News – Individual Paint Colours for BMW i8

Here at ESM we quite like the BMW i8, but the colour choices have been a little bit uninspiring for a car that’s meant to shout ‘FUTURE’ in huge capital letters. BMW now seems to have remedied that situation with some new options.Yes, as of right now you can order your hybrid supercar in a variety of…

EngageSportMode Awards 2014 – Part One

With the clock running down on 2014, it’s time for EngageSportMode to bring you our annual awards. Who has performed well enough to earn a coveted macaroni and glitter trophy this year? Part one focuses on road cars, whilst part two will include motorsport and media. Let’s get down to business: 2014 seemed to be the…

BMW i8 – Tame Geek First Drive and Review

How does he do it? We’re not quite sure, but our good friend The Tame Geek managed to get himself behind the wheel of the BMW i8 electric supercar for a test drive. We bring you his full thoughts that first premiered on his own website.  After having a great time in BMW’s electric (and somewhat…

2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Photo Highlights

EngageSportMode couldn’t be at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show but, fortunately, it knows some people who are. So with the press days now out of the way, what are some of the highlights from the 2013 Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung? Below are some of the stand out new cars announced at this year’s show. Some are purely…

BMW i8 – Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Officially Revealed

The second piece in BMW’s hybrid strategy has been fully unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, with prices and specifications for the futuristic i8 now confirmed. So just what do you get for almost £100,000? Hybrid plug-in electric and petrol turbo power, 0-62 mph in 4.4 seconds, 155 mph top speed, Official 113 mpg, 59g/km CO2, and…