The new BMW 8 Series Convertible (Photos)
BMW is forging ahead with its model offensive in the luxury segment with the presentation of an open-top sports car which explores the highest reaches of dynamic flair, emotionality and exclusivity.
The new BMW 8 Series Convertible blends ultra-sporty driving properties with distinctive design elegance and offers an extremely exclusive passport to hallmark BMW driving pleasure and a full-blooded open-top driving experience.
Dynamically stretched lines and a classic soft-top roof define the distinctive appearance of this open-top four-seater for the luxury class.
The powertrain and chassis technology developed for the BMW 8 Series model range and a body structure of extraordinarily rigidity provide an ideal platform for the new BMW 8 Series Convertible’s fusion of thrilling sports performance and sumptuous long-distance motoring.
Its progressive character is underscored by cutting-edge driver assistance systems, a latest-generation display and control system and up-to-the-minute connectivity technology including the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.
The convertible will come in two variant;
BMW M850i xDrive Convertible:
V8 petrol engine, 8-speed Steptronic transmission.
530 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque.Jets from 0-60mph in just 3.9 seconds and have a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).
BMW 840d xDrive Convertible:
Six-cylinder in-line diesel engine. 320 hp and 501 lb-ft of torque. Jets from 0-60mph in just 5.2 seconds and have a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).