New BMW 8 Series concept previews 2018 production car

This is the new BMW Concept 8 Series – a flagship 2+2 coupe that has been designed to take on the Mercedes S-Class Coupe. Revealed at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy, the close-to-production design study will morph into a showroom model next year; following in its footsteps will be a broadening lineup of new 8 Series models that’s set to include an 8 Series Convertible and 8 Series Gran Coupe. “The number 8 has always represented the pinnacle of sports performance and exclusivity at BMW,” said Chairman…

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Flagship BMW M8 to join range in 2018

The reborn 8 Series is less than a week old but already BMW has confirmed a range-topping M8 will be joining the range. While the Concept 8 Series was showcased on the shores of Lake Como in Italy, 436 miles north at the Nürburgring 24 Hour race in Germany, BMW has rolled out a disguised M8 prototype. No official powertrain details have been announced, but BMW insiders confirmed the Mercedes-AMG S 63 rival will feature the same 600bhp-plus 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine and four-wheel-drive set-up that features in the new…

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