The new BMW 8 Series CoupÃ© is the start of a new chapter in BMWâ€™s long and illustrious history of making iconic and sensational sports cars. With outstanding performance, emotion-stirring design, state-of-the-art luxury and advanced equipment technology, the BMW 8 Series is one of the most exciting new models to emerge in recent years.
The car will be launched in November 2018 and will be built at BMWâ€™s Dingolfing plant, which is also home to the BMW 7 Series Saloon â€“ a plant with a fine track record in dynamic luxury motoring. The number â€˜8â€™ in the model name stands for a high- ranking status within BMWâ€™s product range. As in the past with the BMW Z8 and also with the current BMW i8, it is reserved for sporty cars that also fire the emotions. Itâ€™s a key component in the luxury segment model offensive set out by the BMW Group as part of its NUMBER ONE > NEXT strategy.
As part of that strategy the primary development objective for the new BMW 8 Series was thrilling driving dynamics. Body, powertrain and suspension were consistently honed to achieve the best agility, precision and poise expected of a top-class sports car. In the process, remarkably powerful engines were combined with the BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system and BMW EfficientLightweight design measures. To compound this sporting nature the it was also developed alongside the BMW M8 GTE â€“ a race that has already proven its potential in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) long-distance races and in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) held in North
|Torque (Nm)||0 â€“ 62mph (Seconds)||Top Speed (mph)||Combined (mpg)||CO2 Emissions (g/km)||From
|BMW 840d xDrive||320||680||4.9||155*||46.3||160||Â£76,270|
** All figures are provisional and subject to change