BMW i8 Breaks Cover Ahead Frankfurt Motor Show

The BMW i8 has been out in the world since its unveiling at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show as the Concept Vision Efficient Dynamics, but BMW has kept its hybrid sports car well-hidden from prying eyes. But on the home stretch, someone leaked the first official images of the BMW i8 onto the internet, just five days away from the official reveal.

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BMW i8 Drops Plans For V8 Or V10 Version

A car that has seemingly be in development forever, the BMW i8 will eventually come to market as a plug-in hybrid with a hint of performance. But there were also rumors that the i8 could also get a gas-only drivetrain for serious horsepower enthusiasts. Those plans have been canned, and the BMW i8 will remain a clean performance car…for now.

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