The new BMW 8 series will be produced in coupe and convertible forms, to rival the two-door Mercedes-Benz S-class and Bentley Continental GT and its drop-top sibling and the latest shots of the coupe show, the production design elements before the end of 2018 launch.
The brand’s next flagship model will be a two-door coupe version of the 7 Series saloon, in much the same way as the 4 series and 3 series are connected, but with a much sportier design. Large, trapezoidal exhaust pipes at the rear and intricate headlight clusters with familiar BMW motifs within link the car to the rest of the series, to separate, in spite of the brand’s target upmarket cars” branding from the rest of the range.
The latest recordings of the two M-Sport and M Sport variants of the vehicle, show suggested by the more aggressive front bumper and sharper she blows on a car, and more subtle, elegant with a subtle wheels on the other.
As shown in the previous photos, the coupe will sport a rakish rear window line, while the convertible trench is due to its electric folding fabric roof, which feeds into a horizontal boat panel.
But apart from these changes, the series of 8 siblings, identical in appearance, with long engine hoods, tailgates, flick upwards and trapezoidal exhaust surrounds.
Because they are so tight with the 7-series, it is likely that the 8-series naming conventions, and engines with its sedan sibling. This means that a iPerformance Emblem plug-in hybrid will feature in the series, while the entry-level 3.0-litre six-cylinder found diesel in the 730d in a 830d. It is also more performance-oriented 4.4-Liter V8 from the 750i xDrive, all-wheel-drive. A V12-engined model later in the car life cycle.
The most hardcore variant of the 8 series to come in M8 form, with its own aggressive body. This model Is likely to be powered by an uprated version of the current M5 592bhp 4.4-Liter twin-Turbo V8 engine and share the same ‘M xDrive” four-wheel-drive system.
Within the 8-series models feature the same top-end technologies found in the 7-series, including the latest and the next generation of semi-Autonomous functions.
The 8-series coupé and convertible come as part of a BMW-series up, in which you can indirectly replace the 6 Series coupé, the surface of the production in the year 2018. The 6 series convertible will be replaced by the 8 series convertible the following year.
The last of the 6 Series version of the Gran coupe, despite running at the same time as the Cabrio, is unconfirmed for a replacement, but could be renewed. Meanwhile, the 5-series GT-was replaced by the 6 series GT.
It is the end of the road for the coupe and the convertible of the 6 series variants is perhaps not, though, as the BMW is still undecided as to whether or not a direct replacement for the two to be introduced.
Additional reporting by Greg Kable