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When a brand like BMW gets in the plug-in hybrid business more is expected than just good fuel economy. For over a $100,000, buyers will expect to also get a breath-taking design, a powerful engine, comfort, and the latest technology. Arriving in the spring of 2015, the BMW i8 delivers on all fronts. The first luxury plug-in hybrid from the German icon uses a turbocharged three-cylinder gas engine that drives the rear axis and an all-electric motor that drives the front axis. Combined these two engines allow the i8 to get fuel efficiency of 76 mpge and go zero to 60 in 4.2 seconds. Experts say the complicated powertrain offers the sporty driving experience expected from BMW. Throughout the low-emissions sedan is the most cutting edge technology to match the envelope-pushing engine.