Watch the BMW M8 accelerate to 100 km/h in 2.88 secondsOctober 9, 2019
According to the passport, the coupe spends 3.2 seconds on it
BMW Motorsport, Martin Tomczyk, was able to disperse the M8 Competition coupe to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.88 seconds, while according to the passport the two-door takes 3.2 seconds. So much time to reach the 100 km/h, you need ultralight Caterham Seven Superlight R500.
The races took place during the event for journalists as part of the international launch of the BMW M8. In the first, Martin Tomchik accelerated to 100 kilometers per hour and showed a result of 2.88 seconds. For the same amount of gaining a 100 km/h track Caterham Seven Superlight R500 with a specific power of 520 horsepower per ton. At M8 Competition, this value is 332 power per ton.
In the second race, Tomchik accelerated to 200 kilometers per hour – as in the first case, the launch control was activated on the coupe. Time – 9.93 seconds. In comparison, the McLaren GT takes nine seconds to get 200 kilometers per hour, and the Porsche 911 Carrera S takes exactly ten seconds.
The BMW M8 Competition Coupe is equipped with a 4.4 V8 twin-turbo engine delivering 625 horsepower and 750 Nm of torque. The company consists of an eight-speed automatic transmission M Steptronic with three work profiles, four-wheel drive M xDrive with the ability to disable the front axle and an active M-differential.
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