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      07-29-2011, 09:35 AM   #23
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back looks better than original concept and the interior is getting closer to production look, but i don't understand why they took away the nicely proportioned front fender bulges in the vision concept?? The way it is now makes the front look very sharp and pointy but it creates the look of having a longer front overhang as opposed to the vision concept when the fender bulge tricked your eyes a bit.

still looks great though!
can't wait to see it on the big screen in the new MI movie


Noticed the exact same thing, the front looks a little bit nerdy now as before. The front end from the MI4 preview looked more menacing.
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      07-29-2011, 09:43 AM   #24
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they completely f**ked up the front end of this car from the concept. unreal.
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The i3 is nice, but this one Mehh
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      07-29-2011, 09:58 AM   #25
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I guess this is the future.
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I like these designs but I'm not 100% sold yet. I was under the impression that BMW was going to reveal concepts closer to production versions (like an ///M concept), but these two still look like they're going to undergo extensive changes for production -- I don't think those glass doors are going to make it.
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      07-29-2011, 10:04 AM   #27
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Wow, the future is here.
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That is amazing. Respect.
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they completely f**ked up the front end of this car from the concept. unreal.

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      07-29-2011, 10:35 AM   #32
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Memorable day indeed, no doubt this is the future!!

I can see the 6 cyl. version of this engine finding itself into the new M3- Lightweight inline 6, some CFRP body parts- 330kw anyone??

I suppose we al new the "old school" supercar was on it's way out?

Nothing like this on the market- amazing technology
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      07-29-2011, 10:49 AM   #33
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Performance is really going to suck when the hybrid goes dead. :/
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      07-29-2011, 10:54 AM   #34
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I would put a deposit down tomorrow. Sign me up, she will sit nicely next to the ///M

Way to go BMW, I like when you make me eat my own words

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love the interieur
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These two cars give me chills!

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Not that I am a fan of the electric/hybrid/anything without a 6mt segment, but BMW knocked this one out of the park.. First for having designers and engineers that talented.. And then for management having the cojones to build it
Well put!
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Very impressed with the i8. This is awd, dang... wish it was rwd instead, but still a good design nonetheless. The petrol engine is in the middle so it's sort of a mid-engine car but not balanced like one.

Does anyone know how big is the fuel tank?

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as the time moving forward ,bmw is moving backwards with super car concept design wise ...here you can see at pic comparison ...first was the m1 hommage and it was stunning,then less appealing ved and now i8 ,they ruin the front why? it reminds me of 7 series e65...
so what we can hope for production version? we will see...
the i3 concept i dont even wont comment ,its the worst designed bmw ever...
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      07-29-2011, 12:30 PM   #42
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I LOVE how they used Vancouver as the backdrop for their pictures. Also, I agree with most people above that driving that car on the street as in it's concept form would create a bit of a stir.
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Not that I am a fan of the electric/hybrid/anything without a 6mt segment, but BMW knocked this one out of the park.. First for having designers and engineers that talented.. And then for management having the cojones to build it
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Damn impressive future BMW.
These cars have such a pressence that they will make the competition wet themselves.
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