BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe launched at Rs 1.29-1.55 Cr.
BMW launched the new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe in India. This is a completely new design along with a new engine and transmission. This is a dual door coupe car that lies between the two-door performance GT car and four-door luxury sedan. The new 8 Series Gran Coupe comes with a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine mated to an 8-Speed automatic sleek shifter transmission.
This is a completely new design on offer and it replaces the 6 Series Gran Coupe in India. This is the Most stunning Gran Coupe car ever designed and it does look & feels very luxury.
On the front, You’ll get the matt black finished signature kidney grille along with a front camera place on the middle for multiple uses like – 3D camera view, Night Vision Camera, and Parallel Parking. There are huge cuts at the lower side corners on the front bumper for better aerodynamics. The headlamps are sleek and got BMW signature DRLs. It also gets 18 inches matte black finished alloy wheels with Pirelli tires.
On the rear end, you got a sloppy roof to retain the Coupe character with sleek rear tail lamps. The Rear diffuser and exhaust notes give it an aggressive look from the rear and do look sporty.
On the inside of BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, you’ll get all the bells and whistles. The dashboard layout is neatly finished in premium leather and fit-n-finish is also upmarket. It gets soft material all over the cabin like- Upper Dashboard, Doors, Steering, and near to the AC vents. It equipped with all the luxury features – Electric adjustable front seats with heated and ventilated features. Automatic climate control, ABS, EBD, ESC, BMW idrive and push start-stop button. The Gran Coupe is the only car in the 8 Series which got a complete one-touch panoramic sunroof.
The front seats are very comfortable and do offer all the features but in the rear seat three peoples are hard to sit simultaneously and the headroom is also not that great because of the Coupe character of the car.
In the M8 trim of BMW 8 Series Gran coupe you’ll get a lot more add on’s like- BMW’s laser light, exclusive paint options, and a sporty body kit. It also gets a 19-inch alloy wheels options. On the inside, a new sporty steering wheel is added along with M sport package customize leather upholstery.
Performance and Transmission
It equipped with a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine. This produces a power figure of 335 bhp and a massive 500 Nm of torque mated to a smooth-shifting 8-Speed automatic transmission. It’s a rear-wheel-drive powertrain and touches the 0-100 km/h mark in just 5.2 seconds. While the top speed is limited to 250 km/h. There is no doubt about the performance of this car but the handling is also too good and always feels connected to the road. The M8 version of BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe does offer adaptive suspension. Which helps more at high speeds than the regular one.
BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Pricing and Rivals?
BMW has launched two Gran Coupe in India. One is 840i priced at Rs 1.29 Cr and the second one is 840i M Sport priced at Rs 1.55 Cr.
The Gran Coupe’s closest rival at that price point is Porsche Panamera GTS and Mercedes Benz CLS 300D. While the 840i M Sport will give the competition to Mercedes Benz AMG S 63 Coupe.