BMW is celebrating the 50th-anniversary for its Performance Division M and had announced launching 10 special edition M models in India. Today BMW has launched the M8 Competition Coupe ‘50 Jahre M’ Edition at a special price of Rs 2.55 crore (ex-showroom). This now becomes the seventh car in the M special edition line-up so far.
Powering the M8 Competition ‘50 Jahre M’ Edition is the coveted V8 from the BMW M GmbH which is a 4.4-litre, twin-turbo V8 that makes 625bhp and 750Nm. This engine can propel the premium car from zero to 100kmph in just 3.2seconds. The V8 is mated to an eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission. The car also features the acclaimed M xDrive AWD system.
NMW is offering the M8 50 Jahre M’ Edition in M Isle of Man Green paint scheme along with M Brooklyn Grey and Aventurine Red. Buyers can also get the Special M8 with BMW Individual paint schemes such as Daytona Beach Blue, Frozen Brilliant White, Frozen Marina Bay Blue, Frozen Deep Green, and Frozen Deep Grey.
In terms of features the sports sedan comes with BMW Laser light, M Carbon Fiber elements, aluminum wings with wider tyres on 20-inch jet black alloys, M-compound brakes, M-specific rear diffusers, and double-flow exhaust with quad pipes. In terms of interiors you get full leather Merino upholstery, M seat belts, and an Alcantara headliner, M Carbon package, ambient lighting, and a Harman Kardon sound system which is upgradable to the Bowers & Wilkins system. You also get M Carbon ceramic brakes, bucket seats, and M Driver’s Package among others.