Super Street Network

Due to the EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation, our website is currently unavailable to visitors from most European countries. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more.MOTORTREND.COM
 |   |   |  BMW Concept 8 Series Makes North American Debut in Monterey
Subscribe to the Free

BMW Concept 8 Series Makes North American Debut in Monterey

Striking grand tourer arrives stateside

Jonathon Klein
Aug 17, 2017

After debuting earlier this year at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, BMW's Concept 8 Series finally arrives on North American shores at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance alongside the new BMW Concept Z4 roadster.

The Concept 8 Series, according to BMW, is "The essence of a modern-day BMW coupe wrapped up in an enthralling design study." But this is more than just a design study, as spy shots of the 8 Series show the production car will closely resemble the concept.

Under the long, muscular hood sits a throaty 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 pulled from the brand's other offerings. Other engines will likely make production, such as the company's twin-turbocharged inline-six, as well as its top-of-the-line twin-turbocharged V-12 that sits in BMW's M760i.

BMW 8 Series Concept front three quarter in motion 02 Photo 2/53   |   BMW Concept 8 Series Makes North American Debut in Monterey


"The concept [8 Series] expresses the new BMW design language from all perspectives and in all details," said Adrian van Hooydonk, BMW's Senior Vice President of BMW Group Design, in a release. "From the dynamic-looking front to the striking flanks to the clean-cut tail end: a few lines and the subtle interplay between surfaces are enough to generate a sense of power and emotion."

The upcoming 8 Series will likely start between $100,000 and $110,000 as standard, with higher trims, including the forthcoming M8, costing a good deal more.

You'll be able to check out the Concept 8 Series on the lawn at Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week, and stay tuned for a production debut later this year.

Source: BMW


By Jonathon Klein
83 Articles



Two images that purport to show the all-new 992-generation 911 Turbo have shown up on the internet, and they seem to be the real deal
Ed TahaneyFeb 21, 2019
Aston Martin isn't expected to deliver its third hypercar until late 2021, but it's already teasing the mid-engine coupe codenamed Project 003
Kelly PleskotFeb 20, 2019
Carbon Signal Automotive (CS) might not be a familiar name to most, but it's quickly mastered what neither the best in California or Japan can do yet, which is what's helped put its name onto the map.
Jonathan WongFeb 20, 2019
Speedworks Motorsport opts for the new Toyota Corolla hatchback to take racing in the 2019 British Touring Car Championship
Bob HernandezFeb 20, 2019
The Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster has been discontinued, and to celebrate the automaker has announced a Final Edition
Conner GoldenFeb 19, 2019
Sponsored Links