Tag: BMW M8

BMW’s Not Mid-Engine M8 Plays Ping-Pong On The ‘Ring, Hits Two Guardrails In One Crash

BMW recently confirmed its mysterious M8 prototype doesn’t feature a mid-mounted engine, but maybe it should have as the model crashed on the Nürburgring earlier today. According to spy photographers who caught the aftermath, the car “crashed into the guardrail on both sides of the track” near the Pflanzgarten section of the Nordschleife. It then […]

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BMW Official Confirms Mysterious 8-Series Was Not A Mid-Engined Car

Earlier this week, our spy photographers managed to snap a few pictures of a mysterious prototype based on the 8-Series Coupe. Due to the vented rear window quarter panels, some suggested that it might be  a development vehicle for a future mid-engined model, you know, like as a new supercar, perhaps a modern-day M1. However, […]

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BMW USA Kills The M8 Coupe And Convertible For 2021, But They’ll Be Back

Last month, rumors suggested BMW was going to drop the M8 Coupe and Convertible in the United States. That has now come to pass as the automaker has officially confirmed the models are going away. BMW was coy on specifics, but said the “M8 Coupe and Convertible will not be imported for MY21, only the […]

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Does Individual Ametrin Metallic Suit The BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe?

Here’s another 2020 BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe model for your viewing pleasure, specced with BMW Individual options both inside and out. The car was photographed at BMW Abu Dhabi, rocking a stylish BMW Individual Ametrin Metallic paint ($1,950) to go with the optional M Carbon Pack ($5,400), which does its best work on the […]

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The BMW M8 Competition In RWD Mode Is Slower Than Merc’s AMG A45 S Hatch

<!––> <!––> BMW’s flagship M cars, the M5 Competition and M8 Competition, both use the same 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 as each other, a powertrain virtually unchanged from the previous F10-generation M5 and the old M6. While the current M5 and M8 Competition have 50 hp more than the old M5 Competition Package, that’s not the […]

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BMW M8 Competition Takes On Mercedes-AMG GT R And Audi R8 On The Track

The M8 Competition is BMW’s most powerful production vehicle ever, but despite bearing this bold title, it’s by no means a supercar. Nevertheless, it’s got supercar-like performance and can put a really big smile on the face of its driver. So, the most powerful Bimmer ever can smoke a lot of big names in a […]

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