The BMW 8 Series family is now complete, since BMW has pulled the covers off the 2020 M8 Gran Coupe and M8 Gran Coupe Competition, which go into production next month.
The 2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe is is 9.1-inches longer, 1.4-inches wider, and 2.3-inches taller than the M8 Coupe, which gives it a more usable interior. Compared to the Coupe, the M8 Gran Coupe has 7.1inches more rear legroom and 3.5-inches more space for your head in the rear. Even with the bigger footprint, the M8 Gran Coupe only weighs 185 pounds more than the M8 Coupe.
The M8 Gran Coupe is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged V8 that generates 600 hp and 553 lb-ft. of torque, while the M8 Gran Coupe Competition packs 617 hp and 553 lb-ft. The V8 is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The BMW M8 Gran Coupe can zoom from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds and the M8 Gran Coupe Competition can reach 60 mph in 3.0 seconds.
The BMW M8 Gran Coupe has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph which can be increased to 190 mph with the M Driver’s Package.
The 2020 M8 Gran Coupe starts at $130,995, including the destination fees, while the M8 Gran Coupe Competition starts at $143,995.
To celebrate the arrival of the M8 Gran Coupe, BMW has also announced the M8 Gran Coupe First Edition, which will be limited to 50 units in the US. The First Edition is based on the Competition model and comes exclusively in Individual Diamant Green Metallic. The BMW Kidney grille, side air breather trim, door mirror and window-surround trim, exterior badging and door sill plates are also finished in Goldbronze, just like the M8 Gran Coupe concept vehicle. It also gets unique 20-inch Forged M Star-Spoke wheels, while the interior gets Ivory White/Tartufo Full Merino leather and a “First Edition 1/400” on the center console door.