BMW has brought in the first ever 8 series Gran Coupe and the BMW M8 Coupe to India at prices starting from Rs. 1.29 Crore & the BMW M8 Coupe will cost Rs.2.15 Crore.
The BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe is powered by a 3.0-litre 6-cylinder in-line BS 6 turbo petrol engine while the M8 Coupe gets a more powerful 4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine.
The BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe is powered by 3-litre, 6-cylinder in-line BS 6 petrol engine. With the help of the BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, the engine can generate maximum power and offers responsiveness even at low speeds. The engine produces an output of 340 hp and maximum torque of 500 Nm at 1,600 – 4,500 rpm. The car accelerates from zero to 100 kmph in just 5.2 seconds.
The 8 Series Gran Coupe, BMW M8 Coupe feels more like a sports car. The driver and front passenger have a sporty, low seating position and the controls are grouped into clusters according to their function. There is hexagonal embroidery in the seat’s center section and an exclusive illuminated ‘M8’ logo in the headrest.
There are optional offerings such as M seat belts, M Carbon engine cover, M Sport exhaust system, M Carbon ceramic brakes, M Driver’s Package among others to enhance the car’s sporty looks.
Both cars get the latest BMW Operating System 7.0 which includes 3D Navigation, a 12.3 inch digital instrument display behind the steering wheel and a 10.25 inch Control Display. Park Assistant Plus with Rear View Camera makes parking in tight spots easier by taking over acceleration, braking as well as steering.
Here is a video of the car.
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Here’s a special video by Piera Kaempf, Head of BMW Product Management – GKL, all the way from the BMW home in Welt, Munich.