BMW Delivers First i8s to Customers in Germany
By: Ameya Naik | Updated: June 06, 2014 12:00 IST
Post WWI, BMW was forced to stop producing aircraft engines. Five years later, the company started producing motorcycles and subsequently got interested in producing 4 wheelers. The Dixi was the first car produced …More »
Post WWI, BMW was forced to stop producing aircraft engines. Five years later, the company started producing motorcycles and subsequently got interested in producing 4 wheelers. The Dixi was the first car produced by BMW and the Bavarian car manufacturer hasnt looked back. The BMW umbrella includes the likes of MINI and Rolls Royce.« Less
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BMW announced at the Delhi Auto Expo that it will bring the i8 Hybrid Sports car to India and well here it is. The company today launched the car in Mumbai and priced it at Rs. 1.3 crore
If you were wondering, how BMW would respond to the threat posed by the likes of the Audi A3 and the Mercedes-Benz CLA, well, here's the answer. A fully camouflaged prototype of the BMW 1-Series Sedan has been spied undergoing testing in China.
After a somewhat successful debut of the all-electric i3, now it's the turn of the brand-shaping i8 sports hybrid. The car aims to be green, but more importantly it wants to take pole position as BMW's newest and most compelling sports car. Yes a green supercar if you will.
The 3rd generation which made its global debut towards the end of 2013 sports the new bolder face with the kidney grille getting wider and bigger. But having said that the car doesn't look too heavy up front, because unlike the X3 where remember thinking the bumper looks too heavy, this one has been broken up a little bit.