Posts Tagged i8

Updated BMW i8 Coming With More HP On Tap

We all know that the BMW i3 got a new, upgraded battery this year (94 Ah/33 kWh). This follows earlier reports that both the i3 and the i8 would get updates going into 2017. Now, it’s the i8’s turn. The facelifted BMW i8 will see a powertrain upgrade, which will account…

10 months ago by Steven Loveday 19

BMW i8 Spyder Prototype On The Nurburgring – Video

At first, it’s not immediately evident that this is the Spyder version. However, upon closer inspection of the top of the car, it’s clear that this isn’t a standard i8. Video description (via YouTube/Supercarsfromeu): “This video features a BMW i8 SPYDER spied testing on the Nurburgring.” Some specs, background info,…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 1

Soccer Team Owner Buys All 19 Players A New BMW i8

When you’re worth billions, you can afford to buy more than one BMW i8. That’s precisely what Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha did for the 19 soccer players on the Leicester City squad who won the premier league title last year. The i8s, all in the team appropriate blue color,…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 26

BMW i8 Prototype Spotted Sporting Performance Upgrades

There’s been some recent chatter suggesting that a high-performance BMW i8 S is in the works and now Bimmertoday is suggesting that these images provide us with visual confirmation that an i8 S is in development. According to BimmerToday, this prototype belongs to BMW ans was spotted near the automaker’s…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 3

NASCAR BMW i8

NASCAR and plug-in electric cars? Not likely a match today, but definitely at some point in the future. Yasid Design created his rendered version of a NASCAR BMW i8. The car doesn’t exist in reality and is simply a mash up of a stock i8 and a more conventional NASCAR…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 3

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….

1 year ago by Peder Norby 22