BMW i
Forum for the BMW i3, i4 and i8
BMW i3 BMW i8
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   BMW i Forums > BMW i8 Forums > BMW i8 General Discussion

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-31-2013, 04:09 PM   #1
Jason
Administrator
 
Jason's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

Posts: 16,386
iTrader: (0)

More pics of i8 in the wild

More preproduction i8 models have been spotted in the wild:

Ionic Silver i8 in Munich.
Crystal White i8 in Leipzig.
Sophisto Grey i8 in Nurburg.

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


Name:  i8-1.jpg
Views: 20740
Size:  280.3 KB

Name:  i8-2.jpg
Views: 21946
Size:  232.9 KB

Name:  i8-3.jpg
Views: 20552
Size:  271.9 KB

Name:  i8-4.jpg
Views: 20338
Size:  295.8 KB

Name:  i8-5.jpg
Views: 19886
Size:  268.4 KB

Name:  i8-6.jpg
Views: 21683
Size:  273.7 KB

Name:  i8-7.jpg
Views: 20561
Size:  257.9 KB


Name:  crystal-white-i8-1.jpg
Views: 21331
Size:  239.5 KB

Name:  crystal-white-i8-2.jpg
Views: 25427
Size:  169.1 KB

Name:  crystal-white-i8-3.jpg
Views: 19115
Size:  235.3 KB

Name:  crystal-white-i8-4.jpg
Views: 19206
Size:  176.7 KB



Name:  greyi8-1.jpg
Views: 21282
Size:  153.7 KB

Name:  greyi8-2.jpg
Views: 18956
Size:  149.7 KB

Name:  greyi8-3.jpg
Views: 19236
Size:  106.8 KB

Name:  greyi8-4.jpg
Views: 18859
Size:  150.3 KB

Name:  greyi8-5.jpg
Views: 18774
Size:  144.2 KB

Name:  greyi8-6.jpg
Views: 18785
Size:  131.3 KB
__________________
Check on the Latest BMW News
Become a fan of Bimmerpost Facebook
Follow us on Bimmerpost Twitter
Subscribe to Bimmerpost Youtube Channel

Jason is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-31-2013, 06:19 PM   #2
ddk632
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 BMW X6M
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: South Florida

Posts: 1,599
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
That is the happiest passenger I've ever seen!

Car looks amazing.
__________________
ddk632 | David Khaykin | (The K is Silent!)
2013 Monte Carlo Blue BMW X6M w/ Mugello Red Interior (E71 LCI)
flickr photos [ Best Of | BMW | Motorcycles & DSLR's ]
ddk632 is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-31-2013, 11:46 PM   #3
GuyOh
Lieutenant Colonel
 
GuyOh's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 AW 335i coupe
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Vancouver B.C.

Posts: 1,793
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E92 335i  [0.00]
lol nice "family" car
__________________
GuyOh is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-01-2013, 02:26 PM   #4
drlonline
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2012 X5 xDrive 35i Sport
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: L.A., CA

Posts: 142
iTrader: (0)

Any idea where the photos were taken? I assume it was Germany, but it's interesting that it's a right-hand drive car.

First shots I've seen of someone (looks to be a child) in the rear seat.

Curious why they still have the stickers "Hybrid test vehicle" on the car.
drlonline is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-01-2013, 02:37 PM   #5
drlonline
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2012 X5 xDrive 35i Sport
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: L.A., CA

Posts: 142
iTrader: (0)

Just noticed how many people in the background of the first photo are ogling the i8. Obvious that the car is a real head-turner.
drlonline is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-02-2013, 06:58 PM   #6
GuyOh
Lieutenant Colonel
 
GuyOh's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 AW 335i coupe
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Vancouver B.C.

Posts: 1,793
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E92 335i  [0.00]
i'm liking the white
__________________
GuyOh is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-02-2013, 10:19 PM   #7
ddk632
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 BMW X6M
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: South Florida

Posts: 1,599
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Wow thanks for the updates ... When first posted this thread just had the silver.

Man, this car just looks sick in every color.

Something draws me to the Protonic Blue, though... (Not seen in this thread at time of this post)
__________________
ddk632 | David Khaykin | (The K is Silent!)
2013 Monte Carlo Blue BMW X6M w/ Mugello Red Interior (E71 LCI)
flickr photos [ Best Of | BMW | Motorcycles & DSLR's ]
ddk632 is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 12:09 PM   #8
GOLFFRR
 
GOLFFRR's Avatar
 
Drives: Golf Cart
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Solvang, CA/Camarillo, CA

Posts: 15,079
iTrader: (4)

this car is amazing!
__________________

BEFORE YOU BUY YOUR NEXT BMW, EMAIL US FIRST WE CAN HOOK YOU UP!
Need a quote or assistance? GO HERE-->http://www.bimmerdavid.com/#!blank/c1r1e
Our Parts Store--> http://www.bmwpartspros.com
GOLFFRR is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 12:26 PM   #9
Ali@BMWMt.laurel
Colonel
 
Ali@BMWMt.laurel's Avatar
 
Drives: 2015 M4
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: United States

Posts: 2,124
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2013 BMW 335i  [0.00]
oh sweeeeeeet lawd! that looks great!
__________________
BMW of Mount Laurel - ///M Certified Client Advisor
Send Me a Message Regarding Your Next BMW!
www.BMWofMtLaurel.com
We are an M-Certified and DINAN Certified Dealer
NJ Motorsports Park Affiliated!!! PM ME FOR DETAILS
Ali@BMWMt.laurel is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 12:27 PM   #10
btbossman
Major
 
Drives: 2013 335xi M sport--2014 M6
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Northern VA

Posts: 1,420
iTrader: (0)

Awesome... I cant wait!!!
btbossman is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 12:29 PM   #11
Anodite10
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Anodite10's Avatar
 
Drives: with a seat belt on
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: South Africa

Posts: 1,520
iTrader: (0)

Okay this car looks like it's worth 125k now..wow!
Anodite10 is offline   South Africa
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 12:30 PM   #12
Danyutz
Enlisted Member
 
Danyutz's Avatar
 
Drives: the UPO
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Romania

Posts: 35
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via Skype™ to Danyutz
I took part in a Product Training for X5 F15 and 4 Series Coupe and in the evening event, we could admire the i8 - phones or cameras weren't allowed so no pics!

We were also shown the 2 Series Coupe and 4 Series Cabrio.

2 Series was sapphire black with coral red interior - it was a 220d

4 Series Cabrio was Melbourne Red with Sport Line - Black leather and red accents/stitching

i8 was Ionic Silver - but we couldn't see the interior - and it was a production car for USA.

The event took place in Vienna, Austria.







Danyutz is offline   Romania
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 12:43 PM   #13
Zirenz2006
Brigadier General
 
Zirenz2006's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' F30 328i Sport Line
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: US - RI

Posts: 3,219
iTrader: (0)

What a head turner.
__________________
Current: F30 328i Sport Line Sapphire Black|Black-red

Retired: '09 E90 335i M-Sport AW|Oyster, '07 E92 335i Graphite|Saddle, '05 E60 545i TiAg|Black, '01 E46 325i Jet Black|Black
Zirenz2006 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 01:03 PM   #14
Russkey
Lieutenant
 
Russkey's Avatar
 
Drives: '12 BMW AW 550xi
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Colorado

Posts: 456
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2012 550xi  [5.00]
Great looking car!
Black one's looking dirty already lol
__________________
'12 AW 550xi / Dinan S2 / Eisenmann Race / MORR VS8.2 / ACS Springs / CF Goodies
Russkey is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 01:14 PM   #15
red-sauerkraut
.
 
red-sauerkraut's Avatar
 
Drives: x-car/m-car
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: northern hemisphere

Posts: 3,553
iTrader: (0)

Needs some love w a bucket of suds
__________________
Infinite Driving Pleasure
red-sauerkraut is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 01:14 PM   #16
Saphirschwarz
First Lieutenant
 
Saphirschwarz's Avatar
 
Drives: F32 428i Glacier/Goldbrown
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Liège, Belgium

Posts: 391
iTrader: (0)

black one is a killer
__________________
Saphirschwarz is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 01:30 PM   #17
Dackelone
Moderator
 
Dackelone's Avatar
 
Drives: 135i Silber mit/Rot 6MT N54
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

Posts: 15,769
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by drlonline View Post
Any idea where the photos were taken? I assume it was Germany, but it's interesting that it's a right-hand drive car.

First shots I've seen of someone (looks to be a child) in the rear seat.

Curious why they still have the stickers "Hybrid test vehicle" on the car.

All the pics look to be taken, here in Germany. The first bunch were(probably) taken a few blocks behind Marienplatz and/or Odeonsplatz in downtown Munich.

The gas station pics were taken at the Döttinger Höhe gas station ( http://www.doettinger-hoehe.de/Dottinger_Hohe/Home.html ) across from the 'Ring. You can see the Audi banner on the BTG(Bridge to Gantry) on the straight just before the tourist entry/exit point for the 'Ring.

The shots of the white i8 looks like the streets around the FIZ(BMW's R&D center) a few blocks up from the BMW Welt.

FYI... just because a car is RHD doesn't mean its being driven in the UK(or other RHD markets).


The reason why the i8 has the words: "Hybrid test vehicle" on the doors is bc it is a German law in case the cars were to become involved in a accident for the fire dept/first responders would know it is not a normal car. Also on the back of every German prototype it is written: "Werkstestwagen" so the public knows the car is not forsale. Sometimes the car manufactures use the word: "erprobungsfahrzeug" but you do not see that often.

Dack
Dackelone is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 02:21 PM   #18
AKRAPOVICOWNS
Private
 
Drives: bmw 335i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: brazil

Posts: 99
iTrader: (0)

Call me when someone slap some 20's on that bitch and we'll see
AKRAPOVICOWNS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 02:36 PM   #19
ddk632
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 BMW X6M
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: South Florida

Posts: 1,599
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
It comes stock with 20's
__________________
ddk632 | David Khaykin | (The K is Silent!)
2013 Monte Carlo Blue BMW X6M w/ Mugello Red Interior (E71 LCI)
flickr photos [ Best Of | BMW | Motorcycles & DSLR's ]
ddk632 is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 02:42 PM   #20
AKRAPOVICOWNS
Private
 
Drives: bmw 335i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: brazil

Posts: 99
iTrader: (0)

With dcent width
AKRAPOVICOWNS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 02:47 PM   #21
ddk632
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 BMW X6M
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: South Florida

Posts: 1,599
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Got me there
__________________
ddk632 | David Khaykin | (The K is Silent!)
2013 Monte Carlo Blue BMW X6M w/ Mugello Red Interior (E71 LCI)
flickr photos [ Best Of | BMW | Motorcycles & DSLR's ]
ddk632 is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-03-2013, 03:02 PM   #22
v1p3r
Private First Class
 
Drives: E46 330i
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Posts: 185
iTrader: (0)

I love how it makes the Aston Martin look pretty ordinary
__________________


2000 E46 330i STEPTRONIC |Titanium Silver|
v1p3r is offline   South Africa
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:02 PM.




bmw
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST