BMW 8-Series News

  • 2020 BMW 8-Series (840i)

    The BMW 8-Series' starting price has dropped with the introduction of a 6-cylinder option.

  • 2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe
    2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe revealed, looks stunning

    The 8-Series Gran Coupe is due on sale in late 2019 and will fill the void of the 6-Series Gran Coupe, and yes there will be an M8 variant with over 600 horsepower.

  • 2020 BMW M8
    BMW M chief says M8 will be fastest BMW ever around the Nürburgring

    The boss of BMW's M division said the 2020 M8 is the automaker's "ultimate performance machine" and it'll be the fastest car to wear the roundel around the 'Ring.

  • 2020 BMW M8 M Performance parts
    BMW rolls out list of M8 M Performance parts

    Just after unveiling the 2020 M8, BMW has rolled out a slew of M performance parts for the big bruiser.

  • 2020 BMW M8 and M8 Convertible
    2020 BMW M8 and M8 Convertible arrive with over 600 horsepower

    BMW's new flagship is the M8, which is available in coupe, convertible, and soon 4-door Gran Coupe body styles.

  • 2020 BMW M8 Convertible spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW M8 Convertible spy shots and video

    A new generation of BMW's 8-Series has arrived, and soon it will be joined by a high-performance M8 variant as well. Here we see the new M8 Convertible undergoing its final tests.

  • 2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    BMW's 8-Series is about to spawn a 4-door option dubbed the 8-Series Gran Coupe and our latest spy shots show its high-performance M8 variant.

  • BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition
    BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition basks in exclusive luxury elements

    Better late than never. The first 8-Series cars reached dealers this past December, but on Monday BMW revealed an M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition that will grace markets around the world this spring. BMW said in its Monday announcement that the limited-edition car combines the standard coupe's...

  • 2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots
    2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots and video

    BMW has just launched a new generation of its 8-Series but this time around there will be more body styles than just a coupe. We've already seen the covers come off an 8-Series Convertible and now we have revealing shots and video of a tester for the 8-Series Gran Coupe undergoing cold-weather...

  • BMW 850i Night Sky
    Customized BMW 8-Series comes with meteoritic materials

    BMW looked outside of planet Earth as inspiration for a highly customized version of its reborn 8-Series. The automaker, courtesy of the in-house BMW Individual Manufaktur customization facility, revealed the 850i Night Sky on Thursday as the Earth was treated to its first meteor shower of 2019...

  • 2020 BMW M8 leak - Image via German Car Forum
    2020 BMW M8 leaked

    Here it is. The new BMW M8 courtesy of a leak on German Car Forum. The particular version shown is the hotter M8 Competition. It features a number of carbon fiber accents that will likely be absent on the standard M8. It should also come with extra horsepower but we won't know for sure until BMW M...

  • Alex Zanardi tests BMW M8 GTE racer
    Alex Zanardi tests BMW M8 GTE in preparation for 2019 24 Hours of Daytona

    Alex Zanardi, a current BMW factory driver, has completed his first test of the BMW M8 GTE racer. The handicapped driver spent three days at Miramas in southern France in preparation for the 2019 24 Hours of Daytona race scheduled for next January. Zanardi not only spent the three days to learn and...

  • 2019 BMW 8-Series Convertible (M850i xDrive Convertible)

    BMW on Thursday unveiled the convertible version of its revived 8-Series. The car makes its formal debut this month at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show and will be in showrooms next March, arriving as a 2019 model. Just one variant will be available at launch, an M850i xDrive Convertible. Its starting price is set at $122,395, representing a $9,500 premium on the M850i xDrive coupe hitting showrooms in December. Both are powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 tuned to deliver 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, and the sole transmission is an 8-speed automatic. All-wheel drive is...

  • BMW 8-Series convertible prototype
    The top shall drop: BMW 8-Series Convertible to debut at 2018 LA auto show

    BMW realized the return of its 8-Series coupe with the 2019 M850i xDrive luxury coupe launched in June, but we'll see an 8-Series Convertible join it in the near future. Camouflaged prototypes have been testing for a while and Roadshow learned Wednesday from BMW representatives that the debut will...

  • 2019 BMW 8-Series Convertible spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 BMW 8-Series Convertible spy shots and video

    BMW's revived 8-Series coupe made an appearance in June at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where a dedicated racing version competed in the prestigious race's GTE class for production-based cars. We'll see the new BMW flagship arrive in showrooms in December, initially in $112,895 M850i trim. Soon, BMW...

  • 2019 BMW 8-Series
    Rear-wheel-drive BMW 8-Series is coming but don't count on a V-12

    BMW's revived 8-Series arrives in showrooms in December but only in M850i xDrive coupe form, with prices confirmed to start at $112,895. There are additional body styles and powertrains coming however, including a lighter, less expensive rear-wheel-drive model. The information was confirmed to Go...

  • 2019 BMW M850i
    2019 BMW M850i priced from $112,895, arrives in December

    BMW on Monday announced pricing and timing for the arrival of the 2019 BMW 8-Series in the U.S. The new line-topping luxury coupe will come as a single model called M850i xDrive when it arrives in dealers on December 8, and it will be priced at a rather healthy $112,895 to start. That jumble of...

  • BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe leaked in patent image
    Patent images out BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe and Convertible

    Last week, BMW finally took the wraps off of the 2019 8-Series, which marks the nameplate's return after 20 years. But, the brand won't limit the lineup to the 8-Series coupe for long. After numerous spy shots and a concept, the 8-Series Gran Coupe and Convertible have shown face for the first time...

  • 2019 BMW M850i

    After 20 years, the BMW 8-Series is officially making its return. BMW showed the 2019 M850i xDrive luxury coupe on the sidelines of the 24 Hours of LeMans Friday where its sibling, the BMW M8 GTE race car, will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The 8-Series moniker denotes that the car sits at the top of the model line, and it will be built in the same Dingolfing plant in Germany as the 7-Series sedan. At launch, which is set for this fall, the car will come in one model called M850i xDrive. Long, low, and wide, BMW says the 8-Series represents a new styling language signifies...

  • Teaser for BMW 8-Series debuting at 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans
    BMW prepares for Le Mans return and reveal of new 8-Series

    You've seen the prototypes and leaked shots, but in just a few weeks BMW will finally pull the covers off its new 8-Series. The debut will take place June 15 in Le Mans, where BMW the next day will compete in the French town's famous 24-hour race with the M8 GTE race car. The last time BMW competed...

  • BMW 8-Series leaked - Image via Instagram user Wilco Blok
    BMW 8-Series leaked...again

    A new photo showing an undisguised version of BMW's modern 8-Series has hit the web. It was posted to the Instagram account of Wilco Blok on Sunday and reveals the interior of the new BMW coupe. It joins some earlier photos posted to the Bimmerpost forum in January and revealing the exterior of the...

  • 2020 BMW 8-Series (M850i xDrive) prototype
    BMW confirms first specs for new 8-Series

    BMW has dropped the first details on its new 8-Series ahead of the car's debut in June at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 8-Series will mark BMW's return to the French classic, with a dedicated race version set to compete in the GTE class for production-based cars. The road-going 8-Series has now...

  • 2020 BMW M8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW M8 spy shots and video

    There’s a new 8-Series coming, and this time around BMW M will launch its own high-performance version of the car: the M8. BMW first rolled out a prototype for the M8 during the 2017 M Festival held at the Nürburgring. The automaker has also rolled out an M8 Gran Coupe concept and M8...

  • BMW M8 Gran Coupe concept
    Concept previews BMW M8 Gran Coupe coming in 2019

    BMW has given us our best look yet at its new 8-Series with the reveal of the M8 Gran Coupe concept on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The concept specifically previews a future M8 Gran Coupe, but its styling reflects traits of all 8-Series variants. The new 8-Series will...

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