BMW’s 8-Sequence receives an expanded lineup for 2020, and we’re glad to report that the worth of entry is coming down.
The nameplate was revived final 12 months with coupe and convertible physique types, however solely the one grade, an M850i with a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-Eight tuned to ship 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. The M850i is priced to begin at $112,895.
For 2020, there is a third physique model, the Gran Coupe sedan, in addition to new entry-level and range-topping grades. On the prime there’s the V-8-powered M8, which we noticed in June, and on the backside is the brand new 840i, which BMW stated Wednesday will begin at $85,895, together with vacation spot.
That value is for the 840i Gran Coupe sedan. Do you have to need the 840i coupe, you may must pay $88,895, and for the 840i convertible you are taking a look at a value of $98,395. The automobiles are slated to succeed in dealerships in September.
2020 BMW 8-Sequence Convertible (840i)
The 840i includes a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 delivering 335 hp and 368 lb-ft and is paired to an 8-speed computerized transmission. Rear-wheel drive is normal purchase consumers can go for all-wheel drive. The engine nonetheless sees the large 8-Sequence hit 60 mph in a quick 4.Four seconds. The determine is for the 840i coupe with all-wheel drive. High pace on all fashions is ruled to 130 mph with all-season tires and 155 mph with efficiency tires.
Regardless of being the entry-point to the 8-Sequence vary, the 840i comes properly outfitted with LED headlights with laser mild expertise, a 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, sports activities seats with leather-based trim, 18-inch wheels, a WiFi hotspot, and a wi-fi charging pad for cellular units. There’s additionally the brake-based M Sport differential which might management torque between the rear wheels.
Customary driver help options embrace ahead collision warning with computerized emergency braking, although useful adaptive cruise management is grouped with an out there Driving Help Skilled package deal. This package deal comes with quite a lot of further helpful options together with blind spot and lane departure warning, park help, and a surround-view digital camera.
BMW’s made its 8-Sequence extra attainable, and even in entry-level guise you are taking a look at a quick, luxurious grand tourer.
2020 BMW 8-Sequence Gran Coupe