The Bavarians at the beginning of October two thousand nineteen officially presented the “charged” four-door coupe BMW M8 Gran Coupe 2020. This modification differs from the original two-door not only by an increased wheelbase (+ 200 mm), but also by a modified exterior design. The premiere of the car will take place in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
In particular, the new BMW M8 Gran Coupe (F93) received different bumpers, a blackened radiator grille, extended wheel arches, ventilation slots-gills on the front fenders, aerodynamic side mirror housings, as well as a small spoiler on the trunk lid and an exhaust system with four round pipes …
Configurations and prices of the BMW M8 Gran Coupe 2020.
|4.4 (600 hp) xDrive AT8||10 220 000|
|4.4 (625 л.с.) Competition xDrive AT8||12 050 000|
The car is set on 20-inch alloy wheels with different tires, and for those who want to additionally stand out, the “M Carbon” package is available. In this case, the mirror caps, the rear spoiler and diffuser, as well as the edging of the air intakes in the front bumper will be made of carbon.
Inside, the key features of the BMW M8 Gran Coupe F93 are a new steering wheel with separate buttons for activating M-modes, a different automatic selector and special digital instrument graphics. Plus, the interior of the new model sports embossed M-chairs, and the Bavarians actively used point inserts made of carbon fiber as decor.
Note that the first on the market will appear the limited version “First Edition”. It will run 400 cars, all of which will receive the exclusive Aurora Diamond Green body paint (dark green metallic) with bronze accents, special wheels, other door sills and Taruma Brown Merino leather trim.
In technical terms, the new body of the 2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe was reinforced with additional stretch marks, and the designers installed an X-shaped insert under the bottom of the car. It was decided to make the roof of the car from carbon fiber, but the novelty still turned out to be 95 kg heavier than the usual two-door coupe.
The BMW M8 Gran Coupe is powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8, which works in tandem with an eight-band automatic and develops 600 hp. (750 Nm). Plus, the sports car has an all-wheel drive M xDrive transmission with the ability to forcibly disengage the front axle drive clutch, as well as an active rear differential.
By tradition, the “charged” coupe also received a more powerful version of the Competition, the engine of which is boosted to 625 hp. at the same torque. Additionally, this modification boasts a louder exhaust system and stiffer engine mounts.
It is reported that from zero to hundreds of “normal” version of the model accelerates in 3.3 seconds, while the BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition copes with this task in 3.2 seconds. Acceleration from 0-200 km / h takes 11.2 and 11.0 seconds. respectively. The maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 kilometers per hour (at 305 km / h when ordering the M Driver’s package).
In the base, the new BMW M8 Gran Coupe 2020 is equipped with an adaptive suspension, while the Competence version additionally has rigid ball joints instead of the original rubber-metal ones, as well as other levers and modified geometry. Six-piston mechanisms at the front and single-piston at the rear are responsible for braking here, and carbon-ceramic discs are offered for a surcharge.
The driver is offered three modes of operation of the engine, suspension and all-wheel drive transmission. Plus, two modes have a steering gear and brakes, and the latter, instead of a vacuum booster, use an electromechanical unit with Comfort and Sport presets, when you switch them, the sensitivity and effort on the brake pedals change.
The start of sales of the new model BMW M8 Gran Coupe in Russia is scheduled for the spring of 2020, the price of the car starts from 10,220,000 rubles, and for the Competition option you will have to pay at least 12,050,000 rubles. The cost of the special version “First Edition” and the quota for our market will be announced later.