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  • Make Your Kid Love You with this Fancy Driveable BMW i8 Mini-Car
    Make Your Kid Love You with this Fancy Driveable BMW i8 Mini-Car

    For just $219.99, you’ll be able to drink out of a “Universe’s Coolest Parent” mug for about … ehhh, maybe five days. That is, until your offspring remembers he or she is a child and the attention shifts …

    Make Your Kid Love You with this Fancy Driveable BMW i8 Mini-Car

    For just $219.99, you’ll be able to drink out of a “Universe’s Coolest Parent” mug for about … ehhh, maybe five days. That is, until your offspring remembers he or she is a child and the attention shifts to some other toy. Or something equally as extremely cool like a giant refrigerator box. But for

  • BMW Shows Off More Vehicles With Power-Boosting Water Injection
    BMW Shows Off More Vehicles With Power-Boosting Water Injection

    BMW held a presentation at its test center in Miramas, France during the past week where the automaker showed off a number of its upcoming powertrain technologies. The highlight was an i8 technology demonstrator …

    BMW Shows Off More Vehicles With Power-Boosting Water Injection

    BMW held a presentation at its test center in Miramas, France during the past week where the automaker showed off a number of its upcoming powertrain technologies. The highlight was an i8 technology demonstrator fitted with a hydrogen fuel cell, and alongside it BMW showed a fuel cell-powered 5-Series Gran Turismo, a 2-Series …

  • Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 'No Longer Available,' Infiniti QX60 Twin Vanishes Too: UPDATED
    Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 'No Longer Available,' Infiniti QX60 Twin Vanishes Too: UPDATED

    Four months ago, we inquired about the fate of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid. Now we have our answer: The Pathfinder Hybrid "is no longer available," according to the Nissan website--nor is its Infiniti …

    Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 'No Longer Available,' Infiniti QX60 Twin Vanishes Too: UPDATED

    Four months ago, we inquired about the fate of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid. Now we have our answer: The Pathfinder Hybrid "is no longer available," according to the Nissan website--nor is its Infiniti QX60 Hybrid sibling.

  • Would You Pay $106,000 for a Porsche Model Car? Someone Did

    This is the Porsche 919 Hybrid. It’s the vehicle that brought Porsche back to the top level of endurance racing in 2014 and the chariot which delivered Porsche a stunning overall win at the recent 2015 …

    Would You Pay $106,000 for a Porsche Model Car? Someone Did

    This is the Porsche 919 Hybrid. It’s the vehicle that brought Porsche back to the top level of endurance racing in 2014 and the chariot which delivered Porsche a stunning overall win at the recent 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans.  Except when we say “this,” we don’t actually mean this one. Rather, this is

  • This Weird Looking BMW i8 Runs on Hydrogen

    Just when you thought the BMW i8 couldn’t look any more futuristic, this prototype comes along. It’s not some post-apocalyptic preview of BMW’s to come, but rather, it’s a hydrogen fuel cell test mule …

    This Weird Looking BMW i8 Runs on Hydrogen

    Just when you thought the BMW i8 couldn’t look any more futuristic, this prototype comes along. It’s not some post-apocalyptic preview of BMW’s to come, but rather, it’s a hydrogen fuel cell test mule based on the current BMW i8. At BMW’s “Group Innovation Days” event in France, the Bavarian automaker pulled out all the …

  • 2017 Audi A4 Preview

    The new Audi A4 goes on sale in Europe this fall as a 2016 model, and is slated to arrive in the United States after the first of next year as a 2017 model.

    2017 Audi A4 Preview

    The new Audi A4 goes on sale in Europe this fall as a 2016 model, and is slated to arrive in the United States after the first of next year as a 2017 model.

  • Audi's new high-tech A4 will force BMW to step up its game

    For decades, the gold standard for compact sports sedans has been the BMW 3-Series. However, since its introduction in 1995, the Audi A4 has been working to end the Bimmer's reign. Business Insider …

    Audi's new high-tech A4 will force BMW to step up its game

    For decades, the gold standard for compact sports sedans has been the BMW 3-Series. However, since its introduction in 1995, the Audi A4 has been working to end the Bimmer's reign. Business Insider recently tested a sporty variant of the current generation A4 and found the car to be comfortable luxury sedan and yet …

  • BMW Shows Off Fuel Cell-Powered i8 And 5-Series GT

    In late 2011, BMW signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota for collaboration on a number of projects, one of which was development of a new sports car platform to spawn a replacement for the Z4 …

    BMW Shows Off Fuel Cell-Powered i8 And 5-Series GT

    In late 2011, BMW signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota for collaboration on a number of projects, one of which was development of a new sports car platform to spawn a replacement for the Z4 as well as a spiritual successor to the Supra. Another crucial area for collaboration was hydrogen fuel cell technology, …

  • Journalist Flips BMW i8 During Test Drive

    We’ve all had bad days at work. The boss is a jerk, coworkers drive you nuts, and that damn printer never works. All of that pales in comparison to the bad day one auto journalist had when he managed to …

    Journalist Flips BMW i8 During Test Drive

    We’ve all had bad days at work. The boss is a jerk, coworkers drive you nuts, and that damn printer never works. All of that pales in comparison to the bad day one auto journalist had when he managed to flip a BMW i8 onto its roof. The crash happened in Mexico near the capital

  • The BMW i8 is the sports car of the future, and we drove it through America's past

    The BMW i8 is a technological tour de force. It's BMW's vision for what the future may hold for sports cars. Recently, BMW lent Business Insider a white i8, and we took it on a road trip through historic …

    The BMW i8 is the sports car of the future, and we drove it through America's past

    The BMW i8 is a technological tour de force. It's BMW's vision for what the future may hold for sports cars. Recently, BMW lent Business Insider a white i8, and we took it on a road trip through historic New England.

  • Buy a Rare Bentley Continental, Get a Ride in a Stunt Jet

    As car models age, they become a bit long in tooth. Their interiors go out of date, and the tech that once was ahead of its time is now considered an antique. To breathe new life into those models, they …

    Buy a Rare Bentley Continental, Get a Ride in a Stunt Jet

    As car models age, they become a bit long in tooth. Their interiors go out of date, and the tech that once was ahead of its time is now considered an antique. To breathe new life into those models, they tend to make special editions to squeeze the last bits of juice out of the proverbial

  • James May's Porsche 911 Sold At 2015 Goodwood Festival Of Speed: Video

    UPDATE: This 1984 Porsche 911 3.2-liter Carrera owned by ex-'Top Gear' host James May was sold during the past weekend’s 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed for a little over £50,000 (approximately $78,225). …

    James May's Porsche 911 Sold At 2015 Goodwood Festival Of Speed: Video

    UPDATE: This 1984 Porsche 911 3.2-liter Carrera owned by ex-'Top Gear' host James May was sold during the past weekend’s 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed for a little over £50,000 (approximately $78,225). As far as Top Gear goes, the big news is that venerable BBC presenter Chris Evans has been named as Jeremy Clarkson's …

 
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