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2019 BMW M8 Competition spied undisguised

Spy photographers have struck in BMW's warehouses again, snapping the upcoming M8 Competition months ahead of its official reveal. How do we know it's a Competition? BMW has a formula, and this car appears to follow it perfectly...

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2019 BMW M8 previewed
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2019 BMW M8 previewed

BMW has released new details of the upcoming M8, along with a set of new images of the twin-turbo performance coupe tearing up a race track as it nears production. The company has confirmed the M8 will make "north of 440kW" from its force-fed V8 engine – expect somewhere in the vicinity of the 460kW/750Nm outputs of the M5 Competition's 4...


BMW 8 Series Convertible, Gran Coupe confirmed for 2019
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BMW 8 Series Convertible, Gran Coupe confirmed for 2019

Harald Krüger, chairman for the board of management at BMW AG, has confirmed the 8 Series Convertible and four-door 8 Series Gran Coupe will launch next year, in addition to a production version of the upcoming iNext concept...


2019 BMW M8 roars around the Nurburgring - video
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2019 BMW M8 roars around the Nurburgring - video

The BMW 8 Series has already been revealed, but the high-performance M8 remains under (partial) wraps at this stage. So far we know it'll feature a twin-turbo V8, and a rear-biased M xDrive all-wheel drive system, but as far as the final design touches and model-specific equipment it gets over the 'standard' 8 Series? We're none the wiser...


2019 BMW M8 spied
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2019 BMW M8 spied

The BMW M8 has been spied again this week, getting a quick refuel in snowy Sweden. It appears BMW's upcoming M Division flagship is edging closer to production specification, flaunting different bumpers and massive quad-tailpipes compared to previous prototypes...


BMW M8 Gran Coupe concept revealed in Geneva
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BMW M8 Gran Coupe concept revealed in Geneva

Hot on the heels of the big Mercedes-AMG GT 4 Door Coupe reveal, BMW has pulled back the sheet on a M8 Gran Coupe concept. Before we get into the Gran Coupe, let's talk about the elephant in the room. This isn't the production M8, or indeed the 8 Series we've been eagerly awaiting. BMW hasn't announced a launch date for those cars, so we'll have to keep on waiting...


2018 BMW 8 Series previewed on the track
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2018 BMW 8 Series previewed on the track

The 2018 BMW 8 Series has been put through its paces in Italy, as the flagship coupe edges closer to a full reveal. Although the images are new, further detail about the big two-door BMW is sorely lacking. We know there will be an M8, and reports have suggested an M850i will slot into the lineup as well. It's expected to have a 4...


BMW M850i to slot below M8 - report
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BMW M850i to slot below M8 - report

The upcoming BMW 8 Series range is set to feature an M850i M Performance variant, according to a new report. BMW Blog claims the Bavarian manufacturer wants to bridge the gap between the entry-level 840i and the flagship M8 with a focused M Performance model. While not confirmed, the M850i is expected to get a version of BMW's 4...


2018 BMW M8 spied inside and out
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2018 BMW M8 spied inside and out

The upcoming BMW M8 has been spied inside and out this week at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. Set to become the company's flagship when it debuts sometime next year, the M8 has already been previewed by its GTE race car counterpart in preparation for the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season next year...


BMW set for 2018 Le Mans return with spunky-looking BMW M8 GTE
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BMW set for 2018 Le Mans return with spunky-looking BMW M8 GTE

The 2018 BMW M8 GTE race car has been unveiled at this week's Frankfurt motor show, teamed with confirmation the German marque will make its Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race return after a seven-year hiatus...


I've just about had it with camouflage cars
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I've just about had it with camouflage cars

Camouflage wrap used to be cool. Wind back the clock five years and camouflage was an effective way for automotive manufacturers to disguise their new or development prototype cars from prying eyes. That was its only purpose.  These flashy black-and-white wraps were made to hide the finer details of the design of new models, or to keep you guessing as to what the car may actually be...


BMW M8 ute and Gran Coupe - so much want for a fast pickup truck
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BMW M8 ute and Gran Coupe - so much want for a fast pickup truck

Our mouths collectively dropped when BMW revealed images of the BMW Concept 8 Series, late last week. Prepare to drop your mouths even further with this awesome rendering of what could one day be the world's fastest ute. That's pickup truck for our international readers. This brilliant concept was designed by X-Tomi Design and shows a Commodore-style ute with a single piece side...


BMW M8 teased, Le Mans comeback confirmed
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BMW M8 teased, Le Mans comeback confirmed

A flagship BMW M8 will headline the upcoming BMW 8 Series range, the company has confirmed, revealing a camouflaged example today - just hours after revealing the new Concept 8 Series show car. Described by the company as the "icing on the cake" of the new 8 Series line-up, the the new BMW M8 also marks BMW Motorsport's return to Le Mans, with a race-spec M8 GTE currently under development, and scheduled to make its racing debut at the Daytona 24 Hours in January 2018...


BMW 8 Series concept revealed
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BMW 8 Series concept revealed

Here it is, our first clear look at the upcoming 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe, in concept form. The last time anybody in the world could stroll into a BMW showroom and lay down cash or cheque on a factory-fresh 8 Series, Fight Club and The Matrix were blowing minds and Limp Bizkit's Nookie was driving grown-ups spare...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2018 BMW M6, M8 or 6 Series M Sport spied
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2018 BMW M6, M8 or 6 Series M Sport spied

The next-generation BMW M6 or BMW 6 Series M Sport has been spied doing laps of the Nurburgring Nordschelife. This latest prototype has a different front fascia with larger lower air intakes compared to earlier prototypes. It also wears larger alloy wheels, and seems to be riding on lower suspension and utilising bigger brakes...


BMW M8 to join new 8 Series range in 2019 - report
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BMW M8 to join new 8 Series range in 2019 - report

A high performance BMW M8 will reportedly join the highly rumoured 8 Series range, which could debut as soon as 2018. Sources have told Autocar that the company is planning on topping off the upcoming 8 Series range with a sports model to tackle the Mercedes-AMG S63 coupe and Bentley Continental GT. Under the bonnet, the M8 will be powered by a new generation 4...


BMW M8 could be the brand’s new flagship model
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BMW M8 could be the brand’s new flagship model

There is talk of an all-new model in the ranks – the BMW 8 Series – and such a flagship model could well form the basis for a technologically-advanced high-performance M8 model. The all-new BMW 8 Series is rumoured to take the form of a lengthy luxury coupe with two doors, or a four-door "Gran Coupe", something that has plenty of appeal to the well-heeled around the world It would make sense to do an M version – yes, it could be called the M8 (which is text talk for ‘mate’)...