The earlier (more believable) rumors floating around were that they were using the "i " carbon tech and a less "eco" focused application of the i8's hybrid tech to make a M1 in celebration of the 100th. Sort of a "here's our history and our future rolled into one." Price was expected to be $300k+, LFA territory. … » 7/29/14 3:02pm Today 3:02pm

Hehe. That gearbox "service" is a replacement gearbox, since as far as I know, they currently don't have individual clutch packs, parts, etc for the DCT, just the transmission itself. I meant to ask the techs at the AMG Driving Academy if any of the transmissions had been replaced on their SLS's. I think the first… » 7/29/14 11:29am Today 11:29am

Since laser headlights are not DOT legal and they only have a Display Key prototype (before this Concours announcement they had said the Display Key was cancelled because the BMW "i" app makes it redundant), buying a regular one is still probably a quicker was to "buy" your i8 and start using it. If any i8's make it… » 7/28/14 9:30am Yesterday 9:30am

The third accident I've seen of cars leaving that one event. The other two are in other posts in the comments. There was apparently time between accidents for the police to come in, issue tickets, clean the road, and leave before the next idiot attempted it. » 7/21/14 9:59am 7/21/14 9:59am