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CAR REVIEW: 2017 BMW i8

2017 BMW i8

I’ve had a very difficult time evaluating BMW’s revolutionary i8. I toggled from being blown away to disappointed, from enthused to confused. Interestingly, only one other car this year has given me equal (and greater) headaches and it was the new Acura NSX. I say interestingly because both cars have far more in common that one might think. In the ...

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FRANKFURT: BMW i Vision Dynamics

BMW i5

BMW’s “i” division has proven to be a popular alternative source for green luxury cars despite the lack of a more conventionally sized, and designed car. The i3 is compact while the i8 is a 2+2 sporty spaceship. The new i Vision Dynamics is a screenshot if you will, of the next car to join the “i” family. Physically, this ...

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NEW CAR: the BMW X7 Concept is big and hybrid

It is big, massive, imposing … and so far it has not been very well received. Saying that its style is polarizing would be an understatement. Measuring more than 5 meters in length and equipped with 23-inch wheels, the BMW X7 Concept will be presented next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. We do not really have much more details ...

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TECH: BMW’s driverless parking technology

Autonomous parking systems are not new, and many manufacturers offer optional technologies that can park a vehicle without driver intervention by taking control of the steering, brakes and engine. However, none of these systems is able to park the vehicle remotely when the driver is outside the vehicle. This is what BMW is offering with its all-new driverless parking system ...

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The new BMW i3 (94 Ah) Wins 2017 World Urban Car Award

BMW i3

The BMW i3 took home the first 2017 World Urban Car Award at last month’s New York International Auto Show. The award aims to recognize vehicles that stand out in terms of efficiency, but also that are easy to drive and use in an urban environment. Press Release The new BMW i3 (94 Ah), was today declared the inaugural winner of the ...

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BMW Confirms i8 Spyder Convertible

BMW i8 Spyder concept convertible

Four years after unveiling the BMW i8 Spyder Concept in Beijing, BMW has finally given the green light to begin producing a convertible version of its i8 flagship plug-in vehicle. That said, we still have to wait a little longer as the i8 Spyder will likely be produced towards the end of 2017 as a 2018 model. The news was ...

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