Originally Posted by mapezzul
Dack- I think he is talking about the prototype. The images you took are of the concept car. They are not close to production ready with the i8. They just canabolize parts to check the drivetrain- interior is always the last to get prototyped just in case there is a need to change configuration of the drive train.
For example the F56 MINI was using F20 1 Series bits until recently... and that car is due next Spring.
Thanks for the inside info.