Here is a video that explains the advantages of the optional Laser Headlights that are available on the new i8 mid-engined hybrid sports car. These headlights don’t only look cool but also boast of visibility advantage over LED heasdlamps.
These laser headlights are used only for the high beams and it is being claimed that the usage of these headlamps doubles the range that the light can reach (600m/1970 ft. for these new headlamps)
Also, these headlamps reduce the strain caused to oncoming cars. This is because light from these headlamps is focused and does not spread as much as those from conventional headlights.
Here is the video from BMW: