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      10-16-2013, 09:59 AM   #1
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BMW i8 Models Spotted in the Wild Looking Like Something From the Future
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We've shown you tons of BMW i8 images from its recent world debut at the Frankfurt auto show, but nothing provides a better true to life impression than seeing it in the real world environment. And since the production i8 [full details/specs] has not yet hit the roads, we give you the next best thing - photos of the i8 test cars spotted in the wild.

Seen here is the i8 in Ionic Silver, Protonic Blue and Sophisto Gray, as well as some short video clips of the i8 spotted in public.

The BMW i8 will be priced from $135,700 (plus destination and handling) when it arrives in US showrooms in the Spring of 2014.

See our BMW i8 features and news @ http://www.bimmerpost.com/i8

BMW i8 - Ionic Silver

BMW i8 - Protonic Blue

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      10-16-2013, 10:27 AM   #2
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fantastic!
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      10-16-2013, 10:32 AM   #3
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That blue i8 looks cool.
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The car looks nice but the rear end is a little busy.... But that's just my opinion.
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The car looks nice but the rear end is a little busy.... But that's just my opinion.
The rear end swallowed a porsche 991

Once u see it, it cant be unseen
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      10-16-2013, 10:44 AM   #6
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Looks much better in Silver or Blue. The black colour does not do the car justice.
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That gray i8 is a bad ass
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The rear end swallowed a porsche 991

Once u see it, it cant be unseen
Damnit. I shouldn't have looked....

...it actually looks like its giving birth to a 911. But its coming out butt first.
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looks like something from the Future?
.... i time traveled into the future and i can tell you the picture ain't pretty. All the cars were ugly, they lacked uniqueness, style and confident.
They all looked alike, and i mean across all auto manufactures.... something from the future pshhh give me a break.

However, the i8 looks nice.
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I just cannot get over the looks: it is too busy and ugly imho. Plus it is underpowered for costing so much. No thanks!
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The car looks nice but the rear end is a little busy.... But that's just my opinion.
The rear end swallowed a porsche 991

Once u see it, it cant be unseen
Oh God..... You're right. That is hilarious.
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Looks much better in Silver or Blue. The black colour does not do the car justice.
Agreed, light colours on this thing is the best.
It looks so techy and sophisticated, it has more pressence on the road than any other car on the planet atm imo.
Can't wait to see it in person.
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The rear end swallowed a porsche 991

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Damnit. I shouldn't have looked....

...it actually looks like its giving birth to a 911. But its coming out butt first.
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Oh God..... You're right. That is hilarious.
Hahaha.. spot on! It can now never be unseen. I guess that goes to show just how busy looking that rear end is.

(off-topic: I also thought the new s class clown face was hilarious)
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honestly... i actually think it looks quite dated!

you know, a bit like a delorean!
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Damnit. I shouldn't have looked....

...it actually looks like its giving birth to a 911. But its coming out butt first.
I don't see anything wrong with that?
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Original Pics

The original Protonic blue pics (1920px wide) can be found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/julians...th/9935333023/
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The rear end swallowed a porsche 991

Once u see it, it cant be unseen
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Originally Posted by SedateMe View Post
Damnit. I shouldn't have looked....

...it actually looks like its giving birth to a 911. But its coming out butt first.
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Originally Posted by bimmerjph View Post
Oh God..... You're right. That is hilarious.
Hahaha.. spot on! It can now never be unseen. I guess that goes to show just how busy looking that rear end is.

(off-topic: I also thought the new s class clown face was hilarious)
🙈 dammit

Edit: just realized u can't see the 🙈. It's the iphone monkey covering his eyes
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Oh God..... You're right. That is hilarious.
ermahgerd... that's so true!!! The i8 looks like its pooping out a 911 haha
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The original Protonic blue pics (1920px wide) can be found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/julians...th/9935333023/


Awesome thanks for posting!

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damn it!!

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