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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:08:02 GMT

BMW brings luxury and performance  -  Saudi Gazette
The BMW 7 Series returned to the event that marked its arrival in the Kingdom in 2015, giving residents in Jeddah the chance to take a closer look at the latest luxury sedan as well as other BMW models including the powerful M2 and M4 Coupé, the i8 and ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:32:30 GMT

BMW limits carbon fiber use to protect profits  -  Automotive News (subscription) (blog)
After launching two cars which made heavy use of carbon fiber including the i3 city car and the i8 plug-in hybrid in 2013, BMW's new 5 series, presented earlier this month, does not use the material for major components. Sales of BMW's i3 EV have ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:53:25 GMT
news: BMW confirms i8 cabrio  -  The Independent
Facelifting the BMW i8 might sound a little like touching up the canvas cracks in The Hay Wain or getting stuck into Le Penseur with a bucket of grout. But much as it might appear to be a work of art, the neo-iconic hybrid supercar is like any other ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:48:57 GMT
Somizi: Two cars, one week, 3 millon reasons to sing  -  Independent Online
In a little over 10 days Somizi has blessed himself with a BMW i8 and a Mercedez G63 both worth R3.3 million, but the soundtrack on his post implies its all due to a higher “blesser”. Somizi is a strong believer and is not shy about talking about God's ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:57:22 GMT

Somizi buys another car worth R1.5 million  -  DRUM Magazine
A week ago Somizi bought a brand new BMW i8 worth over R1.7 million and Thursday the Idols SA judge showed off his latest Mercedes Benz G350d worth R1.5 million. In total, Somizi's cars add up to a whopping R 3.3 million in a matter of weeks. Taking to ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:14:37 GMT

BMW i8 (2016) long-term test review  -  CAR Magazine
'Engage,' quips my passenger as the i8 creeps out of its space, industrial transformer-like hum drifting up from underneath. I oblige; near-silent EV power blends almost seamlessly with internal combustion, as the BMW's mid-mounted three-cylinder joins ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:15:05 GMT
Rap Star Fetty Wap's New BMW i8 Will Leave Car Enthusiasts Gasping for Air  -  The News Wheel
It looks like popular hip-hop star Fetty Wap is the latest celebrity that's jumped on the BMW i8 bandwagon as the “My Way” crooner recently shared a picture on Instagram, which shows him and his son standing next to the exotic hybrid sports car.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:06:37 GMT

2019 BMW i5 crossover utility vehicle rendered from patent drawings  -  Green Car Reports
With BMW having decided to offer not only plug-in hybrids across its range but also fully electric versions of its core models, its 'i' sub-brand is in a curious position. Is there a future for the high-tech vehicles designed for maximum efficiency ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:43:59 GMT

Blacked Out BMW i8 With HRE Wheels By Wheels Boutique  -  BMWBLOG (blog)
The 1.5-liter combustion engine develops 170 kW/231 hp and drives the rear wheels of the BMW i8, while the 96 kW/131 hp electric drive sends its power to the front wheels and allows an all-electric range of up to 35 kilometers (22 miles) and a top ...
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:50:00 GMT

2018 BMW i8 Roadster 'Spyder' Release Date, Update: BMW To Launch i8 'Without The Roof'?  -  Science World Report
The BMW i8's intuitive design and sci-fi look did gather some publicity when it was first introduced. And, now with the upcoming release of the 2018 BMW i8 Roadster 'Spyder' by the end of 2017, BMW plans on launching another concept for the i8 without ...