West Coast Customs Makes BMW i3 And i8 Duo Look Like Spaceships

If you want to make a car stand out, you head to West Coast Customs, the tuning shop made famous by Pimp My Ride.

Recently, the customizer was handed the keys to both a BMW i8 and a BMW i3 and set about modifying them so they almost perfectly match and really stand out on the road.

The most obvious point of difference between the duo and a regular i3 or i8 are the satin blue chrome wraps adorning both. That eye-catching color has then been complemented by a set of curved, chrome Lexani Wheels, bright enough to make the hybrid BMWs look like they’ve been pulled off the set of a sci-fi film.

Alongside the chrome wheels, both cars feature some small chrome accents around the kidney grilles and badges.




  • TheBelltower

    Love the color. But the wheels are incredibly cheesy.

  • Andrewthecarguy

    Not sure how much you were paid to write this, but what they’ve done to these cars will def mean enthusiasts will stay away from WCC.
    I could replicate what they did, although I have better taste so, NO.

  • Six_Tymes

    they look wrapped with ugly wheels that Match Perfectly

  • Polyester Poontang

    The wheels inspired by Fuhrer Trump.

  • DJ

    Not so much space ship. But defiantly better then all the neon blue on the stock cars. They look more like real cars then playschool toys.

  • dean

    west coast = piece of crap, always has, always will………………

  • alexxx

    Where ever I look I see haters….

  • Shtekeris

    Wrap with cheap looking wheels. Cool. Next!

  • JJ

    From the feedback from people that have had a West Coast ‘makeover’ it’s great for the first instagram post, and from there it just falls apart.

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Ugh. Extra AF.

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