Bmw I8

Recall Alert: 3,500 2016-2017 BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce Vehicles

By Patrick Masterson on Tue Jan 10 11:24:23 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,500 model-year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive and M4 cars; X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i SUVs; i3 plug-in hatchbacks; i8 plug-in hybrid sports… Read More

Recall Alert: 3,500 2016-2017 BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce Vehicles

By Patrick Masterson on Tue Jan 10 11:24:23 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,500 model-year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive and M4 cars; X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i SUVs; i3 plug-in hatchbacks; i8 plug-in hybrid sports… Read More

BMW Plans Electric Mini, X3 as Rivals Ramp Up EVs

By Fred Meier on Tue Oct 04 10:44:39 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — BMW announced plans to make its first production electric Mini and follow it with an electric X3 SUV as the automaker moves to keep up with rivals' electric vehicle expansion plans. Related: Mercedes Unveils First Concept for New EQ Electric Sub-Brand… Read More

Our view: 2016 BMW i8

By Joe Wiesenfelder on Tue Mar 15 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 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 eDrive 330e: First Look

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Nov 12 15:47:35 GMT-06:00 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 Fri Oct 23 09:00:34 GMT-06:00 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 Fri Oct 23 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 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 Tue Sep 29 05:00:39 GMT-06:00 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 Tue Sep 22 10:18:34 GMT-06:00 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 Tue Sep 15 08:30:53 GMT-06:00 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 Mon Feb 09 00:37:00 GMT-06:00 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