2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe: Sexy sedan adds sizzle to range

2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe has everything the coupe and convertible has, but more of it thanks to a longer wheelbase and body.

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2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe

The 8-Series Gran Coupe has a 201mm (7.9″) longer wheelbase than the coupe, and, obviously two extra doors.

At launch there will be four drivetrains engines available:

  • 840d xDrive: 3-liter I6 turbo diesel with 235kW (320hp), and 680Nm (501 lb-ft). 0-100km/h in 5.1s.
  • 840i: 3-liter I6 turbo with 250kW (335hp), and 500Nm (369 lb-ft). 0-100km/h in 5.2s.
  • 840i xDrive: 3-liter I6 turbo with 250kW (335hp), and 500Nm (369 lb-ft). 0-100km/h in 4.9s.
  • M850i xDrive: 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 with 390kW (530hp), and 750Nm (553 lb-ft). 0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds.

The Gran Coupe is about 0.2 seconds slower to 100km/h than the comparable coupe model.

Dimensions (compared to coupe)

Length: 5,082mm (+239mm) | 200.1″ (+9.4″)
Width: 1,932mm (+30mm) | 76.1″ (+1.2″)
Height: 1,407mm (+66mm) | 55.4″ (+2.6″)
Wheelbase: 3,023mm (+201mm) | 119″ (+7.9″)



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2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe: Sexy sedan adds sizzle to range