In terms of its hybrid technology, at least.
It feels as though the BMW i8 has been around for ages, but only now is the radical hybrid sports car making its way into the hands of the leading test drivers. Autocar’s Steve Sutcliffe is the latest recipient of the cutting-edge gasoline-electric all-wheel-drive machine, who takes it for a spin around some of the finest driving roads in Scotland to fully appreciate the car’s range of personalities. From its supermini efficiency to supercar levels of acceleration, the i8 utilizes similar hybrid technology as that on the LaFerrari.
It may not be as dramatic as Ferrari’s flagship, but it’s just as fascinating. Check it out.