Large-scale manufacturing of cars made with lightweight carbon fiber is moving closer to reality as costs start to fall, according to a materials-development group that has BMW AG as a partner.
MAI Carbon Cluster Management GmbH, a research effort supported by Germany's federal government, businesses ... CONTINUED
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 ... CONTINUED
BIMMERPOST member and i8 owner shares some tips and observations after 880 miles with the car.
Overall sales of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles have continued to grow, making it the BMW Group’s best ever September. A total of 199,799 vehicles were delivered to customers, an increase of 5.3% on the same month last year (189,664). The first three quarters ... CONTINUED
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:
Exterior: 10/10Interior: 9/10Acceleration: 9/10Braking: 8/10Ride: 8/10Handling: 8/10Gearbox: 9/10Toys: 10/10Audio: 9/10Value: 12/10
Their wrap-up: On performance and price, the i8 technically competes with ... CONTINUED
Beautiful post-delivery pics of a beautiful i8, from The Netherlands.
Beautiful night time photoshoot featuring the BMW i8, M6 and M4.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 8.6 percent in September for a total of 25,586 compared to 23,568 vehicles sold in September, 2013. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 11.3 percent on sales of 236,591 compared to 212,565 sold in the first nine months ... 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 ... CONTINUED
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.
Today, BMW Group celebrated the official opening of its newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore. The facility will serve 96 dealers within the Central and Eastern regions of BMW’s dealer network. Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, and ... CONTINUED
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 ... CONTINUED