In the network appeared the photo of the interior of a prototype coupe-convertible 8-Series.
Soon we can expect the appearance of the flagship coupe of the BMW 8-Series. Recently, the company decided on the date of the debut – June 15, 2018. This was reported in the Bulletin, which contained reports about the sale, and the premiere will be part of the race “24 hours of Le Mans”, where the Bavarians will release the track in the GTE version.
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The invitation says about the official premiere of the 8-Series: “24 hours of Le Mans” race is the oldest sports car endurance held in 1923 near the French town called Le Mans and is considered one of the most prestigious in the world. For the winners of the “24 hours of Le Mans” will be prepared with something special – the world premiere of a brand new BMW 8-Series on Friday night””
In the meantime, the leaked photo of the interior of the convertible version, and found it on the page of photographer Wilco Blok (wilcoblok), who managed to remove the car interior in a bright red color. Experts suggest that this version of the 850I with sports package M Sport. It is possible to note the presence of a new, fully digital instrument panel and another decorated the center console with the Central tunnel. The screen of the iDrive system became more and received an updated interface, custom sections in the main menu.
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The road-going version of the group is not expected for the first half of 2019. As the top-end version will M850i xDrive, combining the operation of the engine V-8 and traction on all wheels. M850i xDrive is a model M Performance, so it gets a number of improvements developed by the M division, including lock rear differential, and sport suspension and steering.
Publication of wilco blok (@wilcoblok) May 5, 2018 6:55 PDT
Coupe 8 series coupe will replace the BMW 6-Series, which fell out of the model line. The main rivals of the Bavarian handsome will be the Lexus LC, Maserati Gran Turismo and Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe.