BMW M8 Gran Coupe: four-door fire-breathing power 617 HP BMW took the wraps off the new M8 Gran Coupe .
BMW unveiled the Gran Coupe M8 BMW M8 Gran Coupe debuts as a 617-horsepower four-door coupe costing from 130 000 $ 143 000 $ in the specifications Competition. New crossovers X5 M and X6 M has expanded its portfolio of BMW M with their debut last week. Tonight comes another version of the M Gran Coupe M8 (and of course the powerful version of the Competition). And just like its SUVs, this four-door beast produces 617 horsepower at the finish with the highest performance.
For the performance of M8 and M8 Gran Coupe Gran Coupe Competition meets the same 4.4-litre twin turbo V8 which can be found in other BMW models. Standard M8 Gran Coupe produces 600 HP and 750 Nm of torque, while the aforementioned Competition produces 617 HP.
Such “filling” M8 Gran Coupe can accelerate to 100 km/h in 3.1 seconds, while the faster model Competition making it at 3.0 seconds. Both versions come in a pair with the same 8-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive system xDrive and have a limited top speed of 250 km/h. the M Driver Package increases the top speed to 305 km/h and includes a driver education M School in one of the two best schools of driving a BMW.
But it’s not all about power. Front double wishbones BMW M8 Gran Coupe and five-speed rear suspension improve vehicle dynamics. Suspension Adaptive M that reads the information on road conditions and adjusts the shock absorbers are also included as standard. And the button M Mode settings M1 and M2 allows drivers to customize settings such as engine, suspension, steering, braking and features four-wheel drive, in accordance with the three standard driving modes: “Road” default, Sport and Track.
The model received the standard ventilated brake discs (15.6 inch front and 15.0 inches at the rear) fixed calipers sectionseven. But buyers can also choose carbon-ceramic brakes M (of 15.8 inches in front, 15.0 inch rear) for even better braking ability.
Of course, M8 Gran Coupe also gets a number of visual improvements. M Carbon Roof (vinyl roof) is standard, as well as adaptive led headlights with BMW Laserlight accents, and inside M-accents and unique stitches talking about the new features of the compartment. BMW M8 Gran Coupe features the same infotainment setup Live Cockpit.
M8 Gran Coupe will debut in U.S. with a limited Launch Edition version. The company claims that it will offer only 50 copies, finished with metallic paint Diamant Green with bronze accents and exclusive 20-inch wheels. Yet known the cost of the Launch Edition, but the standard M8 Gran Coupe will cost 130 000 dollars and faster M8 Gran Coupe Competition will cost 143 000 dollars. Production will start in November.