2018 BMW 8 Series
BMW’s flagship 8 Series coupe has actually appeared in dripped photos prior to it makes its first public look in late 2018. This slinky Mercedes S-Class Coupe alternative is set to generate a high-performance M8 model when it hits showrooms in 2019.
2018 BMW 8 Series Styling
These preview from the Bimmerpost online forum show just how similar the upcoming 8 Series will seek to BMW’s current Concept 8 Series model– revealed above right. Sure, its headlights are somewhat larger and the idea’s huge air intakes have actually been reduced slightly for production but there’s no doubt the 8 Series still looks pretty aggressive. A lot of creases sweep their method throughout the car’s long bonnet while a high vent (borrowed from the latest 5 and 7 Series) has made its way onto the car’s side simply behind the front wheels.
Walk round the back and you’ll find the 8 Series’ rear end likewise draws motivation from the idea. It might not be rather as greatly contoured however the broad brake lights, chrome exhaust suggestions and subtle boot lid spoiler appear to have actually endured the shift from motor show podium to dealer forecourt pretty much unchanged. You can expect M Sport models to look even sportier still, while range-topping M8 cars will almost certainly included larger wheel arches, larger exhaust tips and even meatier consumptions to help them stand apart.
2018 BMW 8 Series Interior
The 8 Series’ interior (as shown above in idea form) will look simply as chic as other luxurious BMW cabins. It’ll get a lot of high-tech gadgets raised from the ultra-posh 7 Series consisting of a huge widescreen infotainment system and a slick digital motorist’s screen. It must likewise include futuristic gesture controls and a myriad of self-driving features that’ll make the 8 Series one of the most futuristic sports cars on sale.
2018 BMW 8 Series Engines and Driving
The 8 Series needs to likewise share its engines with the four-door 7 Series. Entry-level cars might come with 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel and petrol engines producing 261hp and 326hp respectively– adequate to sprint from 0-62mph in around six seconds.
If you’re trying to find something quicker than your typical hot hatch there’ll likewise be a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 fuel model with more than 600hp while at the top of the performance tree BMW’s anticipated to provide an M860 model with a 6.6-litre twin-turbo V12 and four-wheel drive. For the more environmentally mindful coupe owner, there may likewise be a plug-in hybrid model– once again using technology raised from the current 7 Series.
2018 BMW 8 Series Price and Release Date
The ended up 8 Series isn’t expected to break cover formally till late 2018. It’ll go on sale in early 2019, however if you elegant getting your hands on one you’ll have set aside from roughly ₤ 70,000.