BMW M8 Gran Coupe has already hit the production line before the official presentationNovember 18, 2019
The official presentation of the new four-door sedan will take place tomorrow as part of the press day before the opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show. But now on the web there are photos of the BMW M8 Gran Coupe on the conveyor line in Dingolfing, Germany. European sales of the “charged” version will begin in January 2020.
The BMW M lineup is gearing up for the debut of a flagship passenger car. The four-door will be equipped with a forced 4.4-liter turbocharged V8 engine, capable of developing up to 600 horsepower and 750 Nm. Later, a modification of the M8 Gran Coupe Competition should be released with a capacity of up to 625 “horses”.
Together with the engine, an eight-speed automatic transmission will work, as well as the proprietary xDrive all-wheel drive system. All this allows a heavy sedan to accelerate to 100 km/h in 3.0 seconds. The maximum speed is likely to be limited by electronics, but you can remove the limit as an option.
In addition, the BMW M8 in a four-door body will receive a retuned suspension with adaptive shock absorbers, a reinforced braking system with carbon-ceramic discs, a carbon roof and an enlarged rear track.
Despite the fact that sales will begin in January 2020, in April a limited edition M8 Gran Coupe First Edition will be available with a limited edition of 400 copies. In this series, the model will receive a unique Aurora Diamond Green Metallic body color from the BMW Individual catalog. Also, unique alloy wheels will be installed on it. The price tag is unknown.
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