Starting as an engine-manufacture for aircraft and motorcycle, BMW becomes to one of the most famous car producer in the world. Since the production of the first car in 1929, a road without BMW is hard to imagine.
Already in the category of hydrogen cars BMW was a pioneer and developed the world's first automobile manufacturer approvable hydrogen cars, which were folded through the presentation of the project i in 2008. Thenceforward BMW rose up to a big player of super sports car.
Under the name Project i, BMW summarize the reinvention of urban mobility. In 2009, BMW presented the concept car Vision Efficient Dynamics, which combined an electric motor with an aerodynamic lightweight construction - the sports car of the future.
Already 38 months later BMW presents the BMW i8 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, the most important automotive show in the world. The serial production of this sport car started in 2014.
Since 2015 you can hire the BMW i8 @Motion Drive® and drive the BMW i8 by yourself. It doesn´t matter whether you want to drive it on the german Autobahn or on the racetrack.
True to the old adage that opposites attract, the electric motor on the front axle with its 131 hp combined with the BMW TwinPower Turbo 1.5 liter 3-cylinder engine with 231 hp vault the BMW i8 within 4.4 seconds to 100 km / h. The top speed is 250 km / h.
The 1.5 liter - 3-cylinder engine with its six-speed automatic feels like a much bigger. Thanks to the electric motor of the BMW i8 it is the first sports car with the consumption of a compact car. According to the manufacturer he just needs 2.1 liters per 100 km.
Driving only by electric, the BMW runs up to 35 km. Coupled with the fuel tank the i8 the total range is up to 600 km.
At Motion Drive you can exclusively rent the BMW i8. Therefore it doesn´t matter if you want to drive with an instructor, rent it for a daytrip or for a whole weekend – you decide how long you want to rent the BMW i8. You also can choose one of our seven locations where you want to start – Magdeburg, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Stuttgart.