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
The high-tech futuristic hybrid BMW i8 goes up against the more traditional Porsche 911 Carrera S. Which will win? Results in video.
Filming for Mission Impossible 5 is underway in Morocco and a fleet of F80 M3 is on set. The new M3 has already been spotted in action scenes and it looks like it will appear in the action movie in Silverstone II color.
This ... CONTINUED
BBMW of North America will introduce a new campaign, BMW Innovations, which will highlight how the range of BMW vehicles share several key technology features with the visionary BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid high-performance vehicle. The BMW i8, with the “i” standing for innovation, ... CONTINUED
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member Quilucru on the delivery of his Crystal White i8, our second owner and first owner in Switzerland!
Congrats to our very first (and very lucky) BMW i8 owner!!
Pitkis shares his initial impressions and photos with his fellow BIMMERPOST members:
Ok, I just couple hours ago collected my i8. Dealer was Bavaria Solna in Stockholm, Sweden. I have photos about the car ... CONTINUED
Via FIA: The all-electric FIA Formula E Championship has today confirmed that its course cars for the inaugural season will be fitted with Qualcomm Halo wireless charging technology.
With the final specification of car set to be announced shortly, the championship’s technical team took advantage ... CONTINUED
Legends of the Autobahn is a “Celebration of German Automotive Engineering” concours for the BMWCCA, M-BCA, and Audi Club NA. Motorsport is the theme of this year’s concours and BMW showed up in full force with their BMW.Williams FW22 Formula One car, the 1999 ... CONTINUED
On Saturday evening, August 16, in celebration of the U.S. arrival of the revolutionary BMW i8, Jay Leno and Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, presented a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition, which was then auctioned off for $825,00, ... CONTINUED
And here are the very first BMW i8 cars delivered to their owners -- at Pebble Beach weekend.
BMW Delivers First BMW i8 Sports Cars in the U.S. at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
Chef Thomas Keller, Roger Penske and Rick Hendrick Among the First to Take Delivery of the Revolutionary BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ - August 15, 2014… Today, BMW delivered ... CONTINUED
Great test drive impressions of the BMW i8 from a Ferrari and Lotus owner.
I first saw the BMW i8 at the Canary Wharf Motor Expo a few weeks ago. I don’t pay attention to BMWs, so had missed all news of this ... CONTINUED
Jeremy Clarkson reviews the BMW i8 hybrid electric sports coupe.
Verdict: 4 out of 5 Stars and "Green as a Prius, desirable as a Ferrari."
The BMW i8 build your own configurator has hit the BMWUSA website.
In celebration of the US arrival of the BMW i8, the world’s most innovative sports car, a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, ahead of the official fall sale date. ... CONTINUED
The BMW Group increased sales volume, revenues and Group earnings in both the second quarter and the first half of 2014, thereby continuing its successful business development.
Group revenues increased in the second quarter by 1.8% to reach € 19,905 million (2013: € 19,552 million) ... CONTINUED