With the dawn of the 2010s came new ideas and new approaches. BMW’s new ‘BMW i’ division, focussing on their ‘Project i’ electric fleet of cars was one such new idea, and the BMW i8 was the first product of that when it came to supercars for the present day, as more and more car manufacturers made the move towards cars that have greener air emissions.
Unveiled in 2013 at the International Motor Show in Germany, the i8 was a good four years in conception and development before it finally went into production, with laser headlights, butterfly doors and head up display.
The power on this hybrid supercar comes from its 7.1 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which offers an impressive 374 bhp. Now, doubtlessly, there will be some sceptics who aren’t entirely sold on the idea of supercars powered on anything besides fuel being much good.
But the i8 delivers more and then some. It thunders to a supreme top speed of 159 mph, with the capability to accelerate from 0 - 60 mph in a lightning fast 4.4 seconds. So really, until you’ve tried the future of supercars out for yourself, you’re stuck in a timewarp...
The BMW i8 may be experienced at a variety of great UK circuits. Three sisters in Wigan; Dunsfold Park in Surrey; Elvington in Yorkshire; Prestwold Hall in Leicester; or Smeatharpe in Exeter.
This is your opportunity to drive one of the finest sports cars ever created lap after lap. You'll have mastered every turn by the end of the day, and you won't be holding back on the straights.
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