New developments during a conduct of a margin in Formula E: Debut for a next-generation Qualcomm Safety Car BMW i8 Coupé in Chile.

Santiago. The new Qualcomm Safety Car BMW i8 Coupé celebrated
a entrance on Thursday in a Chilean collateral Santiago (CHI). The car
will underline from a fourth competition in a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship, that will take place on Saturday. BMW i has been
“Official Vehicle Partner” given a initial Formula E deteriorate and is
now on lane with a subsequent era of a Qualcomm Safety Car BMW
i8 Coupé, braggadocio a operation of technical advances.


BMW works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist
(GBR), Alejandro Agag, owner and CEO of ABB FIA Formula E
Championship, MSAD Andretti Formula E Team Principals Roger
Griffiths and JF Thormann and Bruno Correira (POR), central Safety
Car driver, all attended a presentation. “I am gay to be here
in Santiago to attend a exhibit of a latest BMW i8, a Qualcomm
Safety Car for a electric travel racing series,“ pronounced Agag. “On
Saturday, we will applaud a initial book of a Antofagasta
Minerals Santiago E-Prix. When we initial started Formula E, many people
pronounced that this array would not have a future. BMW was among the
initial who non-stop a doors and believed in a championship. Ever
given a really initial competition in 2014, a Qualcomm Safety Car has sat
proudly during a front of a grid.”


Correira said: “Thank we to BMW i for bringing such a good livery
on my new Safety Car. The new seats and a hurl bar make a new car
a small bit lighter than a aged one. The opening and a distance of
a battery have been increased. All in all pushing a automobile is good fun.”


The new flagship of a BMW i automobile swift for a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship creates use of a “Qualcomm Halo Prototype Technology”
preliminary charging system. The complement uses no wire connectors and
charges this special BMW i8 Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 1.9
l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 14.0 kWh/100 km; total CO2
emissions: 42 g/km)* adult to 80 per cent in only one hour, with a
opening of 7.2 kilowatts. To do so, a Safety Car drives over a
special bottom plate, that immediately initialises a wireless
charging procedure. This saves time and effort, that can be vitally
critical during races on a Formula E weekend.


It is not only a preliminary charging complement that creates a Qualcomm
Safety Car BMW i8 Coupé opposite to a prolongation car. Other areas
embody a hurl bar, back wing and back induce done of CO fibre, a
front splitter, sports seats from a BMW M4 GTS (combined
consumption: 8.5 l/100 km; total CO2 emissions: 199 g/km)*, 4-point
belt, a roof-mounted vigilance light system, BMW M CO ceramic brakes
and a sports chassis.


Alongside a BMW i8 Coupé, a new BMW i3s (combined fuel
consumption: 0.0 l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 14.3 kWh/100
km; total CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)* as “Medical Car” and “Race
Director Car”, and a BMW X5 xDrive40e (combined fuel consumption:
3.4 to 3.3 l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 15.4 to 15.3 kWh/100
km; total CO2 emissions: 78 – 77 g/km)* as “Rescue Car” are partial of
a BMW i automobile swift in a ABB FIA Formula E Championship.


* The fuel expenditure and CO2 emissions total shown were
dynamic according to a European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in the
chronicle germane during a time of form approval. The total impute to
a car with simple pattern in Germany and a operation shown
considers a opposite distance of a comparison wheels and tires.

The CO2 efficiency specifications are dynamic according to
Directive 1999/94/EC and a Pkw-EnVKV, and formed (for classification)
on a fuel expenditure and CO2 values as per a NEDC cycle.