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?
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?
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.
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…
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.