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    i3 and i8 roadster

    I had shortly mentioned that my brother and I purchased 2 i3's for short distance commuting.

    Well, the dealer also dropped off an i8 coupe and an i8 roadster for a test drive....

    we both might go for i8s roadsters as well. the test drive convinced me that its actually a fun car in its special way. not the best at anything but a funky cruiser in a way. a bit too loud (in the looks dept) but a fun drive.

    its a last chance to get one as production of the i8 will be stopped this April...

    90% its a go for us.....will sleep over it another 2 nights 


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    Re: i3 and i8 roadster

    intouch1:

    I had shortly mentioned that my brother and I purchased 2 i3's for short distance commuting.

    Well, the dealer also dropped off an i8 coupe and an i8 roadster for a test drive....

    we both might go for i8s roadsters as well. the test drive convinced me that its actually a fun car in its special way. not the best at anything but a funky cruiser in a way. a bit too loud (in the looks dept) but a fun drive.

    its a last chance to get one as production of the i8 will be stopped this April...

    90% its a go for us.....will sleep over it another 2 nights 

    i8? Seriously? Smiley


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    Re: i3 and i8 roadster

    RC:
    intouch1:

    I had shortly mentioned that my brother and I purchased 2 i3's for short distance commuting.

    Well, the dealer also dropped off an i8 coupe and an i8 roadster for a test drive....

    we both might go for i8s roadsters as well. the test drive convinced me that its actually a fun car in its special way. not the best at anything but a funky cruiser in a way. a bit too loud (in the looks dept) but a fun drive.

    its a last chance to get one as production of the i8 will be stopped this April...

    90% its a go for us.....will sleep over it another 2 nights 

    i8? Seriously? Smiley

    I am surprised to how many I see driving around here . I almost see one a day . I always wondered what was the attraction to the car .  Maybe it is actually nice to drive ....


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    Re: i3 and i8 roadster

    I drove the i8 two years ago...not really my cup of tea, I'd prefer a Tesla S over it any time. The Tesla S offers more for gadget lovers like me, the i8 feels more like an EV/hybrid with sports car ambitions. It is hard to explain.

    I get the i3 120ah though, it is a nice and small EV for the city with longer range (still not my cup of tea).

    It is my understanding that in the region Sherif lives in, a BMW makes more sense than a Tesla. I get it. 


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    Re: i3 and i8 roadster

    I had the chance to drive a i8 at a winter training on snow. Maybe not the fastest car, but something special (carbon tub). Don’t know about driving on normal streets (small tires)


    Re: i3 and i8 roadster

    it wasn't on my radar at all.....however Bmw here sent a coupe and a roadster along with the i3's we purchased and I just took it for a spin.

    for here its a good car to own and it has its appeal. looks funky and feels good in the interior. the roadster that is.

    I look at it from a novelty point of view even if its not that new anymore. but an interesting concept.


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    Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary... That's what gets you.

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    Itsme:

    I had the chance to drive a i8 at a winter training on snow. Maybe not the fastest car, but something special (carbon tub). Don’t know about driving on normal streets (small tires)

    optional 215 and 245.....as said I look at it as a hybrid and not sports car...


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    Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary... That's what gets you.

    Re: i3 and i8 roadster

    There was something special about the looks, doors, tub and hybrid combo of the i8 I very much enjoyed. But it’s not a fast car. You may find this crazy but if it wasn’t for my 720s I would miss the i8. 


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    Re: i3 and i8 roadster

    I do like the i8 inside and out, even the bad performance doesn't quite bother me, it's the entry and exit that put me off. Even worse than getting in and out of a Elise. Plenty of room to get in and out, but it's the stupid sill that's the problem.

    Makes entering my 918 extremely easy by comparison. 


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