BMW added today a new member to the M family: the new M8 Gran Coupe, offered in standard and of course Competition versions. The M8 Gran Coupe will go on sale in November, and the first 50 units will be sold as a special edition. Called of course First Edition it will be finished in Individual Diamant Green Metallic, combined with Golfbronze for the BMW Kidney grille, side air breather trim, door mirror and window-surround trim, exterior badging and door sill plates.
For the interior the First Edition will be finished in BMW Individual Ivory White/Tartufo Full Merino leather and features Individual Piano Black trim with a “First Edition 1/400” on the center console door. The car rides on 20-inch Forged M Star-Spoke wheels finished in Goldbronze.
Under the hood the new M8 Gran Coupe will use the same engine as all the other M8 models: a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 engine that delivers 600 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque in the standard M8 Gran Coupe and 617 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque in the Competition version. The sprint from 0 to 60 mph is made in 3.1 seconds in the M8 Gran Coupe and in 3.0 seconds in the Competition version. Top Speed is limited to 155 mph, but if you opt for the M Driver’s package it can be increased to 190 mph.
The 2020 M8 Gran Coupe will go on sale in November, at a starting price of $130,000 for the M8 Gran Coupe and $143,000 for the M8 Gran Coupe Competition.
2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe specifications
|BMW M8 Gran Coupe||BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition|
|Number of Doors||—||4||4|
|Width including mirrors||inches||84.1||84.1|
|Shoulder width front||inches||57.2||57.2|
|Shoulder room rear||inches||54.6||54.6|
|Fuel Tank capacity||gallons||20.1||20.1|
|Gross vehicle weight||lbs.||5,380||5,380|
|Valves per cylinder||—||4||4|
|Engine power||hp||600 @ 6,000 rpm||617 @ 6,000 rpm|
|Engine torque||ft.-lbs.||553 @ 1,800 – 5,600 rpm||553 @ 1,800 – 5,860 rpm|
|Engine oil capacity||quarts||11.2||11.2|
|Output per liter||hp/liter||136.5||140.4|
|Top speed (with M Driver Package)||mph||155 (190)||155 (190)|