Celebrating the arrival the BMW i8 hybrid sports car in the States, the company will auction a one-of-a-kind i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition this coming weekend at the Pebble Beach Concours.
The special edition BMW i8 will have unique paint and interior as well as a number of bespoke features making a true one-of-a-kind car. To be sold by Gooding & Company during the event this Saturday, the proceeds go to the Pebble Beach Company Foundation and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
The car itself is painted in a special shade called Frozen Grey with a unique interior with Dalbergia Brown leather. The custom tanned hides are accented with BMW i Blue stitching while the cabin gets several other trim accents in BMW i Blue.
Door sills will have custom etched plaques denoting it as the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Edition. One at the rear parcel shelf will have signatures of senior BMW executives who played key roles in the development of the BMW i8.
Sold ahead of the official sale date, the BMW i8 will have a number US firsts including laser headlights pending government approval of course. The buyer will also get a BMW i8 display key as well as the first professional edition BMW Charging Station.
In case you might have asked, “is that all”?, the sale of this special BMW i8 will include a complete set of Louis Vuitton luggage specially crafted for the car. For more news and test drives of hybrid or electric vehicles see our partner channel Motoring2.com.