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2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe pricing and specs
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7th Aug 2019
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2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe pricing and specs

BMW Australia has confirmed the first-ever 8 Series Gran Coupe will land in local showrooms before the end of the year, set to kick off a smidgen under $200,000. Joining the related 8 Series Coupe and Convertible, the Gran Coupe will also be offered with two engines/trim levels, mirroring the two-door line-up, though the starting prices for both models is $3000 less than the equivalent 8 Series Coupe.
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2019 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe (officially) revealed
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18th Jun 2019
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2019 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe (officially) revealed

After leaking in detail last week, the BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe has been officially revealed in full ahead of its arrival late in 2019. The four-door coupe (or should that be sloping-roofed sedan?) takes the 8 Series and stretches it in every direction. It has a wheelbase 201mm longer than the two-door, and the body is 231mm longer in total. It's also 30mm wider than the regular 8 Series. In other words, she big.
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2019 BMW M8 Competition unveiled, here early 2020
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4th Jun 2019
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2019 BMW M8 Competition unveiled, here early 2020

BMW has finally unveiled its new performance flagships, the 2019 M8 and M8 Competition, in both coupe and convertible guise. The new two-door, dubbed a Porsche Turbo killer by BMW M boss Markus Flasch, is powered by a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 making 441kW at 6000rpm and 750Nm between 1800rpm and 5600rpm, good for a 100km/h sprint time of just 3.3 seconds (3.4 for the convertible).
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Scott Collie
BMW 8 Series M850i xDrive First Edition revealed, bound for Oz
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4th Feb 2019
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BMW 8 Series M850i xDrive First Edition revealed, bound for Oz

BMW has unveiled a limited-run version of the M850i xDrive, dubbed the First Edition, with eight of the 400 cars being offered worldwide coming to Australia. Power comes from the same 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine offered in the 'standard' M850i xDrive, with 390kW and 750Nm put to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission.
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2018 Los Angeles motor show: What to expect
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26th Nov 2018
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2018 Los Angeles motor show: What to expect

Kicking off on November 30, California’s big Los Angeles Auto Show is one of the largest on the calendar for North America, alongside the New York International Auto Show and the biggest, Detroit’s North American International Auto Show. Over 1000 different vehicles are set to be on display during this year's event, including a number of reveals and debuts of all-new and updated models.
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