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      02-21-2014, 05:06 PM   #1
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i8 Drive Review - CAR Magazine - March 2014 issue



Very positive review. Goes fairly in depth about the different modes and how they feel. Only increased my enthusiasm.

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Innovative, pace-setting, radically different, the i8 is remarkable. In its performance and handling, it feels every inch a typical BMW, despite using technology - carbonfibre, electrification - well outside the company's comfort zone. It takes smoething special to hit the bull's eye in two contrasting areas. But the i8's green footprint is every bit as impressive as the black type tracks the enthusiast driver can also leave behind.
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I gotta go get the issue, thanks for posting, Carac.
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Very positive review. Goes fairly in depth about the different modes and how they feel. Only increased my enthusiasm.
can you scan and post it? i tried to get the issue but could not. i believe that this is the first test and surely it is not only me who cannot contain curiosity.
thanks, peter
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can you scan and post it? i tried to get the issue but could not. i believe that this is the first test and surely it is not only me who cannot contain curiosity.
thanks, peter
I second that. Would love to read the article but can't find the mag.
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The scan is from their site. I read it through my iPad subscription, it's available through their app.
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The scan is from their site. I read it through my iPad subscription, it's available through their app.
i read the test,it is very positive. the only criticism is the large turning circle of 12.3 meters and the poor rear three quarter visibility (same in my F458 btw).
the turning circle of the M4 is 12.2 meters, so the same.
five star rating by georg karcher.
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Never mind.
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