Bmw I8

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

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

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

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

Recall Alert: 2014 BMW i8

By Jennifer Geiger on December 8, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 200 model-year 2014 BMW i8 vehicles manufactured between May 16 and Sept. 16, 2014. The Problem: An improperly welded fuel tank bolt could cause a fuel leak, leading to a possible fire. The Fix: Dealers will inspect… Read More

Most-Watched Videos of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on November 15, 2014

1. 2014 SEMA Show: 2015 Ford F-150 Concept 2. 2014 SEMA Show: Chevrolet Silverado High Desert Concept 3. 2014 SEMA Show: 2015 Ram 2500 Outdoorsman Concept 4. 2014 SEMA Show: 2015 TRD Tundra 5. 2014 BMW i8… Read More

2014 BMW i8 Video

By Matt Schmitz on November 10, 2014

The 2014 BMW i8 is "a head-turner of epic proportions," says Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder. "It is sporty, it is quick, especially if you consider that it is a plug-in gasoline electric hybrid." Watch the video for more. Watch on… Read More

How People React to the 2014 BMW i8

By David Thomas on November 4, 2014

One huge side effect of testing new cars for a living is seeing peoples' reactions when you're piloting something that's either all new, never been seen before or something exotic or ultra-expensive. The BMW i8 is all of those things… Read More