By Matt Schmitz on December 5, 2012
It may look like something out of near-future sci-fi, but the BMW i8 Spyder concept's future as a production car is nearer than it seems. The automaker has said it will build the high-performance hybrid plug-in by 2014. BMW has even brought some of its space-age features a bit more down to earth in preparation.
Interior features, from tech to color schemes, now more closely resemble their production counterparts. While the convertible Spyder lacks a backseat, it's unlikely drivers will think long about that as they accelerate from zero to 62 mph while enjoying a 94 mpg combined rating. Check out the gallery below.
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