The Design Philosophy
The BMW i8’s design philosophy has on the basis the idea of creating a connection between ground-breaking sustainability and premium character. To approach the ground BMW Group has created the so-called black belt, a design element that runs from the front, over the roof, to the rear in all BMW i models by now. Also typical of BMW i are the dynamic stream-flow design, the Air Curtains and striking details such as the LED Daytime Running Light in a distinctive U-shape and the LED rear lights. The interior keeps the approach to the sustainability by having the lightweight materials in use. BMW i has kept using only sustainable materials wherever it was possible.
LED light design with laser light
The exceptional LED lights used in the BMW i8 fit extremely good with the concept of the car. In this sport vehicle all the lightning elements are completely LED. The front light has a U-shaped frame. Daytime Running Lights and a built-in indicator are included in the frame.Another frame is added as a design concept and it has laser light technology used. The range of the high beam and the illumination have considerably increased dye to the laser technology. The lighting unit also have an innovative technology, it is a passively lit blue band signals.The side cover of the headlight is not dark but has a brilliant metallic finish.