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BMW 7 & 8 Series model lines get bespoke black-and-white logo

Sep 11, 2017

BMW is grouping together its most elite vehicles into a sub-brand, identified by a black and white interpretation of BMW’s Bavarian-coloured logo. Cars to be included in this exclusive branding are the BMW 7 Series,...

BMW i8 Protonic special editions announced in Australia

Aug 10, 2017

A special edition BMW i8 has been announced called the Protonic. And a limited number have been locked in for Australia. These bring a range of unique trimming and cosmetic changes to the already awe-inspiring...

BMW i8 Roadster on sale in 2018, teaser released (video)

Jul 03, 2017

BMW has confirmed the new i8 Roadster is coming soon, releasing a short preview video onto Facebook to build anticipation. The BMW i8 is the flagship model in the ‘i’ range, and up until now...

AC Schnitzer shows ‘ACS8’ upgrades for BMW i8

Mar 02, 2017

German tuning firm AC Schnitzer has added some visual flair to the i8 hybrid supercar, calling it the ACS8, which will be showcased at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The Schnitzer-ised i8 features 25mm of...

BMW i8 driver stops traffic, frustrated commuter smashes windscreen with bat

Nov 29, 2016

A frustrated commuter in New York City has taken justice into his own hands and smashed the windscreen of a BMW i8 with a baseball bat. The i8 in question, covered in a gold vinyl...

BMW i8 police car added to NSW promo fleet

Nov 08, 2016

The NSW Rose Bay police squad has announced it has taken delivery of a BMW i8 to help out on duty around the Sydney city area. The announcement was made yesterday, with superintendent Bradley Hodder...

BMW i5 to arrive in 2021, after i8 spyder – report

Nov 03, 2016

BMW is planning on creating an all-new i5 SUV for release in 2021, following the introduction of the i8 Roadster in 2018, a report has revealed. We reported several months ago that BMW’s ‘i’ team...

BMW ‘i5’ to be fully electric, as with next i8 – report

Aug 15, 2016

BMW is working away on a new EV project thought to be called the i5, with replacements for the i3 and i8 coming shortly after as the manufacturer ramps up its EV presence. Automobile Magazine...

Fully electric BMW i8 in the pipeline – report

Jun 27, 2016

BMW’s i-division is said to be working on a prototype i8 which ditches the 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine in favour of a larger battery pack to become a pure EV supercar. According to Autocar, the...

2016 International Engine of the Year Award winners announced

Jun 02, 2016

Cue the drumroll, the annual 2016 International Engine of the Year award winners have been revealed, with Ferrari snatching the crown from BMW and dominating the awards. That’s right, despite environmental and regulatory pressures, the...

BMW confirms plug-in hybrid MINI, i8 roadster, X7 large SUV

Mar 17, 2016

BMW has announced some of its plans for the future at its Annual Accounts Press Conference in Munich, confirming the i8 roadster and a new plug-in hybrid MINI. The BMW X7 large SUV will also...

BMW i Vision Future Interaction concept debuts at CES

Jan 06, 2016

BMW has unveiled the i Vision Future Interaction concept at the CES event in Las Vegas. Based on the already futuristic i8, the car is painted a wild and funky orange, with a doorless layout...

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