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BMW i8 prototype gives us clearest view yet of its form

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Dec 11th, 2012 at 5:45PM

The BMW i8 is still dashing through the snow on its way to a 2013 debut, and getting more revealing as it does so. The outline of the kidney grille has opened up a bit, and the outline of a Hoffmeister kink has been placed at the rear of the side windows. The door handles appear to have moved off the doors themselves to a spot behind the door shutline. It's too early to tell definitively, but the new door handle location and the lack of the once-plain gap at the A-pillar lead us to believe that the butterfly openings are gone for good. The plug-in hybrid i8 is expected to pair a 1.5-liter... Read More

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