The new BMW 8 Series coupe is not even started, as the Bayern already pull the cloth of the open convertible version. Compared to its predecessor 6er, the 8 Series Convertible looks massive and sporty.
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One wonders where to find the 4.84 meter long BMW 8 in the head should park at all. Is he now a hunter of real sports cars like Porsche 911 and Co. or rather one of the Mercedes S-Class Coupé / Convertible and Bentley Continental GT to make life difficult? Already due to dimensions and vehicle weight, the new top model of the Munich based on the second-mentioned, but without losing the sportiness out of sight. The visual differences to the recently introduced 8 Series Coupe are expected to be low, however, the rear effect due to the not smoothly leaking rear window even wider and beefier. The fabric roof, optionally in black or anthracite with silver effect, can be opened electrically up to a speed of 50 km / h at the push of a button in 15 seconds. As standard, the edel Kraftprotz offers, among other things, head-up display, LED headlights,
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Lost the new 8 Series has the two generations of characteristic Finn roof with the vertical rear window, which was quite practically electrically open and close. However, the customers hardly appreciated the detail and so the tight fabric roof of the BMW now including the appropriate rear window without gimmick to the boot lid. This is just like the coupe finally electrically operated, which significantly increases the loading comfort and in the class of a 100,000-euro model should be self-evident. Something similar is desired by a wind deflector, but the driver of the BMW 8 Series Cabriolet does not have to work manually up to date. In most cases, the elegant Bayer with one or two people will be used, because the space in the rear presents itself comparatively manageable. On shorter distances, however, people can sit in the second row. The rear seats can be folded down and the loading volume of 350 liters is thus increased in the interior.See More: Computer Generations
The technology of the BMW 8 Series Cabriolet is largely identical to that of the Coupé. The market launch this spring will be in two state-of-the-art M 850i and 840d engines – both with standard four-wheel drive and eight-speed automatic transmission. While the basic model of the 840d xDrive is powered by a double-turbocharged in-line diesel with 235 kW / 320 hp, the eight-cylinder engine of the M 850i xDrive delivers stately 390 kW / 530 hp. The standard consumption of the diesel variant is with 5.9 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers (155 g CO2 / km) at a top speed of 250 km / h and 0 to 100 km / h in 5.2 seconds not only by 680 Nm of maximum torque a real temptation. If you want to be even more powerful and do not want to wait for the BMW M8 following the beginning of 2020 – both open and closed – you should not have any problems to enjoy the M 850i xDrive. Its beefy V8 engine with double turbocharging offers even more torque with 750 Nm and an impressive image spurt to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds. The acceptable standard fuel consumption of 9.9 liters of super (225 g CO2 / km) is likely to delight most customers more than the limited top speed of 250 km / h.See More: Landing the desired new Volvo compact SUV, the XC40
While the BMW 840d Cabrio is standard on 19-inch wheels , the eight-cylinder gasoline offers mandatory 20-inch model, sports brake system, roll stabilization and a differential lock. Optionally, numerous driver assistance systems as well as equipment details such as neck heating, air-conditioned seats, laser light or the Harman Kardon sound system are available for both versions. The BMW 840d xDrive convertible is expected to start at around 110,000 euros; the open eight-cylinder 850er should cost around 25,000 euros more.