior brings nothing special, just “Ultimate Sophisto Edition” words on the door sill plates and a “1 of 200” badge.

2020 BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition standard equipment:

  • Sophisto Grey exterior paint with E-Copper accents
  • E-Copper Leather upholstery
  • Exclusive 20-inch Style 516 wheels finished in E-Copper
  • Ultimate Sophisto Edition 1 of 200 interior badge
  • Ultimate Sophisto Edition door sills
  • Black painted brake calipers
  • Head-Up Display
  • Navigation with Apple CarPlay Compatibility
  • Harman-Kardon Audio System
  • Ceramic controls
  • Anthracite headliner (i8 Coupe)

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2020 BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition specifications

BMW i8 Coupe Ultimate SophistoBMW i8 Roadster Ultimate Sophisto
Number of Doors22
Drive typeAWDAWD
Width including mirrorsinches87.3 87.3
Turning radiusfeet
Ground clearanceInches4.64.5
Shoulder width frontinches56.756.7
Shoulder room rearinches49.6
Legroom frontinches43.143.1
Legroom rearinches28.2
Headroom frontinches38.738.7
Headroom rearinches32.4
Trunk volumeft³4.72.3
Fuel Tank capacitygallons11.111.1
Curb weightlbs.3,5013,671
Gasoline Engine typeB38KB38K
Valves per cylinder44
Bore x Strokemm82.0 x 94.682.0 x 94.6
Compression rate:19.59.5
Engine powerhp228 @ 5,800-6,000228 @ 5,800-6,000
Engine torqueLb-ft.236 @ 3,700236 @ 3,700
Recommended FuelPremiumPremium
eDrive MotorAC SynchronousAC Synchronous
eDrive Powerhp141 @ 4,300141 @ 4,300
eDrive Torquelb-ft.184 @ 0-4,100184 @ 0-4,100
Combined Powerhp369369
Combined Torquelb-ft.420420
High-voltage battery typeLithium-ionLithium-ion
Battery capacity11.6 kWh / 33 Ah11.6 kWh / 33 Ah
Transmission type2-spd auto / 6-spd auto2-spd auto / 6-spd auto
Gear ratios 1st gear11.30  / 4.4611.30  / 4.46
2nd5.85 / 2.515.85 / 2.51
Reverse gear3.193.19
Final drive ratio3.683.68
Power-steering typeEPSEPS
Steering ratio:11616
Tires, standard, front / rear 215/45R20 / 245/40R20215/45R20 / 245/40R20
Wheels, standard, front / rear20 x 7.5 / 20 x 8.520 x 7.5 / 20 x 8.5
Tire typeinchesPerformance run-flatPerformance run-flat
Track, frontinches64.764.7
Rear, trackinches67.867.8
0-60 mphseconds4.24.4
Top speedmph155155
Electric-only rangemiles1818
Fuel Economy combinedMPGe6969