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Published on June 19th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair


BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe Adds 2 Doors + 20cm of Wheelbase

BMW have shown their 8-Series Gran Coupe with a view to launch it on the 25th of June 2019. This 4-door version of the 8-Series was developed alongside the 8-Series Coupe and M8 GTE and uses the same advanced materials and construction.

2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe

Here are the variants of the 8-Series Gran Coupe:

  • M850i xDrive Gran Coupe: 530hp V8 petrol
  • 840i xDrive Gran Coupe: 340hp inline 6 petrol
  • 840i Gran Coupe: 340hp inline 6 petrol, rear-wheel drive
  • 840d xDrive Gran Coupe: 320hp inline 6 petrol

All engines are mated to 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission.

Besides the two additional doors, the 8-Series Gran Coupe comes with a wheelbase that’s 201mm longer too.

Standard equipment includes:

  • Vernasca leather trim
  • Shift Paddles
  • Automatic boot lid operation and Comfort Access (including hands‑free opening and closing of the boot lid)
  • 40 : 20 : 40 split-folding rear backrest
  • Adaptive LED headlights and LED rear lights
  • Adaptive M suspension
  • M Sport differential (standard on petrol models)
  • Integral Active Steering (standard on xDrive models)

Options include:

  • Panoramic glass roof
  • four-zone automatic climate control
  • sun blinds for the rear side windows and rear window.
  • active roll stabilisation
  • BMW Laserlight with Selective Beam
  • multifunction seats
  • active seat ventilation
  • soft-close doors
  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Heat Comfort package
  • glass applications for selected controls
  • BMW Individual Merino leather trim with extended appointments
  • BMW Individual Merino full leather trim

M Sport package includes:

  • extra-large air intakes
  • specially designed side skirts and rear apron
  • 19‑inch M light-alloy wheels
  • M Sport brakes
  • multifunction seats
  • M leather steering wheel
  • illuminated door sill plates with M logo
  • M Sport Seats
8-Series Gran Coupe front

BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe exclusives:

  • front spoiler extension
  • 20-inch M light-alloy wheels
  • high-performance tyres
  • specially designed M Sport brakes
  • exterior features in Cerium Grey
  • interior trim strips in stainless steel mesh design
  • illuminated door sill plates bearing the model badge
8-Series Gran Coupe trunk

M Technic Sport Package is also available for all other model variants.

M Carbon exterior package includes these parts in carbon fibre reinforced polymer:

  • air intake bars
  • exterior mirror caps
  • tailpipe trims

Standard safety and driver assists include:

  • High Beam Assistant
  • Collision and Pedestrian Warning with City Braking function
  • Lane Change Warning and Lane Departure Warning
  • Speed Limit Info
  • rear crossing traffic warning and rear collision warning
  • reversing assistant

Optional Safety equipment includes:

  • Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function
  • steering and lane control assistant
  • lane keeping assistant with active side collision protection
  • Evasion Assistant
  • distance information
  • crossing traffic warning
  • road priority warning
  • wrong-way driving warning
  • Parking Assistant Plus with Surround View, Top View, Panorama View and Remote 3D View

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