Do We Need A BMW Mi8?

Evo put the BMW i8 against the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS PDK on track, only to be surprised by how much fun BMW's eco-supercar is despite making a few compromises in favor of better fuel economy. But what if the M division were to make a few modifications? » 3/25/15 3:36pm 3/25/15 3:36pm

Dubai Just Added A BMW i8 To Its Supercar Police Fleet

BMW i Remote Will Be The First Car App For The Apple Watch

It won't take much for developers to port existing iOS apps over to the Apple Watch, and it looks like BMW is the first out of the gate with its i Remote App for the i3 and i8. » 3/09/15 3:11pm 3/09/15 3:11pm

Driving The Crazy BMW i8 On Snow Is Like Drifting The Millennium Falcon

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. » 3/05/15 2:00pm 3/05/15 2:00pm

Has the market for the BMW i8 changed?

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… » 1/26/15 11:13am 1/26/15 11:13am

Watch The BMW i8 Destroy The M4 In A Drag Race

Maybe you're one of these people who regard the BMW i8 as a nice experiment, a silly three-cylinder hybrid designed to steal some Tesla sales, but not a real performance car like the BMW M4. You would be wrong. » 1/03/15 11:00am 1/03/15 11:00am

This Is The BMW M1 vs. i8 Track Showdown You've Been Waiting For

Come on. You know you've been wondering this since the BMW i8 came out. What's it like compared to the old BMW M1? » 12/01/14 11:55am 12/01/14 11:55am

The BMW i8 Is The True Successor To The Lamborghini Countach

Conventional wisdom (and Wikipedia) tell you that the Lamborghini Diablo is the successor to the Countach, but it's not. That's because the BMW i8 is. » 11/11/14 9:00pm 11/11/14 9:00pm

Ultimate Future Machine: Chris Harris on the BMW i8

BMW's i8 is both a car and a preview of the marque's future. This is fitting, because everyone who sees the i8 assumes it is, in fact, from the future. But before we deconstruct how the car is built and its singular driving manners, it's only right that we celebrate BMW's sheer chutzpah in building a production… » 10/30/14 10:34pm 10/30/14 10:34pm

The BMW i8S Might Be A 500 HP Centennial Supercar

Rumors have been swirling for some time that BMW may make a hotter version of their i8 futuremobile — and our highest rated car ever — to celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2016. Now, Georg Kacher at Automobile is adding even more fuel to the fire with a report on a "super i8" with more than 500 horsepower. » 10/22/14 10:48am 10/22/14 10:48am

See How The Corvette Stingray Stacks Up Against The Best Of Europe

When a C7 has to compete against everything Europe can throw at it from the fastest Renault hatchback to the crazy Ariel Atom 3.5R, it's a real shame the 2015 Z06 is not out yet. » 10/17/14 12:44pm 10/17/14 12:44pm

Here Come The Tasteless Tuner Versions Of The BMW i8

With its liberal use of carbon fiber and potent hybrid drivetrain, the BMW i8 is the car of the future. It is also, apparently, the future of tasteless exotic car modification. » 10/14/14 4:47pm 10/14/14 4:47pm

2015 BMW i8: The Jalopnik Review

The BMW i8 is the most significant and forward thinking car on the road today. This is BMW's vision of the future, and, for once, the future is no longer doom and gloom. The future is a positive, thrilling place. A place that we want to be. Don't be scared, gearheads, we're going to be ok. » 10/07/14 1:55pm 10/07/14 1:55pm

You Guys Know The BMW M1 Hommage Concept Is The BMW i8, Right?

Back in 2008, BMW came out with its M1 Hommage concept, which looked a bit liked a futuristic M1 and was very awesome indeed. Then BMW said they wouldn't make it, and everyone sighed. But no one seems to realize that the i8 is the M1 Hommage, just in production form. » 10/02/14 5:55pm 10/02/14 5:55pm

German Overengineeing Is Alive And Well In The BMW i8

The BMW i8 is a technological marvel, but it's also German, which means there's an insane amount of overengineering that goes into the simplest things. Here's what one Opponaut found out from a BMW "i tech", including how to open that supposedly unopenable hood. » 9/26/14 7:52pm 9/26/14 7:52pm

See how the BMW i8 is being manufactured

Curious how the innovative BMW i8 is being manufactured? BMW takes behind the scenes at the Leipzig plant and show us what it takes to create the sexy looking BMW i8. » 9/23/14 5:17pm 9/23/14 5:17pm

Hell Yes The BMW i8 Can Drift

The first thing you need to know about this video is that it's an ad for chipmaker Qualcomm. But it also features a BMW i8, racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr., and racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr. drifting a BMW i8. So it's cool. » 9/15/14 7:50pm 9/15/14 7:50pm