German tuning firm, Manhart, has posted teasers of its supposed upcoming BMW i8. Though these are just photoshopped images for now, it appears that they plan to maintain the factory exterior while adding bright dashes of paints on some accent pieces, as well as aftermarket wheels and lowering the suspension.
The more important question is what, if any, performance modification plans the tuner has for the i8. That should be answered in time.
BIMMERPOST member and i8 owner shares some tips and observations after 880 miles with the car.
To most, the BMW i8 already features a highly stylized modern design, but German Special Customs, a designer of aftermarket exteriors and interiors, thinks that they can do better. They’ve released these renderings of their planned “iTron” kit for the i8.
Jalopnik scores the BMW i8 a 92/100 in their latest review. Their score composite:
Their wrap-up: On performance and price, the i8 technically competes with cars like the Audi R8, Porsche 911, Mercedes-AMG GT, Corvette, and others of that ilk. But in the real world, this is like flying an F22 Raptor in 1945. Compared to everything else in its class, the i8 feels like … CONTINUED
Beautiful post-delivery pics of a beautiful i8, from The Netherlands.
Beautiful night time photoshoot featuring the BMW i8, M6 and M4.
With the BMW i Wallbox Pro – the second home charging station in the BMW i 360º ELECTRIC portfolio for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles – zero-emission electric mobility is set to become an even more attractive option. The BMW i Wallbox Pro offers a faster charging rate than the BMW i Wallbox Pure and even more user-friendly operation, as well as innovative options for vehicle charging with home-generated electricity and smart home integration. The BMW i Wallbox Pro is available as an Original … CONTINUED
The BMW i8 may be a halo status car, but that doesn’t mean everyone who buys intends for it to only serve those purposes.
BMW i8 owner Pitkis wastes little time in placing his BMW i8 onto the track and he shares his experience with us inside.
The BMW M4 and i8 participate in Motor Trend’s World’s Greatest Drag Race 4, which contains all 10 contenders from Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car competition.
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the new 2015 BMW i8 around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car. The i8 placed 8th in this year’s competition.
Sport Auto test driver Christian Gebhardt navigates the BMW i8 around the Hockenheim (short track) in 1:15.0.
At the same time, they ran the Boxster in 1:14.9 and Jaguar F-Type in 1:15.2.
Congrats to our very first US i8 owner, from Houston Texas.
Watch the official Formula E Safety Car, the BMW i8, move like you’ve never seen – pulling out some impressive drifts and slides.
The BMW i8 represents a significant shift in the way people view hybrid sports cars. EVO’s Henry Catchpole takes a look at the recent history of hybrid and electric cars, and ponders what the future holds for the performance car.
When the inaugural season of the new FIA Formula E Championship gets underway in Beijing (CN) on 13th September, BMW will also be involved as the Official Vehicle Partner. The BMW i8, the low-emission hybrid, will be employed as the safety car in the forward-looking all-electric single-seater series. Two fully-electric and therefore zero-emission BMW i3 models will take on the role of the medical car and extraction car respectively.
“From 2014, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) is breaking new ground with the FIA Formula E … CONTINUED
The high-tech futuristic hybrid BMW i8 goes up against the more traditional Porsche 911 Carrera S. Which will win? Results in video.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member Quilucru on the delivery of his Crystal White i8, our second owner and first owner in Switzerland!