The BMW i8 is a unique car from the future designed to work perfectly in the present. It might not have the all-electric range of a Tesla, but it drives like a sports car, looks like a supercar and offers the same comfort as a regular BMW. What do you need to know before you buy a BMW i8? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you…
BMW confirmed the i8 Roadster for 2018, plans to double the the i3's battery capacity for 2017 and announced plans to dominate the autonomous scene as well. They will also keep on working on hydrogen cars, while after 2020, we are getting a new electric model called the iNEXT—plus a bigger X7 SUV, finally.
BMW’s new Protonic Red Edition i8 looks much better in the flesh than on those flat factory photos. It’s super cool.
California Highway Patrol says a cement truck collided with a small pickup in Newport Beach, CA this morning causing carnage across multiple lanes. The cement truck crushed this BMW i8 electric sports car as it toppled to a halt.
Finally, here’s an i8 from BMW wearing a warm color. It will have to be faster than the silver ones, no question about it. It’s called Protonic Red, and that can’t be slow.
Buttons? Knobs? Voice commands? BMW’s trying to move past all that stuff when it comes to in-car controls via gesture control, which the German automaker has even debuted on the all-new 7-Series sedan. Now it takes all that to another level at CES with a BMW i8 concept. Also, it has no roof! Or doors!
You know what we haven’t seen in about a week? A really good look at the upcoming Bugatti Chiron supercar that is supposedly under wraps until it drops in Geneva in March of next year. No worries — we’ve got a brand new video of two Chiron prototypes. Is Bugatti even trying?
Any concerns you may have had about the hybrid BMW i8 being only a sports car with supercar looks need to be relinquished, because the carbon-fiber BMW of the future is about to be packed and powered by the engine out of the M6 — a 4.4 liter V8.
I only got a BMW i8 for the weekend, so instead of taking it to a track or anything over the top like that, I decided to turn the whole experience into an extended Children’s Day, sort of.
I wanted to chat about the future of electric mobility with the man who knows about it all: Henrik Wenders, Head of BMW’s i division. He turned out to be a down to earth guy who believes cities without noise and air pollution is a vision worth working for. Talk about being at the right place!
The Dubai Police's Aventador, Veyron, and assorted other superluxury cars just got a new companion: a BMW i8 done up in the now-famous green and white livery.
The BMW i8 is like no other car on the road. Kids see it and think the Millennium Falcon just arrived. Adults think they've time traveled. So how is the Millennium Falcon at some good old fashioned snow drifting? That's what we found out on the second episode of Neat Stuff In Cool Cars.
A 2014 $147,000 Sophisto Grey BMW i8 sold for $140,000 at Barrett Jackson auction just held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Considering many dealers are asking substantially over sticker for the i8, this could mark a big shift in the market. The i8 that crossed the block at Barrett Jackson had 750 miles on the ODO and…
Well, we know the i8 can out-drag an M4 if all the stars are aligned, but how about it when it needs to corner, too?