BMW will be showing the production version of the new i8 plug-in hybrid supercar at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This will be BMW’s second product in the i lineup. Automotive New Europe did a report and stated that BMW is expecting its largest market to be the United States, United Kingdom and Germany. The mega-market that is China might not adapt easily to the hybrid supercar.
There will be a simultaneous rollout of the i8 among 50 different countries. The US is said to be the biggest market for the i8, but nobody has give even a rough estimate of what percentage of sales they predict to come from the US. The i8 should arrive in showrooms around the world in about nine months.
The 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show takes place this September. It will run from September 10 until September 22, 2013. It is open to the public from the 14th until the 22nd of September.