Posts Tagged bmw

Next Gen BMW 7 Series

Upcoming BMW 7-Series Borrows BMW i3, i8 Tech

Eventually, the all-new BMW 7 Series will get a plug-in hybrid powertrain, but for now the only announced powertrains are ICE-only. However, the next-generation 7 Series gets something else adopted straight from BMW’s electric car parts bin: carbon fiber. The extensive use of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in the structure of…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 8

BMW i3 Heat Map via Scott Lawrence Lawson‎

BMW i3 Heat Map U.S.

Courtesy of Scott Lawrence Lawson‎, a BMW i3 owner and creator of the i3 Owners Map, we present this heat map image with the following description from Lawson: “I have been playing with heatmaps for the i3 Owners Map data and have this image of the 650+ owners listed in…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 11

Isetta

Is The BMW i3 The New Isetta?

Over sixty years ago, BMW bought a then rights to produce a tiny little Italian car called the Isetta. It was a massive hit in Europe, selling over 160,000 units. It brought BMW back from the brink of bankruptcy. The Isetta was a cheeky, fun little car that, despite its 70…

2 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 48

BMW i3 Interior

BMW i3 Wins Ward’s 10 Best Interior Award

Only one plug-in vehicle was selected by Ward’s Auto for its “10 Best Interior Award” and that vehicle is the BMW i3. Here’s why Ward’s deems the i3 worthy of this award: The i3 electric vehicle comes across as the type of interior seen in concepts at auto shows, often…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 26

BMW i8 From Turner Motorsports

BMW i8 Project From Turner Motorsports

Turner Motorsport kicks off its BMW i8 project with a series of visual and body upgrades that aim to create a unique car on the road. First, the car gets a yellow vinyl wrap paired with striking blue accents and a set of blue wheels. The Forgeline AR1 Forged Wheels…

5 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 2

BMW i8

BMW i8 Review After 3 Months Behind The Wheel

BMW i8, 3 Months on the Road, An Owner’s Perspective. What this is not: A journalist review, half a day in a car and then an impartial but “I need to make this interesting” review about the car and it’s relation to a competitive set of cars. What this is:…

1 week ago by Peder Norby 42