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.
Not really that much different, huh?
We've talked a lot about the new BMW i8 recently, but one thing we haven't discussed is the dark, dirty secret about its rear bumper: it's a secret tribute to the Porsche 911. At least that's the speculation. You can decide based on the picture.
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.
Luggage space in the BMW i8 is abysmal. But Louis Vuitton is here to save your weekend jaunt to Monaco with a five-piece set that costs $20,000 — a 15 percent premium over the $135k base price of the i8 — and it doesn't even levitate.
Well, since BMW revealed what the i8's key fob will look like, it got me thinking, what in your opinion is the best key fob?
After leaving most car enthusiasts wondering what's next when it introduced the all electric BMW i3, BMW released some details about the upcoming plug-in hybrid i8. At a test track showing off the sports car, BMW revealed that the i8 will be the first car to use Gorilla Glass for its windows.
Jalopnik reader Balazs Hornok snapped BMW’s plug-in hybrid i8 prototype in trippy Van Gogh camo a few blocks from Munich’s main railway station.
We've seen the BMW's extraterrestrial i8 winter testing before, but that was nothing but a concept car frolicking in the snow. This time it looks like the real deal, gullwing doors and all.
This video of the BMW i8 caught winter testing in Sweden proves a few things: The $150,000 plug-in hybrid sports car is radically short. And cold weather can do a number on your bladder.
You know what's wrong with most engines? The transmission is forced to take the power from the end of the crankshaft. But, hey, what if you were to take the power out of the middle of the crank? Transverse-mounted I8!