2019 BMW 8 Series review

Australian first drive

2019 BMW 8
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50i xDRIVE
A$272,900
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Car Details
Make
Make
BMW
Model
Model
8
Variant
Variant
50i xDRIVE
Series
Series
G15 MY19
Year
Year
2019
Body Type
Body Type
2D COUPE
Seats
Seats
-
CarAdvice Ratings
Overall
Overall
-
Our Review
Our Review
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Pricing
New Price
New Price
$272,900 MRLP
Private Sale
Private Sale
$257,730 - $292,880
Dealer Retail
Dealer Retail
$249,100 - $296,230
Dealer Trade
Dealer Trade
$198,000 - $234,300
Engine Specifications
Engine Type
Engine Type
TWIN TURBO DIR F/INJ
Engine Size
Engine Size
4.4L
Cylinders
Cylinders
TWIN TURBO V8
Max. Torque
Max. Torque
750Nm @  1800rpm
Max. Power
Max. Power
390kW @  5500rpm
Pwr:Wgt Ratio
Pwr:Wgt Ratio
211.3W/kg
Bore & Stroke
Bore & Stroke
89x88.3mm
Compression Ratio
Compression Ratio
10.5
Valve Gear
Valve Gear
VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
Drivetrain Specifications
Transmission
Transmission
8 SP AUTOMATIC STEPTRONIC
Drive Type
Drive Type
ALL WHEEL DRIVE
Final Drive Ratio
Final Drive Ratio
2.813
Fuel Specifications
Fuel Type
Fuel Type
PREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL
Fuel Tank Capacity
Fuel Tank Capacity
68Litres
Fuel Consumption (Combined)
Fuel Consumption (Combined)
10.5L / 100km
Weight & Measurement
Kerb Weight
Kerb Weight
1846
Gross Vehicle Weight
Gross Vehicle Weight
Not Provided
Height
Height
1346mm
Length
Length
4851mm
Width
Width
1902mm
Ground Clearance
Ground Clearance
128mm
Towing Capacity
Towing Capacity
Brake:0  Unbrake:0
Steering & Suspension
Steering Type
Steering Type
RACK & PINION - POWER ASSISTED
Turning Circle
Turning Circle
11.9
Front Rim Size
Front Rim Size
8x20
Rear Rim Size
Rear Rim Size
9x20
Front Tyres
Front Tyres
245/35 R20
Rear Tyres
Rear Tyres
275/30 R20
Wheel Base
Wheel Base
2822
Front Track
Front Track
1627
Rear Track
Rear Track
1642
Front Brakes
Front Brakes
DISC - VENTILATED
Rear Brakes
Rear Brakes
DISC - VENTILATED
Front Suspension
Front Suspension
Double wishbone, Lower control arm
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension
5 links
Standard Features
Comfort
Comfort
Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones, Power front seats with memory
Control & Handling
Control & Handling
Active Steering, 20 Inch Alloy Wheels, Traction Control System
Driver
Driver
Cruise Control Intelligent/Active, Head Up Display, Leather Steering Wheel, Parking Distance Control Rear, Satellite Navigation, Telematics, Voice Recognition System
Engine & Transmission
Engine & Transmission
Dynamic Drive, Electronic Differential Lock, Limited Slip Differential
Entertainment
Entertainment
Sound System with 12 Speakers, Premium Sound System
Exterior
Exterior
Power Tailgate, Rear Spoiler
Interior
Interior
-
Package
Package
-
Safety
Safety
Dual Front Airbags Package, Anti-lock Braking, Side Airbags, Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
Security
Security
Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft, Central Locking Remote Control, Engine Immobiliser
Optional Features
Comfort
Comfort
-
Control & Handling
Control & Handling
-
Driver
Driver
-
Engine & Transmission
Engine & Transmission
-
Entertainment
Entertainment
Television
Exterior
Exterior
-
Interior
Interior
-
Package
Package
-
Safety
Safety
-
Security
Security
-
ECO & Safety Ratings
ANCAP Crash Test
ANCAP Crash Test
-
Green Vehicle
Green Vehicle
-
Green House
Green House
-
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
-
CO2 Emission
CO2 Emission
240grams/km
Other
Discontinued Date
Discontinued Date
-
Service Interval
Service Interval
12 months /  20,000 kms
Warranty
Warranty
36 months /  999,000 kms
VIN Plate Location
VIN Plate Location
Driver Side Inner Guard
Country of Origin
Country of Origin
Germany