BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, M Sport and M8 Coupe Launched in India, priced between 1.3 Cr and 2.25 Cr

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BMW 8 Series has been launched in India today with price ranging from 1.30 Cr for 840i Gran Coupe to 1.55 Cr for the M Sport Edition Gran Coupe.While the M8 Coupe carries a price sticker of Rs. 2.25 Cr.It will replace the 6 Series Gran Coupe in the country.

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BMW 8 Series Price (Ex Showroom)

840i Gran Coupe ₹ 1,29,90,000
840i M Sport Edition ₹ 1,55,00,000
M8 Coupe ₹ 2,15,00,000

BMW offers the 4 door 8 series Gran Coupe globally in option of 4 powertrains – 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDriver and 840d xDrive, however, for India the automakers have only brought the base 840i petrol engine option which is a 6 cylinder 3.0 litre unit putting out 335 BHP @ 5000 – 6500 RPM of power and peak torque of 500 NM @ 1600 – 4000 RPM.It is a rear wheel drive vehicle that comes paired to 8 Speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission.It also gets 4 drive modes – Eco pro, comfort, adaptive and sport.8 Series Gran Coupe gets adaptive air suspension.

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Engine Specs

Engine 3.0 L TwinPower Turbo Petrol
Displacement 2998 cc
No. Of Cylinders 6
Drivetrain RWD
Power 335 BHP @ 5000 – 6500 RPM
Torque 500 NM @ 1600 – 4000 RPM
Transmission 8 Speed Steptronic Automatic 
Fuel Efficiency  11.3 kmpl
Top Speed  250 kmph
0-100 kmph 5.2 seconds

In terms of dimensions, BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe measures 5,082 mm in length, 1,932 in width and  is 1,407 mm tall.Wheelbase if 3,023 mm, ground clearance is 128 mm, boot carrying capacity is 440 litres while kerb weight is 1800 kg.

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Specifications

Length 5082 mm
Width 1932 mm
Height 1407 mm
Wheelbase 3023 mm
Ground Clearance 128 mm
Boot Space 440 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L
Kerb Weight 1800 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 2435 kg
Front Tyre 245 / 45 R18
Rear Tyre 275 / 40 R18 

The 2 door M8 Coupe gets a 4.4 litre 8 cylinder TwinPower Turbo V8 petrol unit which accelerates from 0-100 kmph in just 3.3 seconds with capacity of 4,395 cc puts out massive 592 BHP @ 6000 RPM and 750 NM @ 1800 RPM – 5600 RPM.The 8 Speed Steptronic Automatic gearbox sends power to all the wheels and the top speed is rated at 250 kmph.

Top features of BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe 

  • Adaptive LED Headlights
  • Automatic wipers
  • Automatic headlamps
  • 6 colour ambient lighting
  • Power foldable heated and memory ORVMs
  • Powered tailgate
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 2 zone automatic ac
  • Electric blinds for 2nd row windows and rear windscreen
  • 12.3 inch digital instrument cluster
  • Heads up display
  • 205 W 10 speaker sound system
  • Reverse parking camera with front and rear parking sensors
  • Wireless charging
  • 10.25 inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • ISOFIX child seat mounts
  • 3 pointer seatbelts for all passengers
  • Memory and powered front seats

Top features of BMW 8 Series M Sport Edition

In addition to 8 series Gran Coupe

  • Soft close doors
  • 4 zone automatic ac
  • Wireless Apple Carplay
  • BMW Display Key
  • 360 degree camera
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system 
  • Harman Kardon 464 W 16 speaker sound system

Also this variant gets M sport equipment includes M Door sill finishes, M specific pedals, M Leather steering wheel, M Aerodynamic package, M leather steering wheel among others.

BMW M8 Coupe Engine Specs

Engine 4.4 L TwinPower Turbo V8 Petrol
Displacement 4395 cc
No. Of Cylinders 8
Drivetrain AWD
Power 592 BHP @ 6000 RPM
Torque 750 NM @ 1800 RPM – 5600 RPM
Transmission 8 Speed Steptronic Automatic 
Fuel Efficiency  6.59 kmpl
Top Speed  250 kmph
0-100 kmph 3.3 seconds

In terms of dimensions, it measures 4867 x 1907 x 1562 (Length x Width x Height in mm).Wheelbase is 2982 mm.Kerb Weight is 1955 kg while the gross vehicle weight 2385 kg.As compared to standard 8 Series Gran Coupe, boot space is slightly less by 20 L at 420 L.

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BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Specifications

Length 4867 mm
Width 1907 mm
Height 1562 mm
Wheelbase 2982 mm
Boot Space 420 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L
Kerb Weight 1955 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 2385 kg
Front Tyre 275 / 40 ZR19
Rear Tyre 285 / 40 ZR19

Top Features of BMW M8 Coupe

  • BMW Laserlight 
  • Automatic 2-zone air conditioner 
  • Heated, powered and memory front seats
  • Harman Kardon 16 speaker 464 W sound system

BMW 8 Series comes with a standard 3 years and 40,000 kms warranty which can be extended as well.Interested buyers can purchase the sedan from BMW contactless experience online retail platform which the automakers have recently introduced.

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe competes with Mercedes CLS while the M8 Coupe takes directly on Mercedes AMG S 63 Coupe.