Tag: BMW i8

Custom LEGO GMC Hummer EV Has Almost As Many Features As The Actual Truck

The GMC Hummer EV’s debut marked the return of the Hummer nameplate, as well as GM’s first electric pickup truck. It’s a very important vehicle for them, and it seems to be so popular that one person created their own functioning Lego model of it. The truck was made by an industrious creator on YouTube […]

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Marvel’s Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings Is Full Of BMW Destruction

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a juggernaut that regularly sees films earning more than $1 billion (£719 / €827 million). Given that, it’s little surprise automakers line up to have their vehicles featured in Marvel movies. While Audi and Acura stepped up for the first slate of films, it appears BMW is taking over. We’ve […]

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Should We Be Surprised That BMW’s i8 Which Ended Production In June Outsold The Acura NSX?

Although it only has half as many cylinders as the Acura NSX and about two-thirds the power, the BMW i8 outsold it in 2020. Despite the power gap, these two stack up pretty nicely. Both are halo cars for premium brands, feature a mid-engine layout, are exclusively available with hybrid powertrains, and start at around […]

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QOTD: Which Discontinued Cars From 2020 Will You Miss The Most?

With a number of cars leaving the US market this year, many people might be disappointed to see some of their favorite vehicles ride off into the sunset. The silver lining is that there will be plenty of new ones to look forward to in the next 12 months, but it still begs the question: […]

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Alpina Explains Why Its 462 HP BMW i8 Four-Cylinder Project Never Became A Reality

Eighteen months ago, it was revealed that Alpina had developed a powerful variant of the BMW i8 but never went ahead with producing and selling it. Now we know why. Whereas the i8 leaves the factory with a 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbocharged engine sourced from a Mini, Alpina decided to ditch this engine and replace it […]

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