BMW Hybrids

BMW Fleet Will Represent the 2015/2016 FIA Formula E Championship

BMW Fleet Will Represent the 2015/2016 FIA Formula E Championship

According to Inautonews online publication, BMW is now the official partner of the 2015/2016 FIA Formula E Championship, the carmaker bringing forward three models, the i3, the i8 as well as the newly unveiled BMW X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid. Jorg Reimann, Vice President BMW Brand Experience remarks the partnership into [...]

5 days ago
BMW i8 Receives One-Off Body Kit from AC Schnitzer

BMW i8 Receives One-Off Body Kit from AC Schnitzer

BMW i8 has already impressed everybody with its unique and evolutionary body design and impressive power under the hood, being the BMW`s first plug-in hybrid to set the benchmarks in the hybrid segment. But these exceptional qualities haven’t stopped different aftermarket specialists to customize it from a visual standpoint, at [...]

28 days ago
BMW i8 vs. Tesla Model S P85D

BMW i8 vs Tesla Model S P85D in Drag Race

The BMW i8 and the Tesla Model S P85D are the ultimate machines that set the benchmarks in the electric segment, competing against each other at the same time and being showcased in different drag races. And the guys from DragTimes have put together a video which is showcasing the [...]

by July 30, 2015 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i, Racing, Videos
32 days ago
2015 Alpina B5

Alpina Hybrid Prototype Might Be Just Around the Corner

BMW has already set the benchmarks on the hybrid and full-electric segment, by bringing forward the highly-technological BMW i3 and BMW i8 plug-in hybrid. But the technology development on that matter, especially from the North American Tesla automaker, is forcing the German based carmaker to come up with even more [...]

by July 20, 2015 0 comments Alpina, BMW Hybrids, Concept Cars
42 days ago
2015 BMW X5 xDrive40e Arrives in Romania at 71,176 Euros

2015 BMW X5 xDrive40e Arrives in Romania at 71,176 Euros

Romanians have developed a high taste for BMW models and now the good news is finally there: the 2015 BMW X5`s plug-in hybrid is available from a good 71,176 euros, all taxes included. The 2015 BMW X5 xDrive40e is coming with a lot of features in terms of performance as [...]

by July 15, 2015 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW X5, Prices
47 days ago
Manhart BMW i8 Popps-Up in Netherlands

Manhart BMW i8 Popps-Up in Netherlands

The BMW i8 is popping-up in our news again, this time the model being seen in Netherlands and wearing the signature of the famous German based Manhart tuning company. In fact, Manhart started the tuning program on this BMW i8 last year, the tuner wouldn’t reveal back then all the [...]

47 days ago
BMW i8 Drag Race

BMW i8 vs. Ferrari Speciale vs. McLaren MP4 and Many Others in Drag Races, Video Revealed

It is not very often we see the BMW`s first plug-in hybrid engaging in drag races against other spectacular and more performance supercars, but it seems that the i8 has the upper-hand when accelerating from the start. And the video posted below does actually prove that the BMW i8 is [...]

by July 8, 2015 1 comment BMW Hybrids, BMW i, Racing, Videos
54 days ago
BMW Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology Makes World Debut at BMW Group Innovation Days Event

BMW Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology Makes World Debut at BMW Group Innovation Days Event

Along with the already development of the BMW i3 electric and BMW i8 plug-in hybrid, BMW has led the way to the development of more environmentally focused technology, that would maximize the fuel efficiency and would provide the same kind of power as conventional engines do. We are talking about [...]

54 days ago
2016 BMW i8 Ends Up in Wayne Rooney`s Garage

2016 BMW i8 Ends Up in Wayne Rooney`s Garage

The famous English footballer has recently purchased the 2016 BMW i8, the carmaker`s first plug-in hybrid completing the car lineup from its garage. The captain of Manchester United Wayne Rooney is well-known for its passion for exotic and exquisite models, spending his money on customized hot rides as well. But [...]

by July 7, 2015 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i
55 days ago
BMW 2-Series Active Tourer PHEV Is Just Around the Corner

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer PHEV Is Just Around the Corner

BMW is quite busy these days working on new and evolutionary technologies that would bring about a lot of high-efficient models in terms of fuel consumption. It is about the manufacturing of the BMW i8 and BMW 5-Series GT prototypes, that would receive the hydrogen fuel cell technology, in a [...]

60 days ago
Future BMW i8 and BMW 5-Series GT Will Get Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

Future BMW i8 and BMW 5-Series GT Will Get Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

It is not new today that a lot of carmakers are already following the footsteps of BMW in developing the hybdrogen fuel cell technology which will make their future models more performance and less fuel-consumption. But until then, BMW is still the leading company that is trying to implement the [...]

60 days ago
BMW i8 on HRE Wheels

BMW i8 on HRE Wheels

BMW i8 has recently won the 2015 Engine of the Year Award, the model highlighting the extraordinary and advanced piece of German engineering in terms of performance under the hood. Add up the futuristic and evolutionary design language and you have a complete plug-in hybrid supercar. But that didn’t stop [...]

62 days ago
BMW i8 Riding on Vossen Wheels

BMW i8 Riding on Vossen Wheels

BMW i8 has recently won the 2015 Engine of the Year Award, an important catch for the carmaker`s first plug-in hybrid model, the one which also inspired other hot rides in using the hybrid technology for better fuel efficiency and a more environmentally friendly ecosystem. But this didn’t stop a [...]

67 days ago
2015 BMW i8

BMW Fuel-Efficient 588 MPG Might Be just Around the Corner

BMW is on a constant hunt in finding new ways of keeping things under control from every point of view, but the heavy competition it receives especially from Tesla manufacturer, has pushed things further into looking solutions for more advanced and more fuel-efficient models. And rumor has it that the [...]

74 days ago
Matte Orange BMW i8 Sits Quietly in Parking Lot

Matte Orange BMW i8 Sits Quietly in Parking Lot

A gorgeous BMW i8 finished in matter orange has been recently seen resting in a parking lot in Sint-Martens Latem, the model being the subject of a lot of photos and head-turning. Surely, this is a rare occasion to get your eyes on such an exclusive model, especially since it [...]

by June 18, 2015 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i
74 days ago
BMW i8 - Winner of the International Engine of the Year

BMW i8 Is the Winner of the 2015 International Engine of the Year Awards

If I told you that I had to hold my breath before announcing the 2015 International Engine of the Year Awards, I would be a liar, as I was almost sure that this amazing award would go to the one and only BMW i8, which is the embodiment of perfectness [...]

by June 18, 2015 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i, Engines, Events, Useful News
74 days ago
BMW i8 M High-Performance Version Might Arrive in 2016

BMW i8 M High-Performance Version Might Arrive in 2016

The BMW`s first high-performance plug-in hybrid i8 has been the one-off sports car bringing performance and technology to a whole new level. But the German based carmaker does not want to rest on its laurels and is already planning an introduction of an updated BMW i8, which would be called [...]

82 days ago
Matte Green Chrome BMW i8 by Impressive Wrap Hong Kong

Matte Green Chrome BMW i8 by Impressive Wrap Hong Kong

The Impressive Wrap Hong Kong tuning division have recently laid their eyes on the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid, which was the subject of a thorough body wrapping. We are talking here about a paintjob program, the BMW i8 receiving the matter green chrome paintjob. The paintjob consists of a splendid [...]

by June 9, 2015 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i, BMW Tuning News
83 days ago
BMW i8 Crash in Thailand

BMW i8 Hits Water in Thailand

Not only the latest launched exotic supercars are involved in different crashes all over the world, as BMW i8 enthusiasts are also pushing the limits off this wonderful piece of German engineering. It is also the case of this BMW i8 which was involved in a car crash in Thailand, [...]

by June 9, 2015 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i
83 days ago
BMW i8 by Wheels Boutique Gets Photo Session

BMW i8 by Wheels Boutique Gets Photo Session

Slowly but surely, more BMW i8s are becoming more hot and more exotic, thanks to the customized body parts received from different aftermarket shops. It is also the case of this BMW i8, which has received some new and one-off wheels from the famous Wheels Boutique tuning shop. Since we [...]

89 days ago