When it comes to BMW Company, it is certain that we can always expect some remarkable things from them. Every newest model from this German automaker pushes all the limits, and every new vehicle is fantastic. It does not matter whether it is a crossover, some sporty coupe or just sedan variant, every variant bring something new. For those ones who are older like me, still remember the series 8 coupes. It was so rare so different and to me beautiful. But that was before 1999, eight was discontinued, however, the thing will gonna change.
Today, we will talk about the latest 2018 BMW 8 Series Coupe. The most recent Coupe will be actually some kind of answer to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and we can definitely expect great battle here. The next two-seater coupe will be inspired by 7 Series and that just tell us how good this model will be.
2018 BMW 8 Series Coupe Exterior
There is no so much official information about the exterior design of the anticipated model, but we have some spy photos from testing and we are going to try to describe you its appearance as best as we can. At the first glance, the new model looks like some space ship. Everything is so luxurious and elegant, starting from the general design to some small details. First of all, it is important to say that this model will be very similar to the 7 series. Although it is almost completely camouflaged, we can see elegantly designed and a bit wider double kidney front grille. Also, the headlights will be the same as in 7 series just a slightly wider.
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The front bumper will be located under the exceptional grille and according to spy photos it will be the same as in the 7 series. Furthermore, the 2018 BMW 8 Series bumper will be equipped with fog and air intakes. Considering the fact that almost everything on this model is similar to the 7 series, we can also expect the same technologies and system. That means that all the lighting on this model will be powered by the LEDs. At the sides, we can expect large aluminum wheels but we don’t have information about its size.
New BMW 8 Series 2018 Interior design
Just like in the 7 series, the cabin of the next 8 series will be very luxurious. It will provide a high level of comfort and elegance. The leather is standard feature inside and almost everything is covered with it. Those parts that are uncovered are probably covered with the wood or with the aluminum. All seats inside will be adjustable in so many ways, everything for the pleasant ride. Seems like the dashboard will be very similar as in the 7 series and that is very good. We can just expect some updates when it comes to the 2018 BMW 8 Series coupe infotainment system. This coupe variant will probably have leather and flat bottomed steering wheels, but this info is not confirmed.
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Engine and Performance
The next generation 2018 BMW 8 Series Coupe should be powered by a twin-turbo, 4.4-liter V-8 engine. It will be capable of delivering up to 445 horsepower as well as a 480 pound-feet of twist. The acceleration from 0-60 mph with this engine will be only 4.3 seconds while the top speed will be 155 mph. This model will be offered in both, all wheel drive and front wheel drive type. When it comes to the transmission we can expect ZF eight-speed automatic. Unfortunately, the information about EPA rates is not available at the moment.
2018 BMW 8 Series render
Price and Release date
The release date of the new BMW 8 Series 2018 will be probably at the winter of the next year. The starting price of the BMW 8 coupe could be close to $90.000, or bit less.
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1992 BMW 8 Series
New BMW 8 Series 2018 spy photos