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33BMW mulled ten, eight, and six-cylinder engines for i8 before going hybrid

There's little doubt that the 2015 BMW i8 is one of the most radical and groundbreaking performance cars this industry has seen in a long time. From its unique carbon-intensive construction to its 1.5-liter, three-cylinder and electric motor plug-in powertrain to its concept-car appearance, the flagbearer for BMW's new i venture challenges the very notion of what it takes to be a supercar.

52Dinan V10 track engine glows purple, accelerates BMW M5 to plaid

We love the 5.0-liter V10 from BMW. Besides having an affinity for any engine with more than eight cylinders, the torque-happy five-liter sounds like straight glory and is happy to induce all sorts of tail-wagging fun from the outgoing M5. That doesn't mean there's not room for improvement, however. The minds at Dinan have taken the time to put the engine through the standard performance ringer by boring and stroking the block to a full 5.8-liters, dropping a set of performance cams into the hea

25Spy Shots: Wiesmann coupe prototype looking sinister

Spy Shots: Wiesmann Coupe prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery

33BMW announces end of M6 production

2010 BMW M6 – Click above for high-res image gallery

18Nowack tweaks BMW M5's V10 to 708 horsepower

BMW M5 N635S 5.8 Hans Nowack Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery

33GSR Autosport BMW 350R: Part I - We help build a Formula Drift racecar

GSR Autosport BMW 350R – Click above to watch the progress of the build

75Corvette ZR1's LS9 inspired by BMW M V10?

It used to be that American muscle cars were competing against themselves when it came to power. But rumor has it that, in the case of the Chevrolet ZR-1, the domestic horsepower war has a new international benchmark: the BMW M-division V10.

21BMW's V10 wins international respect... again

Stiff competition from Volkswagen and Toyota failed to unseat BMW's 5-liter V10 engine as the best engine in the world for the second year in a row, according to the judges presenting at the International Engine of the Year Awards 2006 held at Engine Expo in Stuttgart, Germany. The powerplant also beat out other entrants to win in the categories of Best Performance Engine and Best Above 4.0-liters. BMW also received kudos for the Z4 M's 3.2-liter and twin-turbodiesel 3.0

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