Bayerische Motoren Werke AG’s M235i high-performance car has secured the German automaker its highest-ever score from Consumer Reports, beating the costlier Porsche 911 and Chevrolet Corvette in road-test reviews.
It’s so loud in here that I might as well be operating farm machinery. The cabin reeks of gas, wafting in from the flat-six engine located in the rear of the car. My shoulders are sore from cranking the heavy steering wheel and the frame of the car bucks with every bump in the road.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is rolling out the plug-in i8, its first sports car in more than three decades, in a bid to keep its cutting-edge image as Tesla Motors Inc. shakes up the luxury auto market.