Comparison of BMW i8 and Audi R8

BMW i8 1.5 Hybrid
  • BMW
  • i8
  • 1.5 Hybrid
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Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro Manual
  • Audi
  • R8
  • 4.2 FSI quattro...
  • (This Variant is Discontinued)
Ex-Showroom Price
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Segment D D
Engine BMW TwinPower Turbo 4.2 FSI quattro
Displacement (cc) 1499 4163
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Transmission Automatic Automatic
No of Gears 6 7
Peak Power(BHP@RPM) 357/5800 316/7900
Peak Torque(Nm@RPM) 570/3700 430/6000
Mileage (City/Highway in KMPL) 40/45 10/12
Length (mm) 4689 4431
Width (mm) 1942 1904
Height (mm) 1298 1252
Ground Clearance (mm) 117 160
Wheelbase (mm) 2800 2650
Kerb Weight (kgs) 0 1635
Boot Space (L) N/A 600
Turning Radius (m) 0 6
Key Features    
Air ConditionerAir Conditioner Available Available
Climate controlClimate control Available Available
Central lockingCentral locking Available Available
CD PlayerCD Player Available Available
Power steeringPower steering Available Available
Power windowsPower windows Available Available
Steering Adjustment (Rake/Reach)Steering Adjustment (Rake/Reach) Available Available
Electrically Adjustable Driver SeatElectrically Adjustable Driver Seat Available Available
Steering Mounted ControlsSteering Mounted Controls Available Available
Rear AC ventRear AC vent Available Available
Remote Controlled BootRemote Controlled Boot Available Available
Rear wiperRear wiper Not Available Available
Leather seatsLeather seats Available Available
Electrically Adjustable MirrorsElectrically Adjustable Mirrors Available Available
Safety Features    
Anti-Lock Braking System(ABS)Anti-Lock Braking System(ABS) Available Available
AirbagAirbag Available Available
Parking SensorsParking Sensors Available Available
Traction controlTraction control Available Available
Fuel Capacity (L) 42 75
Seating Capacity 4 2
Wheels and Tyres    
Tyre Specs Front 215/45 R20 235/40 R18
Tyre Specs Rear 245/40 R20 285/35 R18

Compare BMW i8 vs Audi R8 on the basis of price, offers, detailed tech specs & other features. The price of BMW i8 1.5 Hybrid and Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro Manual starts at Rs. N/A and Rs. N/A respectively. The claimed mileage for the BMW i8 1.5 Hybrid is 40 kmpl and for the Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro Manual is 10 kmpl. In technical specifications, BMW i8 1.5 Hybrid is powered by 1499 cc engine whereas Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro Manual is powered by 4163 cc engine.

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