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      04-18-2019, 07:35 AM   #23
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The i8 could have been a Halo car if they stuffed that m5 motor with x drive - a proper v8 with 600hp would have made this car the real deal . I drove the NSX and it's what the i8 should have been .
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$1.3 million for the 003.
I think Iíll stick with the i8. I can live with 1 more second to reach 60 mph.
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      04-21-2019, 04:53 PM   #25
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$1.3 million for the 003.
I think Iíll stick with the i8. I can live with 1 more second to reach 60 mph.
This one second is relevant when kids compare car cards, in reality this car is already too fast for me (or let's say my ticket budget)
There is only fun with that car and that's all about.
What the i8 should have been is obviously only of concern of people who don't have one
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      04-30-2019, 03:56 PM   #26
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Many commenters have gone off on a tangent. The thread refers to a halo *version* of the i8. Not that the i8 itself should be different.

i.e. just as Mercedes made the AMG ONE to have a halo effect on the range, and Aston Martin made Valkyrie and Son of Valkyrie, to sell the forthcoming new Vanquish.

So the suggestion was that if BMW made a halo *version* of the i8, that would have had a knock on effect to make the i8 (and other BMWs) more desirable. Perhaps improving residuals.


If I were suggesting any performance improvement to the i8 itself, it would only really have been wider wheels/tyres plus bigger brakes all designed in from scratch.
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