Perhaps the most impressive thing on the entire car, however, and certainly the one that'll have the most impact on the rest of the BMW lineup, is the extensive use of mass-produced carbon fiber reinforced plastic. The car is significantly more rigid than before, which allows for better comfort and performance, and it's also 250 pounds lighter.
Welcome to your next generation of BMWs.
Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor, and can be found on Twitter. He's intrigued at the thought of a relatively affordable, lightweight, 326 hp hybrid BMW coupe.