bmw i8 News Stories
BMW i3 vs Tesla Model S - Electric car market heats upby Tim Jones on July 25, 2013 at 12:56:00 PM
The BMW i3 is stacked up against the Tesla Model S in 8 categories. How will the newest EV to enter the market stand up against what so far as been an unstoppable Tesla?
The cars are dramatically different but BMW and Tesla are aiming to be the premium brand in the heating up EV market. Who is going to take home the sales crown?
BMW i3 in exclusive Solar Orange metallic paintby Tim Jones on April 24, 2013 at 10:50:00 AM
Spotted in Solar Orange metallic paint the all electric BMW i3 goes on sale in Europe in July with production vehicles hitting Euro showrooms in October. US customers will have to wait until 2014. Converted Euro pricing puts the starting price around $53,500.
BMW i3 on sale July starting around $53,500by Tim Jones on April 18, 2013 at 07:19:00 PM
The all electric BMW i3 will go on sale in Europe in July with a starting price of roughly $53,500 USD. The range extender version with a 650cc electric generator starts around $58,000 USD. Production i3 arrive in dealership in October.
BMW i8 Inches Closer to Productionby Tim Jones on December 12, 2012 at 02:00:00 PM
This prototype reveals some new details never seen before and shows that the development is well underway for a debut in 2013. For the first time the i8 is sporting the BMW Hoffmeister kink at the rear and.....
BMW i3 EV: What will it cost?by Bimmerfest.com Member - on November 29, 2012 at 11:23:28 AM
"They" keep saying it will come out in 2013, so let's assume it's a 2014 model year, and that it comes out in 3Q 2013... that's still only 1.3 years from now, and still no indication of price? The i8 gets more price talk. I'm really considering a Tesla, but it's as big as a 5-series (which we already have), and expensive (base model is $50K + 1.5 sunroof + 1.5 leather + 1.5 jumpseats)... AFTER a $7500...
New Yorkers Experience the Future of Mobilityby Tim Jones on November 16, 2012 at 04:44:12 PM
BMW builds a window into the future at 42nd Street and 6th Avenue in NYC. The BMW i window digitally transforms passing cars into the all-electric BMW i3 and plug-in hybrid BMW i8 Concept vehicles. You have to see this for yourself.....
BMW Shows Off the Concept Active Tourer Ahead of Paris Debutby Mark Jurista on September 14, 2012 at 07:50:43 AM
The BMW Concept Active Tourer will be shown off at the 2012 Paris Motor Show but details and photos have already made it to the web. Read on to get all the details.
BMW i8 is 2012 Concept Vehicle of the Yearby Tim Jones on July 12, 2012 at 03:58:02 PM
BMW takes the 2012 Concept Car of the Year Award with its i8 Concept Spyder. This award marks BMW's fourth competition as a category finalist and the brand's second visit to the awards podium at the eleventh annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards announced today. The Concept Car category recognizes those vehicles where passenger carrying is the primary intent. The awards recognize...
Nürburgring World record for the Audi R8 e-tron - 8:09.099 Minutesby Tim Jones on June 29, 2012 at 12:20:01 PM
The Audi R8 e-tron has set a world record for a production vehicle with an electric drive system on the Nürburgring Nordschleife ***8211; the toughest test track in the world. Racing driver Markus Winkelhock piloted the high-performance, all-electric-drive sports car around the demanding 20.8-kilometer (12.92-mile) track in 8:09.099 minutes. With this Audi has achieved yet another milestone in its history,...
BMW Will Sell Cars on the Internet in 2013by Tim Jones on June 15, 2012 at 09:27:17 AM
BMW released the sales strategy for their new sub-brand "BMW i". BMW i encompass the all electric i3 coming in 2013 and the hybrid gas/electric i8 coming in 2014. In a new strategy BMW will offer the i3 and i8 directly, bypassing the traditional dealerships - Sales of BMW i products and services will be handled via an innovative multichannel model in selected markets. In addition to the established...