A ride in BMW’s cars of the future

It's still almost a year before anyone can to buy one, but TopGear has been poking its nose into the arctic testing of BMW's radical i cars. We've had a ride with the engineers on roads and a frozen lake. And? They really do feel like machines from the next generation.

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The BMW i8

The BMW i8 is the cleverest sports car… in the world. It's not just about a new petrol-electric 4WD system. It uses new materials, fresh aerodynamics and a new approach to tyres and chassis. And on the road it can keep up with a M3 or 911 Carrera, using only half the fuel as it goes.