• The production run was originally scheduled to end in April 2020
  • The final example is a i8 Roadster finished in Portimao Blue
  • BMW has more electrified models in the works

Almost six years after the BMW i8 was first introduced in international markets, the carmaker has ended the plug-in hybrid sportscar’s production run. The German carmaker was originally slated to end production of the i8 in April 2020, but had to postpone it because its manufacturing plants were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The final example of the BMW i8 has just rolled of the production line and it is a roadster finished in Portimao Blue. This i8 is also reportedly the only example to carry that colour from factory. The sportscar has a mid-engine layout and uses a 1.5-litre, three-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine mated to an electric motor, producing a combined 374hp.

Even though the…

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