2017 Northwest Green Car of the Year

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Performance Hybrid
Where most hybrids on the road are designed around fuel efficiency, the i8 is more about performance. This all-wheel-drive sport coupe features a 228-horsepower 3-cylinder turbo engine that drives the rear wheels, while the front wheels get motivation from a 129-horsepower electric motor. Combined output of 357 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque moves the AWD i8 to 60 mph in around 4 seconds. And BMW has somehow made this 3-cylinder engine sound like a V8.

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