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BMW i8 Roadster headed for production in 2018

Stop us if you've heard this one before.

Expect a refreshed i8 with a boost in horsepower and electric range.

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The next BMW i8 will make 750 hp from three motors and have a 300-mile range

That's a big bump over next year's 420-hp facelift.

More power than a Lamborghini Aventador SV and torque from 0 rpm.

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Watch Atieva's electric van outrun a BMW i8 and Dodge Viper

Atieva does it again.

Atieva's Edna EV prototype van takes on unlikely contenders in a drag race once again.

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BMW i8 to go full-electric after facelift

Ditch the gasoline engine, gain more horsepower.

Electrified performance, up to nearly 540 horsepower.

BMW iNext coming in 2021 with lots of new tech

When it arrives, it will showcase the 'next generation of electro-mobility.'

BMW board chairman Harald Kruger gives just a few small hints about what the iNext will look like.

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New BMW i8 expected late next year

Mid-life facelift will bring powertrain updates

The i8 is expected to have more than 400 horsepower after a mid-cycle facelift.

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Top Gear drag races the BMW i8 and M4 to decide the future

The BMW i8 and M4 drag race to decide whether the future of high-performance motoring is really quicker.

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BMW strategy gets green with future i8 Roadster, PHEV Mini

BMW is planning a self-driving EV called the iNext for the early 2020s.

BMW will produce an autonomous EV called the iNext early next decade, and it will grow its green vehicle lineup, too, including finally adding the i8 Roadster.

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BMW i8 crushed by cement truck will break your heart

Look away, Bimmer lovers.

A BMW i8 was crushed in Newport Beach, CA Thursday after a cement truck lost control and tipped over onto the hybrid coupe.

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BMW iPerformance plug-in hybrids coming in July

The first one will be the BMW 740e iPerformance.

BMW will introduce a new brand of plug-in vehicles in July, the iPerformance line. These will be core BMW models that have Project i PHEV technology inside.

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Protonic Red BMW i8 will bow in Geneva

BMW gives its new i8 Protonic Red Edition some vibrant new paint and special interior trim. The more colorful hybrid sports coupe debuts at the Geneva Motor Show.

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BMW i8 Spyder production could still be years away

BMW insiders claim that the production i8 Spyder is still under development, but there's no plan to debut the convertible hybrid sports car in 2016.

BMW i8: Jaw-dropping style and green performance, but why?

Because They Can

Columnist Gary Witzenburg drives the BMW i8 for a week and starts to wonder why the Germans built this EV.

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BMW recalls i8 for stability control problem

BMW will recall a small number of 2015 i8s because of a problem with the dynamic stability control hydraulic unit.

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BMW joins the mirrorless car club at CES

i8 Mirrorless Uses Three Cameras Stitched Into One Smart Display

BMW reveals the i8 Mirrorless concept at CES 2016, which replaces all its mirrors with cameras. There's also a camera-augmented rearview mirror on the i3.

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Park your BMW with a wave, 3D instrument clusters, and more

A Few Of Our Favorite Things From BMW At CES

BMW's list of ideas and technologies at CES is huge: gesture-control parking, Samsung Smart Things, Integration, virtual touchscreens, and more.

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The Rinspeed Etos is a BMW i8 that drives itself and comes with a drone

For its latest project, the Swiss imagineers at Rinspeed transformed a BMW i8 into the autonomous Etos concept, complete with onboard drone landing pad and other high-tech wizardries.

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BMW to finally put i8 Spyder into production

The word on the street in Germany has it that BMW will put the i8 Spyder concept into production, now over three years since it debuted in concept form at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show.

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This BMW i8 gains Alpina V8 power thanks to tuner

A tuner in Germany will install an Alpina-tuned twin-turbo V8 into the front end of a BMW i8 in an absolutely crazy limited run of conversions.

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Mercedes G63 vs. BMW i8: Our silly drag race between the past and future

Watch as we pit an unaerodynamic brick of a Mercedes-Benz SUV against the futuristic hybrid BMW i8. On a dragstrip. Because why not?

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