In the Network appeared pictures of the flagship version of BMW 8 series M8 Competition. From M850i XDrive coupe has a more aggressive front bumper with enlarged air intakes, grille color black gloss, four exhaust pipes and a diffuser. The public debut of the M8 is scheduled for 2019.
Judging by the pictures, some items of kit M8 will be made of carbon fiber. Among them, lining the air ducts and the lower part of the front bumper, decorative inserts on the side gills, mirrors and diffuser. Roof, apparently, also made of CFRP.
Earlier, BMW has revealed some technical information about the M8. Thus, it became known that the coupe will be equipped with 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 XDrive M850i with upgraded intake manifold, a special cooling system and exhaust with controllable flaps. The efficiency of the engine will make around 600 horsepower. The list of equipment of the model will include vosmidiapazonnym “automatic” Steptronic M, active M differential and all-wheel drive from the M5 with the possibility of deactivating the front axle.
The dynamic characteristics of the model are not reported, but according to the head of the development Department of BMW of Dirk Hacker, “Er-eighth” will be much faster M850i xDrive — she’s on dispersal to “hundreds” spends 3.7 seconds. According to Autocar, the M8 will exchange the first hundred in three seconds.