National Post | Life

Last week, four-year-old gearhead Eli told his uncle about his dream car. It was a BMW with 42 wheels, 19 engines and “a trunk full of toys and you can play in it.”

His uncle, Ben, took to Jalopnik seeking an artist’s conception of the car, nicknamed the BMW 4219ELi. It’s powered by 19 Porsche boxer engines, each producing 459 horsepower for a grand total of 8721.

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The 429ELi also has three separate seating positions which can all drive the car simultaneously, and power is sent to all 42 wheels via a single transmission and divided by a series of limited-slip differentials.

BMW noticed Eli’s dream car and posted it on their Tumblr page. Yesterday, they answered the call with a rendering of their own.

Jalopnik readers submitted their own takes on the 429ELi as well, but BMW’s version is decidedly more motorsport-friendly. Taking…

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