BMW has launched the 8 Series Gran Coupe in India priced at Rs. 1.29 Crore. The BMW M8 Coupe priced at Rs. 2.15 Crore also comes in on the lineup starting today as the flagship sports sedan model on the lineup fpr the iconic German car maker. The cars were launched digitally due to the current Covid Lockdown prevailing in the country.
In terms of exteriors the BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe comes with some super sporty styling that includes a dominating BMW Kidney grille, sharp angular headlamps, sporty bumpers, large greenhouse with short pillars. Typical coupe roofline, Boomerang-styled rear bumper housing, sculpted tailgate, aggressive wraparound tail lamp. The BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe has a very low slung styling with razor-sharp styling and super sporty alloy wheels that make this beemer stand out from the crowd.
In terms of interiors the BMW 8 Series Grand Couple comes with the latest cabin styling sporting the 10.25 inch BMW Navigation System Professional, heated and ventilated front seats, 16-speaker Harmon Kardon premium audio system, powered tailgate, panoramic glass roof, high-gloss metallic trim, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, four-zone climate control to name a few.
The BMW 8 Series 840i Gran Coupe comes powered with a 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. The more performance-based BMW 840i Gran Coupe ‘M Sport is priced at Rs. 1.55 crore (ex-showroom). This mammoth engine generates 335 hp of power and 500 Nm of peak torque and is mated to an eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission that powersthe rear wheels. This sports coupe can do zero to 100 kmph in just 5.2 seconds and can reach a limited top speed of 250 kmph.
Meanwhile the flagship BMW M8 Coupe gets its power from the highly acclaimed 4.4 Litre Twin Turbo V8 Petrol engine that makes a earth shattering 625 hp of power and a ground breaking 750Nm of peak torque. This sports coupe comes with an all time all wheel drive system the BMW xDrive system as standard. The M8 Coupe also gets multiple driving modes as standard.
Arlindo Teixeira, acting President, BMW Group India said, “Pioneers who have reached a superior level of excellence only settle for the best. They seek perfection in whatever they do and inspire others to achieve greater heights. It is as much about substance of character as it is about sophistication of personality. For these connoisseurs, BMW is rewriting the definition of luxury and performance. The first-ever BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe is a creation between ambition and emotion, between presence and extravagance – anavantgarde choice for frontrunners who drive the future. On the other hand, with the first-ever BMW M8 Coupe, we are addressing our high performance-oriented customers. When they step inside the M8, they can measure acceleration, sense its power but for feelings, the only measuring instrument is still goosebumps – and that’s what an M8 supplies in abundance. These two top-of-the-line offerings in the uber-luxury segment define everything that captures one’s imagination.”
The BMW 8 Series Grand Coupe is available in Barcelona Blue, Sonic Speed Blue, Black Sapphire, Mineral White, Carbon Black, and Sunset Orange paint options. The M8 Coupe comes only as the fully loaded Competition trim in India.