When the BMW i8 doesn’t feel enough like a sports car, just flick a switch and its character changes instantly
I’d been waiting a while for this moment, carefully running in the BMW i8‘s tiny three-cylinder engine until it was ready for some proper work.
I recalled the car’s press launch and being rather impressed by its ability to maintain considerable point-to-point pace with little apparent effort. But there was nothing in my first month with the i8 that suggested a repeat performance was likely. It just hasn’t felt like a sports car – and I mean that largely as a …read more