Specs Overview

  • Price (MSRP)
    $ 149,800
    Fuel Type
  • Engine Name
    Engine: 1.5L In-Line 3 with VALVETRONIC Variable Valve Timing
    Transmission Name
    Transmission, 6 Speed Automatic w/Manual Mode
  • Trim
    Base Coupe
    Standard L/100km
    0.0 City / 0.0 Hwy
  • Horsepower
  • Body Style
    Seating Capacity (Std/Max)

Safety Ratings

  • IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Frontal Crash Rating
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Side Impact
  • IIHS Side Impact
    IIHS Rood Strength
  • IIHS Rear Crash Protect/Head Restraint Rating


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2017 BMW i8 News and Reviews

BMW i8 Roadster Teased in New Video

When BMW introduced the i8 back in 2014, we called it a masterpiece. With its performance-hybrid powertrain and carbon-fiber construction, the i8 took ultra-exclusive hybrid hypercar technology and offered it at a price a regular person could maybe, possibly afford one day. Sadly, while the futuristic supercar was originally supposed to offer a convertible version alongside the coupe, engineering issues forced…
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BMW Registers as a Formula E Manufacturer

BMW has announced that it has registered as a Formula E manufacturer for the 2018/2019 season. The automaker's motorsport division, currently paired with MS Amlin Andretti, will add its own entry for season 5 of Formula E. BMW i and BMW M will see more involvement in Formula E as it is now part of the BMW Group's long-term global motorsport strategy.…
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BMW M Boss: All-Electric M Cars “Will Happen” Eventually

BMW already offers the i8 plug-in hybrid, but it has yet to bring out an all-electric high-performance car, let alone one tuned by the storied M performance division. According to Auto Express, that may soon change. “It will happen, but the question is when is that going to happen," BMW performance boss Frank Van Meel told Auto Express. "Currently we…
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We Hear: Updated BMW i8 on the Way with More Power

The BMW i8 hybrid coupe is reportedly due for an update that will result in more power and a revised battery pack for added range. The report comes from BMWBLOG, which claims the hybrid system's total output will be rated at 372 hp, up from 357 hp. It's unclear where the added power will come from. In its current form,…
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Rust-Wrapped BMW i8 Gets Old Fast

Say you have a BMW i8 that retails for $140,700 USD and want to stand out from the crowd. In fact, you really, truly want to stand apart from all those other luxury hybrid plug-ins at your local charging station. Well, if you are a 20-year-old singer named Austin Mahone, you take it to MetroWrapz in Hollywood, Fla., for a…
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