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3 Special Edition BMW i8s Will Be Sold In U.S.

Goodness, BMW and its iBrand special editions already! Continuing the tradition of seemingly ‘limitless’ limited edition versions of low volume offerings, BMW has introduced three more Special Editions of the i8 in the U.S. – with special paint and interior tweaks. The prices stands at $143,400 (plus $995 D&H). Protonic Dark…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 8

Angela Merkel: Germany Must Invest Heavily In Electric Cars

Chancellor Angela Merkel, while visiting Daimler’s ACCUMOTIVE’s battery plant in Kamenz, said that Germany must invest more heavily into electric vehicles, to ensure the country is not left behind (somewhat ironically, considering the German government’s recent and fairly lackluster EV rebate of up to  €4,000 for BEVs/ €3,000 for PHEVs, but 50%…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 37

Tesla Model S P85+ Versus BMW i3 – Race Video

It’s not your typical Tesla-killing-a-supercar drag race video. It is a drag race though. This one features an older Tesla Model S P85+ against a BMW i3. Unexpectedly perhaps, the i3 appears to get the slightest of jumps off the line. This is likely due to its curb weight that…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 16

Driver’s Training Offered Behind Wheel Of BMW i8

Learning to drive behind the wheel of a BMW i8 is now apparently reality thanks to a driver’s education school in the UK. What could possibly go wrong? Car Throttle reports: “Bill Plant Driving School has equipped the 357bhp hybrid with dual controls, which will allow an instructor to hit…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 4

BMW i3 Rendered With Slight Tweaks

Most of the changes will come under the hood. BMW has been saying for years now that it plans to refresh and restyle its i3 electric hatch. So far, we haven’t seen it. But if this new rendering is any indication, it should be a very light update. Using spy…

1 month ago by Jeff Perez 20

BMW i5 Cancelled?

The company needs new flexible platform. Another day, another BMW i5 rumor. Last month Auto Bild reported the third model in the i lineup of the Bavarian brand is in the pipeline and is scheduled for a debut by the end of the decade, but now several sources claim the…

1 month ago by Anthony Karr 0