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BMWi8 Experience


• 3 or 6 mile options driving the BMW i8
• Weekday and Anytime options available
• Minimum age 17
Anytime BMW i8 Thrill



What's Included

BMW i8 Experience
• Welcome, introduction and safety briefing
• Driving tips and guidance from a professional instructor
• Individual driving experience certificate to finish
• Allow around one to two hours on site

BMW i8 Blast
• 3 miles driving the BMW i8

BMW i8 Thrill
• 6 miles driving the BMW i8

What Can I Expect

What makes a BMW i8 drive so different to all the other sports car experiences we have on offer? Well, to put it simply, the i8 is an electric car. But make no mistake, this is not a teeny car that pootles around to the supermarket, this is an eco-car that has serious sports car looks!

Undoubtedly, BMW has pushed the technology boat well and truly out with the i8. Originally appearing on the scene as the Vision Efficient Dynamics' concept car, no-one thought the actual production version would bear any resemblance to that crazy design, but we're delighted to say this road going green car does indeed look incredibly futuristic, right down to the amazing butterfly-opening doors. And just look at those seemingly 'floating' rear panels. Nice.

And if you've seen the film Mission Impossible IV: Ghost Protocol you'll know just how cool this BMW looks at night. As hero Ethan Hunt played by Tom Cruise cruises the streets of Mumbai in his newly acquired BMW i8, he is most definitely upstaged by those highly-efficient laser headlights.

Start up the i8 and you might be surprised by the engine noise. That's because it's actually a hybrid with three powertrains. There's the 129bhp electric motor driving the front wheels, the second electric motor that acts as a booster/generator and a three cylinder, 227bhp turbo engine driving the rear wheels (that's where the throaty singing comes from!). All that combines to offer 135mpg and an electric-only range of 22 miles.

Of course, you'll be impressed by the designer good looks of the i8, but we think you'll also be pleasantly surprised by the performance when you drive it. OK, it's no M series BMW, but it does accelerate very well in Sport Mode and you'll go from a standing start to 60mph in around 4.2 seconds, mostly thanks to the carbon fibre body that keeps the overall weight down despite the batteries and engine.

This experience gives you the chance to drive one of these sought-after i8s (BMW has a 10 month waiting list in the UK for them) around a proper race track for three or six glorious, eco-friendly (ish) miles. Take the BMW i8 for a drive and discover the world's funkiest hybrid sports car that looks like a gas-guzzler, but is actually exempt from the London Congestion Charge!


• Choose from a Weekday or Anytime voucher
• Experiences operate throughout the year in Leicestershire and between March/April and October/November at all other circuits


Exeter - Honiton (1.5 mile circuit)
Kent - Lydden Hill (1 mile circuit)
Leicestershire - Mallory Park (1.2 mile circuit)
Leicestershire - Prestwold Driving Centre (1.7 mile circuit)
Wigan - Three Sisters (0.8 mile circuit)
Yorkshire - Elvington (1.6 mile circuit)

Please note all circuit lengths are approximate

Suitable For

• Minimum age 17
• Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult on site
• A full valid driving licence is required
• Minimum height 5ft
• Maximum height 6ft 5ins
• Maximum weight 19 stone


• Spectators are welcome to come and watch
• Dogs are not permitted

Anything Else

• Optional Collision Waiver Indemnity is available to purchase at the venue
• Food and refreshments are available to purchase on site
• Participants must arrive one hour before their session start time
Delivery TypeDelivery TimePrice
Standard DeliveryEstimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day*£1.95
Weekly Special DeliveryGuaranteed next working day£7.50
Saturday Special DeliverySaturdays Only£11.70
European Delivery3 - 5 working days£4.50
Rest of World Delivery5 - 7 working days£6.50

All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

* 93% delivered next working day

All orders are sent in plain packaging so as not to ruin the surprise.

standard gift pack
Premium Gift Pack

Premium Gift Pack includes a brushed metal steel tin which will hold your personalised gift voucher and a Company booklet. The Premium Choice.

(incurs a £4.99 shipping charge)

standard gift pack
Standard Gift Pack

Standard Gift Pack Comes with a Smart envelope,your personalised gift voucher and a Company booklet. The Personal Choice.

(incurs a £1.95 shipping charge)

standard gift pack

The Into the Blue E-Voucher is an instant email option,it consists of a personalised email and a pdf download of your personalised gift voucher.The Instant Choice


Vouchers are usually valid for 12 months from the date of purchase (unless otherwise stated) and shall become invalid on the expiry date. The expiry date is set out on the Voucher. Vouchers may be extended for a further 12 months on payment of an admin fee of £10 plus any increase that may have taken place for that activity since the original date of purchase. Please note that some Vouchers cannot be extended; this will be stated on the Voucher. PLEASE NOTE: You must book and take your experience before the before the expiry date of the voucher.
BMWi8 Driving
BMWi8 Experience
Anytime BMW i8 Thrill
Total Price£89.00
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