Fast and furious 8
Auto Today|August 2020
Fast and furious 8
BMW’s M division gets its hands on the 8 Series coupe and transforms it into a car that promises to be a track focussed tool and a grand tourer all rolled into one
Dhruv Saxena

BMW M8 coupe

Engine 4,395cc twin-turbo V8 petrol

Power 600bhp@6,000rpm

Max torque 750Nm@1,8005,800rpm

Gearbox 8-speed AT

Wheelbase(mm) 2,827

LxWxH (mm) 4,867x1,907x1,362

0-100kmph 3.3s

Top speed 305kmph

Price: Rs 2.15 crore (ex-India) On sale Now

The M8 sits at the top of BMW’s burgeoning portfolio of M cars being the biggest, most expensive member of the lot. It is, in BMW’s own words, a track focussed version of the 8 Series luxury coupe receiving enhancements centred on improving its performance and dynamic capabilities. For the Indian market, BMW is offering the coupe solely in the M8 guise and we got our hands on it to get a feel of its abilities.


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August 2020