Articles about BMW I8

Each one is a bespoke creation
This is it: The last BMW i8 cars have left Plant Leipzig, marking the end of the line for the German carmaker's high-powered hybrid sports car.End-of-production specs tend to be special, but what makes these even more
A tribute to the outgoing hybrid sports car
The BMW i8 will soon cease to be a thing. Production of the gorgeous two-door hybrid sports car will end in April, and if you need any more, BMW has some solace.Because BMW has released a new image gallery showing
What were the product planners thinking?
Nope, it's not for Top Gear alumnus Clarkson that this monstrosity was created. It was the creation of fashion designer Jeremy Scott, who apparently has a propensity to affix wings that sweep back about as gracefully as Donald Trump's hair
Hot damn
The paint job and Pandem bodykit are enough to give this RX-7 stares (plus the fact that it's an RX-7), but for us, the real highlight of this car is the three-rotor 20B sitting in the engine bay.
It’s a very diverse set of cars
This is the car that turned electric power from an oddball curio into a properly desirable object. By now, the Model S's achievements are basically hard-coded into every car person's psyche. We know it can out-drag supercars. We
This ‘Ultimate Sophisto’ special edition will be one of the last i8s we’ll see
This, ladies and gentlemen, is the BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition-and it makes us really very sad indeed.Now, it doesn't make us sad because it's a shameless example of slapping a different paint job on a car and
Which do you think has the best chance against the all-new 911?
You'll have digested the specs and photos of the new Porsche '992-gen' 911 here. Done that? Good. Now we can get into the nitty-gritty of what it'll go up against when it lands in 2019.See, the old
Not that it’ll ever see active duty...
Unfortunately, the Polizei-spec BMW i8 you see here isn't going into active service with Germany's finest. It's the work of tuner AC Schnitzer, and rather than pursuing baddies down the Autobahn, its purpose is to promote a national
As a driving tool, it is sublime
The BMW i8 looks amazingly radical. Minimal-drag shape-work for efficiency is artfully combined with flourishes of crowd-pleasing flamboyance. Even four years after it launched, the i8 remains spectacularly different to anything else out there. A junior supercar, stuffed with
Nothing but the most lavish for "Money"
In case you haven't heard, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is coming to town. "Money" is set to descend upon Manila following trips to several other countries in Asia. It seems the boxing champ is making the most out of his retirement, though
And it gets a power upgrade
BMW has-at last-shown off the i8 Roadster. Its development has been lengthy and its teaser campaign a bit drawn out, but finally the production version is here. It's been unveiled at the LA Auto Show, and while its styling
Will it be as pretty as the concept?
At least year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, BMW told us that it needed to build the i8 Spyder concept "as soon as possible." As soon as possible, it turns out, is 2018.Yup, these are the first photos
Aww
BMW tuner AC Schnitzer has, with much fanfare and many exclamation marks, revealed racing-driver Markus Oestreich lapped the Nürburgring in 8 minutes, 19.8 seconds in an i8 modified with its lowered suspension, lightweight alloy wheels, and aero kit.That'
From McLaren to Honda
Our automotive world has a symbiotic relationship with Thailand. Most of our cars are made and shipped from there. So when the Bangkok International Motor Show rolls around each year, we pay close attention to the cool cars on display. Then we
Bring it in already
There was no shortage of eye-catching metal at the latest Philippine International Motor Show. Yet despite being a few meters away from the stunning Toyota FT-1 and the sexy Lexus LC500h, BMW Philippines' centerpiece more than held its own.The
This might take some getting used to
You're about to switch lanes. To be extra careful, you glance at your side-view mirrors to ensure that there are no cars coming from the rear. But wait, something is different here: Instead of seeing the reflection of what's
No need to do it yourself
Autonomous driving, drones and the BMW i8 are three hot techy things of 2015. So as the year draws to a close, here's something slightly mad that combines all three. Meet the Rinspeed Etos.Swiss tuner Rinspeed is, of course, no
Hotel in China gets hybrid supercar
For most hotels, maintaining a fleet of vehicles to service their various clientele is a given. If it's a luxury hotel, this fleet is usually made up of some of the finest marques in the business. The popular Peninsula chain, for
See the complete list of winners
For three straight years, Ford's brilliant 1.0-liter EcoBoost motor reigned as International Engine of the Year. But BMW, no stranger to winning awards for its great engines, eclipsed Ford's mighty mill by a few points this year. In
For Consumer Electronics Show
From developing laser-light technology for the i8 hybrid sports car, BMW is now presenting at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas an update to the system, which, integrated with assistance systems and vehicle sensors, "can be used to implement
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