Bmw I8

Our view: 2016 BMW i8

By Joe Wiesenfelder on March 15, 2016


Editor's note: This review was written in October 2015 about the 2015 BMW i8. The laser headlights mentioned are now available for 2016, but little else of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016,… Read More

Our view: 2016 BMW i8

By Joe Wiesenfelder on March 15, 2016

Editor's note: This review was written in October 2015 about the 2015 BMW i8. The laser headlights mentioned are now available for 2016, but little else of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016,… Read More

2016 BMW i8: What's New

By Cars.com Editors on January 27, 2016

Vehicle Overview The BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid sports car that's designed for both performance and efficiency. It features an electric drivetrain that provides up to 15 miles of all-electric range as well as a turbocharged three-cylinder gas engine… Read More

2016 BMW eDrive 330e: First Look

By Matt Schmitz on November 12, 2015

Competes with: Mercedes-Benz C350e, Tesla Model S, Cadillac ELR Looks like: Like a 3 Series sedan but with a plug-in port behind the driver-side front wheel Drivetrain: 184-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder gas engine and an 88-hp electric motor, mated to an… Read More

2015 BMW i8 Review

By Joe Wiesenfelder on October 23, 2015

The stunning 2015 BMW i8 is both a plug-in hybrid and an exotic sports car. Considering how polar that combination is, the i8 is effective, but not exemplary, in either role. Find out more info in my review.… Read More

Our view: 2015 BMW i8

By Joe Wiesenfelder on October 23, 2015

The stunning 2015 BMW i8 is both a plug-in hybrid and an exotic sports car. Considering how polar that combination is, the i8 is effective, but not exemplary, in either role. In an old sketch, "Saturday Night Live" introduced a… Read More

2015 BMW i8: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on September 29, 2015

We know, sports cars are not made with children in mind, but if it has a backseat, it's federally mandated to have lower Latch and top tether anchors for car seats. Such is the case with the BMW i8, the… Read More

2015 BMW i8: Photo Gallery (28 Photos)

By Matt Schmitz on September 22, 2015

The 2015 BMW i8 is a bit like that guy on your high school football team who spent too much time hitting the weights and not enough hitting the sleds. He looked formidable in uniform, but just couldn't match his… Read More

Does the BMW i8 Hybrid Sports Car Work As a Daily Driver?

By Joe Bruzek on September 15, 2015

The 2015 BMW i8 hybrid sports car is a wild exercise in road car technology, combining a carbon fiber passenger cell and aluminum frame construction with a gasoline-electric hybrid system that comprises a turbocharged three-cylinder engine in the back and… Read More

2015 BMW i8: What's New

By Cars.com Editors on April 24, 2015

Vehicle Overview The BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid sports car that's designed for both performance and efficiency. It features an electric drivetrain that provides up to 15 miles of all-electric range as well as a turbocharged three-cylinder gas engine… Read More

Top 10 Cars That Stayed True to Their Concept

By David Thomas on February 9, 2015

During the past decade, the once fanciful concept car — never meant to see the light of day — has morphed into more of a design study for future products. Taking that notion to the next level, our editors have… Read More