A look at the acceleration between the BMW i8 in Sport Mode and the Tesla Model S P85D in Insane Mode.
Guests at The Peninsula Shanghai can now experience the excitement of the BMW i8 for themselves after the five-star hotel added the award winning, innovative sports car to its fleet. This is a further step in the BMW Group’s strategy to encourage sustainable mobility and is being fully supported by The Peninsula, Shanghai which has installed public charging stations compatible with all electric cars standardized for China.
The move is part of the BMW Group’s efforts actively to promote electric mobility in China and comes … CONTINUED
Can Merc’s new V8 bruiser stick it to BMW’s hybrid and the screamingly rapid Porsche? That’s the question Top Gear asks in this head to head drive review.
An unfortunate incident involving a BMW i8 just occurred in Mexico, where an i8 was flipped during a test drive by a journalist.
Some BMW i5 rumors, speculation and a rendering by Automobile.
A BIMMERPOST member reports that the laser lights for the BMW i8 will begin appearing in the US in November.
Four wins in the latest International Engine of the Year Awards plainly demonstrate the BMW Group
BMW is working on a performance version of the BMW i8. Frank van Meel, head of BMW M said so in an interview with Autovisie
The performance version of the i8 will not be developed in cooperation with BMW M, according to Van Meel. “That’s because BMW M wasn’t involved in the development of the i8, which is essential for M.” “Moreover, the i8 is not developed as being a supercar, but as comfortable sports car, which you can use daily.” Another senior official says … CONTINUED
BMW plans to build a battery-powered SUV/crossover in the U.S. as a rival to the upcoming Tesla Model X, a German business magazine said.
The plan to build the crossover at BMW’s plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is awaiting board approval, Wirtschaftswoche reported, citing company sources. A BMW spokesman told Automotive News Europe that the report was
Our first i8 owner taking BMW Performance Center Delivery in Spartanburg, SC!
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Being a car enthusiast in the 21st century brings with it an interesting duality: one typically develops a love for technology and science in a pursuit of better understanding of a modern car
BMW of North America announced its support of NYC Parks for its TreesCount! 2015 program with a donation of 20 BMW i3 vehicles. With these BMW i3 vehicles, TreesCount! staff and volunteers can easily travel throughout the five boroughs to map more than 600,000 street trees, helping to ensure a greener future for the City of New York, its residents and visitors.
BMW deepened its commitment to sustainability with the 2014 launches of the all-electric BMW i3 and BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid sports car. … CONTINUED
BMW i8 by AC Schnitzer
The Manhart BMW i8 drag races against a C63 AMG and 911 GT3.
BMW has reportedly decided to kill several projects that were started under outgoing CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer.
According to Automobile’s sources, these doomed models include the 9-Series Coupe, the Z2 Roadster, the i8S and the highly-anticipated M8 which was rumored to be a modern day successor to the iconic M1.
While the news is unfortunate, the cancellations haven’t affected the i5 which is scheduled to be green-lighted in October. It will reportedly ride on the company’s new rear-wheel drive platform and be about as long as … CONTINUED
Check out the Turner Project i8, an ongoing project car by Turner Motorsports.
From BMW insider Scott26:
The next BMW i model will be a four door interpretation of a BMW Sedan.
Conceptual work is underway to provide a first look at how BMW see the Sport Sedan progress for the future with the first appearance in concept form being the highlight of the 100th Centenary of BMW in 2016 where all BMW and BMW sub-Brands will celebrate in their own way.
The new vehicle owes much to the original Vision EfficientDynamics concept car in that it packages itself for … CONTINUED