2023 BMW 8-Series Coupe

2023 BMW 8-Series Coupe

2023 BMW 8-Series Coupe

2023 BMW 8-Series Coupe

2023 BMW 8-Series Coupe

With striking design modifications to the exterior and an interior that has been further developed in numerous details, premium carmaker BMW has honed the profile of its luxury sports cars. A redesigned front section makes for an exterior look that is as dynamic as it is elegant. In addition, all model variants of the new BMW 8-Series Coupé, the new BMW 8-Series Convertible and the new BMW 8-Series Gran Coupé come with an M sports package as standard. This means that the interior likewise conveys an even more intensely focused impression of driving pleasure. Operating convenience and connectivity are optimised by an enlarged 12.3-inch Control Display for the BMW iDrive system.

More than ever, the luxury sports cars of the BMW 8-Series embody a passion for inspiring performance and exclusive style. The BMW "Iconic Glow" kidney, which is standard on all model variants, now adds a particularly expressive accentuation to the exterior. On the inside, the BMW Individual Merino leather upholstery - now a standard feature - contributes to the luxurious ambience.

Luxury sports car in three body variants

The new edition of the BMW 8-Series provides a particularly emotional boost for the brand's current model offensive in the luxury performance segment. There are three individual vehicle characters to choose from, each of them offering its own distinctive interpretation of this fascinating combination of sporty flair and luxury. The BMW 8-Series Coupé embodies the classic two-door body shape, so it stands firmly in the tradition of the brand's legendary sports cars, blending elegant lines with dynamic driving characteristics. The BMW 8-Series Coupé was developed in parallel with the BMW M8 GTE endurance racing car.

A choice of three engines, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive

There are several options when it comes to choosing an individual experience of the exclusive dynamic performance offered by a BMW 8-Series - not only in terms of the diversity of vehicle concepts but also based on drive technology. Three engines are available for each of the luxury sports cars. At the top of the model range are the BMW M850i xDrive Coupé the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible and the BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé. These models put the power of their 4.4-litre, 390 kW/530 hp V8 engine on the road with the help of intelligent all-wheel drive.

The 3.0 litre in-line 6-cylinder petrol engine in the BMW 840i xDrive Coupé models and the BMW 840i xDrive Convertible and the BMW 840i xDrive Gran Coupé transmits its drive torque to all four wheels. Alternatively, the 245 kW/333 hp engine can also be combined in the BMW 840i Coupé models the BMW 840i Convertible and the BMW 840i Gran Coupé with classic rear-wheel drive.

Exterior design

Strikinglydesigned surfaces and precisely traced lines ensure sporty elegance in the body design of the three models of the BMW 8-Series in line with the brand's current design style. Their appearance signals dynamic performance, exclusivity and progressive aesthetics. Regardless of the body shape, the BMW 8-Series stands for an unmistakable style that makes a lasting impression. Just a few weeks after the market launch of the third body variant, the entire BMW 8-Series was awarded the "Golden Steering Wheel" as the "Best-Looking Car of the Year" based on a reader survey by Auto Bild and Bild am Sonntag.

The BMW 8-Series Coupé comes over as a low-slung vehicle with an elongated silhouette and a roof line that flows elegantly into the powerful rear. A widely flared shoulder section and wide track widths signal the dynamic driving potential of the two-door model. Its roof - optionally made of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) - features a central indentation reminiscent of the double curvature known as the "double bubble" in classic racing cars.

Interior and equipment

In designing the interior of the BMW 8-Series models, a unique balance was achieved between driver-oriented dynamic performance and exclusive elegance. The overall ambience of the interior combines driving pleasure, modern aesthetics and individual luxury. One defining element of the interior design is its forward-facing lines. This is further accentuated by the standard Ambient Light, which stylishly illuminates the contours of the dashboard and door sills.

An M leather steering wheel with multifunction buttons and shift paddles for manual gear selection of the 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission now comes as standard in all the new BMW 8-Series models. In the BMW M850i xDrive Coupé, the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible and the BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé, the M leather steering wheel features a model-specific centre spoke design along with decorative stitching in the colours of BMW M GmbH. Rising towards the dashboard at the front and clearly separating the driver and front passenger areas, the wide console also helps create a strikingly sporty atmosphere.

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