Showing posts in the category of BMW i8

BMW M4 Coupe Meets The i8 On The Drag Strip


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Old school vs the shape of things to come: this is bound to be interesting.

BMW i8 Rolled Over By Cement Mixer Truck In California


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In what can only be described as a freak accident, a BMW i8 was rolled over by a cement mixer truck in Newport Beach, California this morning, yet amazingly, no one was killed.

BMW i8-Based Rinspeed Etos Concept To Make Euro Debut In Geneva


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Rinspeed will bring their self-driving Etos concept to Geneva for the first public appearance of the BMW i8-based creation in Europe.

BMW Gives i8 A New Color With Protonic Red Limited Edition


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For the first time ever, but only for a limited period, BMW’s i8 hybrid sports car will be available in a red finish with the new Protonic Red special edition.

BMW i8 Spyder Delayed Until 2017 Or 2018


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The upcoming production-spec i8 Spyder has reportedly been pushed back for a number of reasons.

BMW Abu Dhabi Welcomes White & Java Green i8


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BMW's Abu Dhabi dealership has been known to host quite a few special Bimmers from time to time, and none is more unique than the i8 hybrid.

BMW i8 Recalled Over Stability Control Issue...16 Affected


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BMW has announced that it will recall 16 examples of the popular 2015 i8 hybrid sports car due to an issue with the stability control system.

BMW i Vision Future Interaction Is A Roofless, Doorless i8 With Fancy Screens Inside


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The BMW i Vision Future Interaction concept is basically a revisited i8 Spyder concept which lost its doors and gained a lot of new tech on the airy inside.

Teen Singer Austin Mahone's BMW i8 Gets Crazy New Wrap And Wheels


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If you haven't heard of teenage singer Austin Mahone, then here are two things you need to know.

For starters, he is much like Justin Bieber in that his singing talents were discovered online and since, he's broken into the mainstream world of music. Of most interest to us, however, are the number of cars he owns.

BMW i8 Clad In Other-Worldly Bodykit By Niche Japanese Tuner Energy Motor Sport


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With its hybrid supercar, BMW was the exception to the most automaker's practice of releasing a concept car to preview a new model and then toning the eventual production car down massively.

Rinspeed Unveils BMW i8-Based Σtos Concept [w/Video]


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After teasing the concept back in October, Switzerland-based Rinspeed took the wraps off the „Ʃtos“ hybrid sports car ahead of its official premier at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

BMW Rules Out Supercar For Centenary Next Year


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For quite some time, rumours have been circulating that for BMW's centenary celebrations next year, the German automaker will unveil a high-performance supercar to sit above the i8 in its range.

Unfortunately for those wishful thinkers that thought such a car would become a reality, it seems unlikely that it will.

New BMW i8 Spyder Concept Heading To CES 2016


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BMW will reveal a new Spyder concept based on the i8 hybrid sports car at the CES 2016, previewing essentially the production version.

Colorful Modified BMW i8 By Turner Motorsport Is Up For Sale


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While BMW’s standard choice of colors for the BMW i8 does wonders to make it look cool and futuristic, there are definitely other ways to go as well. Take this example breathed over by Turner Motorsport and its unusual choice of finish.

Unique Showroom Dedicated To BMW i Models Opens In Japan


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We all know BMW’s “i” brand is strong, but it seems that its unique eco nature could make it a standalone marque.

BMW i8 Looks Almost Static In Drag Race Against Tesla Model S P85D


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After showing you the dashboard displays of the Tesla Model S P85D and BMW i8 side by side under acceleration, in which the Tesla edged out in front, we now have an actual drag race between the two.

Racing From a Distance: Tesla Model S P85D & BMW i8 Go 0-200 km/h


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Ever wonder how the wonderful BMW i8 compares to the "Starship Enterprise" itself, the Tesla Model S P85D when it comes to accelerating from 0 to 200 km/h (124 mph)? Here's your answer.

BMW’s i8-Based Hydrogen Prototype Sounds Like It Just Got Back From The Future


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If a modern retake on the classic Back to the Future movies was shot right now, the perfect vehicle to use would be this BMW i8-based hydrogen prototype.

They wouldn’t even need to dub sound over it since it already sounds like something from a sci-fi movie.

Shanghai Hotel Adds BMW i8 To Its Service Fleet


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The Peninsula Shanghai has become the world’s first five-star hotel to feature a BMW i8 in its fleet.

BMW Showcases i8 and 5-Series GT Fuel Cell Prototypes


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Alongside a 2-Series Active Tourer Plug-In Hybrid prototype which we’ll cover shortly, BMW has presented i8 and 5-Series GT prototypes with hydrogen fuel cell powertrains, as well as a 1-Series prototype fitted with Direct Water Injection technology.