A practically brand new BMW i8 is already scheduled for its first major service after the driver somehow managed to flip it over during a test drive in Mexico.

According to Wrecked Exotics, the plug-in hybrid sports car was being test driven by a journalist around what appears to be a private track. The journalist clearly lost control sending the car out through a wire-mesh fence, though details on how he/she actually managed to flip the car over remains a mystery.

BMW i8 flip 2

The condition of the driver was not stated though given that the roof is still somewhat intact, we’re guessing they only suffered a few scratches and a bruised ego.

Superficially, the car appears to have only suffered a damaged roof though the pool of fluid seen on the second image begs to differ.

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What is more depressing is that this particular i8 is supposedly one of the first few production models.

Source: Wrecked Exotics

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