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i8 Coupe (2018)

BMW

i8 Coupe (2018)

Battery
12 kWh
Connector
Type 2
Charge Speed
9 mph
Range
32 miles

Overview

BMW certainly knows how to turn heads with the i8 to create a vibrant and smooth driving electric sports car. This vehicles hybrid powertrain with two electric motors and petrol engine offers superb seamless plug-in electric/petrol driving, with all-wheel drive.

The whole package sets new standards for sports vehicles. Compacting a 1.5 litre turbocharged petrol engine, the i8's tuned to produce 228bhp.

The BMW i8’s electric motors then add another 141bhp, combining with the petrol engine for a 0-62mph impressive sprint time of 4.4 seconds. The BMW i8 is rechargeable in around 3 hours from a home 7kW EV charger.

Method
kW
Typical location
Charging time (empty to full)
Standard three-pin plug
2.3 kW
Home
5.2 hours
Dedicated home charging point
7.4 kW
Home
1.6 hours
Fast charger
22 kW
Home/Work
0.5 hours

Charging rates shown are typically from 0-80% this is due to decreasing charging rates after 80% set by the vehicle to preserve battery life and efficiency.

Charging the BMW i8

Silver BMW i8 parked stationary near mountain

Charging has never been easier, the BMW i8 uses the Type 2 charging connector. This is the most common connector type, luckily all of our EV chargers are Type 2 compatible.

Our recommendations below will allow you to find the best suited EV charger for the BMW i8.

Our friendly experts are on hand to help find your perfect charge point, if you have any questions you can contact us here.

BMW i8 Coupe Charge Points | Fully installed EV Chargers

Ohme ePod

Ohme ePod

ePod

Ohme ePod

installed from

£960.00

or £20.00/month

  • 7kW
  • Untethered
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Ohme

Ohme

Home Pro

Ohme

installed from

£978.00

or £20.38/month

  • 7kW
  • Tethered
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evec

evec

EV Charger

evec

installed from

£899.00

or £20.87/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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Easee One

Easee One

Charging Robot

Easee One

installed from

£979.00

or £22.73/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Untethered
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Hypervolt

Hypervolt

Home Pro 3 Charger

Hypervolt

installed from

£1,086.00

or £25.21/month

  • 7kW
  • Tethered
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Tesla

Tesla

Wall Connector Gen 3

Tesla

installed from

£1,050.00

or £24.38/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
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Pod Point

Pod Point

Solo 3

Pod Point

installed from

£969.00

or £22.50/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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Project EV

Project EV

Smart PRO Earth

Project EV

installed from

£899.00

or £20.87/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Untethered
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Wallbox Pulsar Max

Wallbox Pulsar Max

Smart - compact

Wallbox Pulsar Max

installed from

£949.00

or £22.03/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
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Zappi from myenergi 2.1 (Wi-Fi)

Zappi from myenergi 2.1 (Wi-Fi)

eco - smart EV charger

Zappi from myenergi 2.1 (Wi-Fi)

installed from

£1,100.00

or £25.51/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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BMW i8 Coupe (2018) Energy tariff comparison

Weekly mileage

192Miles per week

10000Miles per year

E.ON Eco 7 Electricity

Standing Charge:45.86p / day

Peak Rate:42.25p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:13.88p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:11pm - 8am

5.21p

Per Mile

£1.67

Per Charge

£521.00

Per Year

Electric Drivers Feb 2024

Standing Charge:48p / day

Peak Rate:40.17p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:15p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12am - 5am

5.63p

Per Mile

£1.80

Per Charge

£563.00

Per Year

Better Energy

Standing Charge:46.68p / day

Peak Rate:38.22p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:38.22p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:N/A

14.33p

Per Mile

£4.59

Per Charge

£1433.00

Per Year

Green Driver 7-hour

Standing Charge:56.34p / day

Peak Rate:50.55p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:34.05p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12am - 7am

12.77p

Per Mile

£4.09

Per Charge

£1277.00

Per Year

E5, GoElectric 35

Standing Charge:45.86p / day

Peak Rate:47.31p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:6.9p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12am - 5am

2.59p

Per Mile

£0.83

Per Charge

£259.00

Per Year

Octopus Go Green, October 2022

Standing Charge:44.22p / day

Peak Rate:41.11p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:15.46p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12.30am - 04.30am

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5.80p

Per Mile

£1.86

Per Charge

£580.00

Per Year