Compare 2017 BMW i8 vs 2017 McLaren 570GT

2017 BMW i8
2017 McLaren 570GT
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Select style
Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
i8 Coupe N/A N/A $133,860 $143,400
Select style
Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
570GT Coupe 16 23 N/A $201,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$133,860
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$143,400
$201,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2390 / month
$3358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 BMW i8 is a stunning coupe with gull-wing doors that hides a slew of advanced technology, though the design may render its energy-efficient plug-in hybrid powertrain all but irrelevant.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
32.4 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
28.2 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 82.5
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 65.9
Length, Overall (in)
184.9 178.4
Height, Overall (in)
50.8 47.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.8 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.7 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 14.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.1 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 40.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/40YR20 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45YR20 P225/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3455 3296
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 10
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
420 443 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 3.8 L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
357 @ 5800 562 @ 7500
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
76 -
Battery Range (mi)
15 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 16
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 2.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.51 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.48
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.91
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.46 3.98
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 3.30
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.90
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW i8 McLaren 570GT
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone

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