Tuned BMW i8

Tuned BMW i8 Cranks Out Over 400 Hp – Video

BR-Performance now offers two stages of tune for the BMW i8. The Stage 1 tune, described as a “safe” tune, takes the BMW i8 to 400 HP combined, up from stock at 362 HP. Torque increases too from the stock rating of 420 pound-feet to 479 pound-feet. The Stage 2…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 7

Soccer Star Michael Owen Test Drives BMW i8

Soccer Star Michael Owen Test Drives BMW i8 (w/video)

Former Liverpool and England soccer star Michael Owen recently tested out the BMW i8. The impressions from the plug-in newbie are quite positive: “It looks sporty and you’ve got the calm, cooling influence of the electric side of things. But when you turn to the sport side it’s like an…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 2

BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance

BMW Introduces Plug-In 740e, 740Le And 740Le xDrive – Specs

BMW is introducing its plug-in hybrid drive system to the 7 Series (on top of the previously offered X5 xDrive40e, BMW 330e and BMW 225xe). There are three versions of the electrified 740: BMW 740e iPerformance (standard wheelbase) BMW 740Le iPerformance (long wheelbase) BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance (long wheelbase, all-wheel…

7 days ago by Mark Kane 27

BMW i8: Official FIA Formula E Qualcomm Safety Car, Season 2015/2016

Autocar Tests BMW i8 Formula E Safety Car

Autocar recently tested one of the two Formula E safety cars – the BMW i8, which turns out to also serve as a test bed for the upcoming (and updated) version of the BMW plug-in sportscar in 2017. There are no official details, but according to the Autocar, we can state…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 3