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BMW i3s

2014 BMW i3 – Long Term Review

The BMW i3, A “Bulls-i” for the Bavarians. We just don’t know it yet. While the BMW i8 is the super-sultry twin sister that gets all the lustful gazes, the BMW i3 is a masculine stout machine geared for the gnarly bullring that is the city of today and tomorrow….

1 day ago by Peder Norby 31

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BMW i8: Long-Term Review

Part 2: 2014 BMW i8, Drivers Long Term Review 2014 Electronaut Edition BMW i8 Delivered, January 2015 Odometer, 14,396 *Editor’s Note: Check out Part 1 here. The BMW i8 is a Master’s work of industrial artistry, but is it a Supercar? By “Old Testament” petrol metrics the answer is no….

4 days ago by Peder Norby 22

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…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 2

MotorWeek | Road Test: 2016 Tesla Model X

MotorWeek Road Test Of 2016 Tesla Model X – Video

MotorWeek finally released its previously announced full road test of Tesla Model X. A gorgeous black P90D with black wheels makes for a pretty stunning appearance. It’s not a typical SUV, and the review is full of many positives as one might expect. MotorWeek does note some small disadvantages, such as…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 13

BMW i8 & BMW i3

2014 BMW i3 & i8 Long-Term Review – Part 1

Part One Our 2014 BMW i3 is now 2 years old with 25,000 miles. Our 2014 BMW i8 is 18 months old with 14,000 miles. How are the non identical twins holding up to life in Southern California’s “mega-region” of 25 million not so gentle souls? I’ll answer that question…

3 weeks ago by Peder Norby 2

Tesla Model X

2016 Tesla Model X Test Drive Review

As the Tesla Model X P90D inches its way towards the UK, Autocar took one for a test drive (in Germany) to check out whether or not it’s as impressive as the Model S. First impressions are mostly positive. Autocar offers the following points and opinions in regard to the Model X:…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 7

Tesla Model X P90DL

Top Gear Reviews Tesla Model X P90DL (w/video)

Fan remix of Top Gear’s Tesla Model X review footage from Critters on Vimeo After a somewhat controversial Tesla Roadster review (by former host Jeremy Clarkson) and the lack of any Tesla Model S reviews which the show was being re-tolled, BBC’s Top Gear is back with a new presenter…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 12

Tesla Model X

Car And Driver Tests Tesla Model X P90DL

Car and Driver achieved 77 MPGe during a recent test of the Tesla Model X P90DL. The car contains the largest battery that Tesla currently offers, a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which is rated to go 250 miles on a single charge. The Model X is AWD and boasts…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 13