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A BMW i8 Roadster is Coming in 2018

Here’s a model we’ll definitely be adding to our Guide to convertibles next summer. BMW has just announced the 2018 launch of a roadster version of the i8. A first concept saw the light of day more than five years ago, but it appears that this time the move to a production model is a certainty.

This is great news for fans of the German model and its radical design and race-oriented performance capabilities, who will now have the option of enjoying it with an open top. And as the sporty new roadster will be a plug-in hybrid, those exhilarating moments will come unaccompanied by noise or polluting emissions.

Here’s an exciting early look. As usual, at we’ll be providing you with more details and news regarding the BMW i8 Roadster as they become available.