To this day, the BMW
M1 is the only true supercar the German automaker has ever made. The upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid will only be the company's second supercar. Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro with engineering done by Lamborghini
, the production M1 first premiered at the 1978 Paris Motor Show as BMW's first M car. At the time of its launch, the M1 was one of the most capable performance machines on the road, able to reach 165 mph and hit 60 in just 5.6 seconds - impressive numbers back then.