Could this beauty be what the future holds for the automotive industry? We sure hope so.

For starters, the BMW i8 Spyder sports a 131 hp electric motor pushing the front wheels while a 223 hp turbocharged gas three-cylinder powers the rear. This unique combination allows for front-wheel, rear-wheel, or all-wheel drive – your choice. Efficiency is an understatement, boasting 78 mpg, and speed is plentiful, clocking 0-62 mph in five seconds with a top speed of 155 mph.

Throw in a two-section folding roof, upward-opening doors, and two electric scooters under the rear glass panel… then you’ve got yourself a machine. Even if it is still just a concept.

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