BMW launches 8 Series Gran Coupe, M8 Coupe in India

BMW launches 8 Series Gran Coupe, M8 Coupe in India
BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe

New Delhi: German luxury carmaker BMW on Friday launched its 8 Series Gran Coupe and M8 Coupe in India priced between Rs 1.3 crore and Rs 2.15 crore.

The BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe is powered by a 3-litre, 6-cylinder in-line BSVI petrol engine. This is the most luxurious sports coupe ever built by BMW, the company said in a statement.

It comes in two variants, BMW 840i Gran Coupe priced at Rs 1.3 crore and BMW 840i Gran Coupe 'M Sport' Edition tagged at Rs 1.55 crore

On the other hand, the BMW M8 Coupe, priced at Rs 2.15 crore, has a 4-litre, 8-cylinder "TwinPower" turbo petrol engine with bold, race-car design with superlative aerodynamics, it added.

BMW launches 8 Series Gran Coupe, M8 Coupe in India
BMW M8 Coupe

Key features of BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe:

• Dynamic silhouette with four frameless doors, long wheelbase, coupe-style roofline.

• Supremely sporty interior, driver-focused cockpit, roomy cabin, sports car ambience.

• Large two-part Panaroma glass roof extending seamlessly into the rear.

• Powerful sports-oriented performance: 3-litre, 6-cylinder in-line BS VI petrol engine.

• Best-in-class handling and comfort with Adaptive Suspension and M Sport Differential.

Key features of BMW M8 Coupe

• Bold, racecar design with superlative aerodynamics.

• Driver-focused sporty cockpit with luxurious interior and equipment.

• Unbridled 4-litre, 8-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine.

• Ultimate driving dynamics with M xDrive and M Sport Differential.

• New ‘M Set-up’ and ‘M Modes’ add to ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’.

Both models are now available to order at all BMW dealerships, the company said.

BMW Group India acting President Arlindo Teixeira said, "The first-ever BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe is a creation between ambition and emotion, between presence and extravagance - an avantgarde choice for frontrunners who drive the future."

He further said, "With the first-ever BMW M8 Coupe, we are addressing our high performance-oriented customers."

These two top-of-the-line offerings in the uber-luxury segment define everything that captures one's imagination, Teixeira said.

BMW India said customers of the 8 Series Gran Coupe and the M8 Coupe will gain membership to the BMW Excellence Club.

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