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    Auctions: First BMW i8 sells for $825,000, over five times its $145,000 base price
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    Here are some numbers. The standard BMW i8 starts at starts at roughly $145,000 in Canada. The first i8 in North America were auctioned off at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past weekend and the auctioneers, Gooding & Company, said before the gavel was lifted the fist time that ...

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    Monterey: BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition is so cool it's Frozen
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    The new, one-of-a-kind BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition made a ritzy debut last night at BMW's private villa, giving the media its first chance to look at the ultra-exclusive hybrid. As we said in our previous post, the most notable feature of the Concours d'Elegance i8 is its matte grey ...

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    Official: BMW reveals i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition ahead of Pebble Beach
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    If you want to be among the first owners in the United States of the new BMW i8, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will be the place to tomorrow. That's where Gooding & Company will auction off this one-of-a-kind hybrid supercar. The BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition was previously ...

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    Video: Xcar checks if BMW's i8 offers moves as electrifying as its looks
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    If you were to plot the general opinion about hybrids since their introduction among auto enthusiasts, the resulting graph would likely be shaped somewhat like a "V." In the beginning interest was high, simply due the novelty of these new powertrains, then the line would gradually fall as the ...

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    Video: Pro golfers race BMW i8 VS. golf cart
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    You wouldn't think a couple of pro golfers racing a golf cart along a nice green course would get the blood pumping. But throw in a BMW i8 plug-in hybrid and things get at least a little more interesting. At least, that's what the German automaker is hoping for. Bimmer is swinging big with a ...

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    Video: TEST DRIVE: 2015 BMW i8
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    The 2015 BMW i8 is the second model in the Bavarian automaker's eco-friendly i-branded lineup. The i8's plug-in hybrid powertrain combines a turbocharged 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine with a 96-kilowatt electric motor to make 357 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. Together, this ...

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    Official: BMW invests in carbon fibre for use beyond i and M models
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    The immense amount of resources BMW has poured into its i brand program hasn't stopped, and recent developments indicate it's likely to pay off for BMW and BMW buyers outside the i brand. The i8 has already sold out its first year run, the i8 racked up 10,000 orders before it even went on sale ...

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    Video: Gus Van Sant casts the BMW i8 in soft light
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    BMW has spent the better part of a century building its reputation with fossil-burning transportation, but now it's banking heavily on the success of its new i family of electric vehicles. In order to succeed, it will need to sell examples of the i3, but sell the idea with the i8. And in order to ...

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    Official: BMW i3 and i8 create high-design solar charging carport
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    With the first deliveries of the i3 under way, and the recent i8 press launch, the marketing push in North America for the BMW electric sub-brand has begun. These i vehicles are supposed to have a completely different feel from the rest of the brand's lineup. To complement their earth-friendly ...

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    First Drive: 2015 BMW i8 [w/video]
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    Sensual Design Complements Technical Brilliance The most important thing to keep in mind while driving BMW's all-new i8 is that it's not a product of the company's vaunted M division. Sleek sports-coupe design, carbon-fiber construction and blistering acceleration may cause automotive ...

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