New BMW M8 Launch in 2019 - Current spy shots appear to show a sleek BMW coupe that fits expectations for the new 8 Series, most likely concealing a lot of power beneath its long hood.
BMW's long-rumored 8 Series revival might currently be far along in the advancement process, aligned to arrive in showrooms by 2019.
New BMW M8 Launch in 2019
In case you have not noticed, BMW is currently developing an extremely severe Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe rival which will be labelled as the new 8-Series. And that's not all, a new 8-series flagship model seems in the works too!
We'll have to wait a fair bit prior to it will lastly be released, but if the rumors appear to be true and the new flagship coupe from Bavaria appears to be well worth waiting on. A twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 will power the new luxury coupe and will be offered with both a rear-wheel drive and AWD xDrive setup.
Earlier rumors recommend the 8 Series might spawn numerous special body styles including a convertible and a four-door Gran Coupe.
With xDrive set up the M8 will be capable of setting a class-leading 0-100 km/h time if the coupe will be certainly as qualified as the numbers make us think; more than 600 hp must be readily available upon stepping on the throttle.
The standard 840i is expected to be motivated by a 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine, while the 850i and M8 will likely be outfitted with two various variations of a 4.0-liter turbocharged V8. A resurrected 8 Series would not be really complete without 12 cylinders.
Developing an 8-Series this effective isn't all unknown territory for the Bavarian brand. For earlier attempt to bring BMW's M-power division and their original 8-series together in the 1990's stopped working since of the high costs included and crucial decision makers staying skeptical about need for such a relatively severe car. The one-off prototype of the M8 that was provided back in the day featured a huge 6.0-liter V12 which was later tweaked to become the well-known McLaren F1's power plant.
Codenamed G17, the 8-Series coupe will come in different shapes and sizes however is built on the flexible CLAR platform that's currently forming the base of the 7-Series. Before the launch of the variety topping M8, an open-top variation of the new 8-Series is supposed to make an intro.
Stay tuned for more news relating to the development of BMW's new flagship model line over the coming months.
A big profile is said to belie its lightweight building, contributing to an alleged 62 mph sprint benchmark "well-under" four seconds for the flagship M8 edition and unnamed sources tell Autocar. All variants will likely take advantage of weight-saving products such as aluminum and carbon fiber.
Styling is anticipated to draw motivation from the Gran Lusso concept that appeared in 2013. Engineers are stated to have adjusted the new 7-Series platform architecture to accommodate the enormous 2 +2 layout.