bmw i8 News Stories

BMW confirms i8 Roadster for 2018

by Tim Jones on November 03, 2016 at 11:33:00 AM
BMW confirms i8 Roadster for 2018

BMW is now going forward with a production version of the i8 Roadster. It probably won't look as extreme as the i Vision concept but as it's based on the i8 styling it's going to be wild.

Three years since the launch of BMW i - 100,000 electrified BMW

by Tim Jones on November 03, 2016 at 10:50:00 AM
Three years since the launch of BMW i - 100,000 electrified BMW

Three years of BMW i, three years of innovation, three years of holistic sustainable mobility: since its launch in November 2013.

BMW Group Design and Garage Italia i3 and i8 Concepts

by Mark Jurista on October 05, 2016 at 02:38:00 PM
BMW Group Design and Garage Italia i3 and i8 Concepts

A collaboration between BMW Group Design and Garage Italia Customs has produced an innovative colour and material concept of two concept cars based on current BMW i models.

The BMW i3 Garage Italia CrossFade and the BMW i8 Garage Italia CrossFade was presented on September 30, 2016 at the start of the Mondial de líAutomobile 2016 in Paris.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The BMW i8

by Tim Jones on August 11, 2016 at 03:21:00 PM
10 Things You Didn't Know About The BMW i8

Engineering Explained runs through 10 things you might not know about the BMW i8. The BMW i8 brings a lot of firsts not only to BMW, but to the automotive world.

Laser headlights now available on the 2016 BMW i8

by Tim Jones on October 08, 2015 at 08:03:00 PM

We just got our hands on the 2016 BMW i8 pricing sheet and it has a big surprise for us. For the first time BMW will be offering laser lighting in the US.

MY 2015 i3 Pricing and Ordering Guides

by Tim Jones on August 05, 2015 at 05:52:00 PM

The i3 is constructed from the ground up primarily from lightweight carbon fiber for maximum range. Looking to get an i3? check out the pricing and ordering guides

Preview: BMW at the 2014 LA Auto Show

by Tim Jones on October 30, 2014 at 04:51:00 PM
Preview: BMW at the 2014 LA Auto Show

The all new BMW X5 M and X6 M make their world debut at the 2014 LA Auto Show. Additional featured BMW vehicles include: BMW Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid, BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, BMW i3 EV, BMW X4, BMW M4 Coupe, BMW M6 Gran Coupe, and others.

Open tot he public November 21st - 30th be sure to stop by BMW's booth to see the latest vehicles.

Preview: BMW at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

by Tim Jones on September 10, 2014 at 05:07:00 PM

BMW is taking to the stage at the 2014 Paris Motor Show with the latest results of its ongoing model push, revealing even more ways to experience the brandís hallmark driving pleasure.

World premieres of two new models: the BMW 2 Series Convertible and the new BMW X6 are the main attractions. Also on display in the French capital are the new four-cylinder diesel engines for the BMW 5 Series, an exclusive special edition of the BMW 7 Series luxury Sedan, and innovations from BMW ConnectedDrive. Paris also provides the venue for the French premiere of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and groundbreaking BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car.

The BMW i8 Pebble Beach Edition, 30th Anniversary M5 and BMW Vision Future Luxury

BMW took the wraps off some great cars that will be on display this week during Pebble Beach. The cars include an i8 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Edition, the 30th Anniversary M5 and the BMW Vision Future Luxury model.

BMW i8 takes on the Goodwood Hill Climb

by Tim Jones on July 10, 2014 at 11:28:00 AM
BMW i8 takes on the Goodwood Hill Climb

BMW's halo car, the i8 took on the Goodwood hill climb this past weekend. The track has an elevation change of 305 feet and with an average gradient of 4.9%, it puts a car to work. Watch the i8 rip up the hill climb.

The BMW i8 is powered by a three-cylinder gasoline, an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack. The 231 hp engine sends its power to the rear wheels, while the 131 hp electric motor powers the front wheels. With both drive systems engaged, as was used for the hill climb it gives you road-hugging all-wheel-drive performance with powerful acceleration.










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