Wheels Gone Wrong? BMW i8 Sports Red Vossen Wheels

JUN 20 2015 BY ELECTRICCARSTV 10

Probably Not The Right Wheel For This Car

Probably Not The Right Wheel For This Car

It’s shocking how much a wheel swap can change the entire appearance of a car…for better, or worse.

Spotted at the Miami Beach Concours, this BMW i8 wears huge red Vossen wheels and we think the overall look of this i8 has taken a turn for the worse simply due to poor wheel color selection.

But, to each their own, right?

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10 Comments on "Wheels Gone Wrong? BMW i8 Sports Red Vossen Wheels"

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jimjam
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jimjam

Yea, That Go Cart Doesn’t Need anymore Help ….It’s Pretty Hard On the EYES Stock from the Factory….

michael
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michael

+1

The wheels are innocent.

The i8 is “Citr├┤en concept car” ugly. Not quite “Gumpert ugly”, but close. BMW has often embraced odd styling to gain attention in special products. Not in their mainstream line lately, but I respect their willingness to take risks.

offib
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offib

Nooooooooope!

philip d
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philip d

Yeah, but when you open the hatch does it have an lcd screen and a Playstation?

AlanSqB
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AlanSqB

They look much worse in that picture than they do in the video. It’s not my style, but I can see the RC car look they were going for and its kind of fun.

I prefer the blacked/greyed out stealth look myself, but I do realize that this style is becoming a bit dated already.

Mister G
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Mister G

I like it!

jelloslug
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jelloslug

Money can’t buy taste.

John
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John

I think everyone is missing the point.
I think the owner chose wheels that would get the car noticed.

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

And ANYTHING that gets EV’s noticed, for now, is a good thing.

“OMG, Look at those wheels!”
“Holy crap…it’s plugged in!”
“What IS that?”

techguy
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techguy

Love it.

Brings plugin’s much needed street credit among a certain demographic.

And yes, mission accomplished.

Big Solar
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Big Solar

I’ve seen worse