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      05-13-2013, 05:46 PM   #23
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Just stunning! Btw~ good news for the tail lights! LED and similar to the concept!!! However, where are the fancy laser headlights?!
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      05-13-2013, 05:48 PM   #24
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BMW had all these years to make a super car and this just not cut it. Not for me...give me a v12 and some aggressive styling. Not this garbage hybrid crap. If you're spending $150,000+ on a car...there's more options
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      05-13-2013, 05:54 PM   #25
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Really nice looking car, something BMW should have done some years ago to compete against Audi R8 and Gallardo.

It still miss a V8 and 200 more hp.
This car is NO competition for an Audi R8, not even the V8.
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      05-13-2013, 06:15 PM   #26
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ugly wheels and base brakes... not sure on the headlights meeting the grill on a flat edge and no detail like the f30 has.
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      05-13-2013, 06:23 PM   #27
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I'm just not excited about this car anymore. Theres nothing special about it to me... Yes it has great performance for a far with 78mpg but still with a form factor like that I'm not daily driving it which is the only time fuel economy matters.

On top of that I daily drive an M... Wtf is gas mileage!
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      05-13-2013, 06:31 PM   #28
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Wheels aren't bad, very futuristic.

As long as they don't Craptive Sound it, then I think it has the potential to be a good sports car.
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      05-13-2013, 06:35 PM   #29
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fugly doesn't describe how ugly this thing is.
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      05-13-2013, 06:53 PM   #30
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Poor, narrow tires....
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      05-13-2013, 08:36 PM   #31
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For half the price, I would rather have a Tesla Model S performance.
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      05-13-2013, 08:42 PM   #32
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Meh... This car isn't even out yet and I'm already sick of it. It's like the new Camaro, and how its concept was around for what felt like a decade before it actually came out.

$150k for a 3 cylinder is nuts. The tesla doesn't cost anywhere near that and it's a full EV, which makes the i8's ~70 mpg irrelevant. The i8 seems like a compromise that brings the worst of all worlds together: high price, low power, and it STILL needs gas.

Driving dynamics you say? The jury is still out, but I wouldn't count on this feeling like a sports car, let alone a sports car from this price range. Expect engine noise from the speakers.

Oh, and it's ugly.
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      05-13-2013, 09:50 PM   #33
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those wheels make me yawn. and they arent wide at all which just pisses me off. please staphh
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      05-13-2013, 10:07 PM   #34
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This car has already lost the battle to Tesla even before it is released. I would say, BMW, fold and eat the loss. 78 mpg ? when the Tesla doesn't even require gas. Tesla seems to have better performance, 4-doors, and appears much better looking. Also, costs half of this car. Not sure who is going to buy this.
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      05-14-2013, 12:25 AM   #35
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more like 47 mpg
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BMW have tapped into this by mirroring typical BMW dynamics and steering communication within the new UKL cars.
You mean massive body roll, a steering system that is not connected to the front wheels, and the engine note played through the speaker system?!?!?!?!
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      05-14-2013, 12:34 AM   #36
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And Teslas are freaking unbelievable. I nearly shat my pants when I got to ride in my buddy's. Such innovation, style, performance, value.
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      05-14-2013, 01:32 AM   #37
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I will drink to that.



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why are you sick of Tesla hype?

The Hype Is Real. And phenomenal.
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      05-14-2013, 02:02 AM   #38
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Is that a camera between the front grills?
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      05-14-2013, 06:32 AM   #39
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I just took a crap that was better looking then this car, and it floats! What is BMW thinking?
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      05-14-2013, 07:06 AM   #40
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I like the look if it and it has an angry insecty kind of noise to it.

Would be highly surprised though if we don't see some form of super car spin off from it... I think a lot of people won't be convinced given the price and what else you could buy: something quicker plus an economical daily driver
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      05-14-2013, 07:27 AM   #41
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And this is another shot for i8 in UAE I took it today sorry if it's not clear


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      05-14-2013, 08:59 AM   #42
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They should also launch a 4 door sedan to complete with Tesla S as I am sick of Tesla hype everyday.
Why? I love what they've done.
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This car has already lost the battle to Tesla even before it is released. I would say, BMW, fold and eat the loss. 78 mpg ? when the Tesla doesn't even require gas. Tesla seems to have better performance, 4-doors, and appears much better looking. Also, costs half of this car. Not sure who is going to buy this.
BMW fan boyz, lol.
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      05-14-2013, 10:00 AM   #44
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any idea on how much it weigh?
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