When it comes to BMW Company, it is certain that we can expect some remarkable from them. Every newest model from this German automaker pushes all the limits, and every new vehicle is extraordinary. It does not matter whether it is a crossover, some sporty coupe or just sedan variant, every variant brings something new. 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, named 8 series will be inspired by 7 Series and that just tell us how good this model will be.
2018 BMW 8 Series Coupe Exterior design
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 grille and according to spy photos it will be the same as in the 7 series. Furthermore, the 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.
BMW 8 Series Coupe 2018 Interior design
Just like in the 7 series, the cabin of the next 2018 BMW 8 Series Coupe will be very luxurious. It will provide a high dose of comfort and elegance. The leather is the 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, and all people inside will definitely enjoy in the pleasant ride. The dashboard will be probably the same as in the 7 series and that is very good. We can just expect some upgrades when it comes to the multimedia and driver system. This coupe variant should have leather seats and flat at bottom steering wheels, but this info is not confirmed.
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Engine and Performance
The forthcoming 2018 BMW 8 Series Coupe will be powered by a twin-turbo, 4.4-liter V-8 engine that 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.
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Price and Release date
The release date of the upcoming model will be probably in the last three months of the next year. The starting price of the Coupe 8 series will be around $85.000.
2018 BMW 8 Series spy photos