In May 2017 the Germans at the Nurburgring demonstrated the new “charged” coupe BMW M8. The car was brought to the public in camouflage, with the representatives of the brand is not very willing to share information about the new model.
In the photo of the new BMW M8 2018, it shows that the car has received a front bumper with larger air intakes, a small spoiler on the trunk lid and proprietary four-pipe exhaust system. In addition, the front wheels fitted with monobloc brake calipers.
According to rumors, the movement leads Two-door 4.4-liter V8 engine from the sedan is in the development of the BMW M5 F90. This power unit has two turbochargers and is paired with an eight automatic developing over 600 hp
It is also expected that the coupe will be equipped with all-wheel drive transmission M xDrive, which uses a multi-plate clutch to connect the front wheels. Official confirmation of this information yet, but the M-Division President Frank Van Meel said that the company follows the market of luxury coupes and know that it is already represented by a lot of all-wheel drive models.
It is known that BMW M8 Coupe based on the new model will build a racing version, which is engaged in the development of BMW Motorsport professionals. The car will be prepared at the GTE class requirements, and with such a machine Bavarians expect to return to the 24-hour race.
It is expected that the debut of the coupe race will be held in January 2018 on the American stage, “24 Hours of Daytona”. Information about the price of the new BMW M8 yet, but Western journalists believe that the car will cost around 175 000 euros.