The BMW M8 in the Gran Coupé and Competition Gran Coupé versions combines supercar performance with a spectacular luxury four-door coupe design that offers outstanding comfort for four passengers. There are two high-performance four-door sports cars ready to expand BMW M GmbH’s portfolio in the luxury segment.
The new, high-performance four-door models are derived directly from the new BMW M8 Coupé and have been developed with the competition version of the BMW M8 GTE. The undercarriage, chassis and aerodynamics have been adapted to fit the distinctive design of the new model, all based on extensive tests at BMW Group centers, as well as the Nürburgring and other circuits.
The new BMW M8 Gran Coupé and BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupé will have their world premiere at the Los Angeles Motor Show in November 2019. Launch on the world market will begin in April 2020, including in Romania, including the launch offer BMW M8 Gran Coupé First Edition in limited edition.
Power delivery for BMW M engines is one of the strengths of the V8 engine that powers the new BMW M8 Gran Coupé. The eight-cylinder engine, capable of speeding, with M TwinPower Turbo technology that uses two twin scroll turbines located in the V of the cylinders. The maximum power developed is 441 kW / 600 hp for the BMW M8 Gran Coupe and 460 kW / 625 hp for the new BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupé, both delivered at 6000 rpm. The torque is 750 Nm, delivered between 1800 and 5600 rpm for the BMW M8 Gran Coupé and 1800 and 5800 rpm for the BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupé. The M engines are supported by an eight-speed M Steptronic sport exhaust and transmission system with Drivelogic. The new BMW M8 Gran Coupé accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.3 seconds, while the new BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupé sprints in 3.2 seconds. The 0-200 km / h sprint is achieved in 11.2 seconds, respectively 11 seconds by the two high performance models.
The wheelbase of the Gran Coupé is 200 millimeters longer than that of the two-door variants of the new BMW M8. This brings exceptional space in the rear compartment.
The exclusive standard equipment of the new BMW M8 Gran Coupé and BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupé includes adaptive LED headlights with BMW Laserlight, BMW Head-Up Display specific M, M sport seats, Driving Assistant and Parking Assistant. The latest developments in operation and connectivity can be enjoyed with the standard BMW Live Cockpit Professional available, complete with navigation system and BMW Smart Personal Assistant.
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