The 2017 model year M8 is the brand new super sedan of BMW that occupies a vital position in the headlines of everyday news. Most recently, the rumors about this sedan happens to be more intense. Most fans of BMW and others think that the new M8 will be called as M1. This is because BMW presented the M1 Hommage concept sedan to the public at the Competition of Elegance of Villa d’Este in 2008. However, there is a huge possibility that BMW would call its 2017 model sedan as the M8. This is for the reason that the 2017 model sedan comes with the same carbon fiber and aluminum chassis of the most popular vehicle of BMW, the i8. Obviously, the 2017 BMW M8 will not be a hybrid sedan, but due to its frivolous body, it will be a real monster in terms of its performance.
2017 BMW M8 Exterior
BMW has not yet disclosed any of the external features. However, according to reliable sources, it is expected that the external look will stand for a perfect combination of the BMW i8 and M1 Hommage design elements. It will feature a stylishly designed elongated V-shaped hood. There will be huge air intakes, as well, because the new vehicle will be powered by a very powerful engine that needs optimum cooling. The well-designed headlamps will appear with laser-light expertise.
The back end of the new BMW M8 2017 will come with a diffuser that will maintain the car stick on the street even at the maximum velocity. The body configuration of the vehicle will be constructed from frivolous and premium materials, like titanium, magnesium, carbon fiber and aluminum. The 2017 M8 will boast a retro design components and amazing high-tech features. With all these features, it is expected that it will be more powerful than the esteemed Audi R8 and Porsche 911 Turbo models.
New BMW M8 Interior
BMW keeps particulars regarding the interior under drapes, but it is expected that its cockpit will be innovative and will be stuffed with most modern high-tech features. The cabin of the new sedan will most likely be stimulated by the i8. If this occurs, the cabin of the vehicle will be provided with an outstanding instrument panel, a steering wheel that comes mounted with instrument cluster, central exhibit and control elements. Regarding materials inside the cabin, there will be top-quality leather, carbon fiber and Alcantra.
Though the M8 borrows most of its features from i8, in terms of its Powertrain section, it will be equipped with a different, but powerful engine. Under its hood, the 2017 BMW M8 engine will be equipped with a direct-injected, TwinPower Turbo powertrain with the capacity of 4.4 liters. This engine would offer the new vehicle the essential power output of 600 horsepower. It will be combined with eight-paced double-clutch mechanical shifter. The new vehicle will be capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in 3 seconds, with the maximum velocity of 200 mph.
Release date and price
The release date of the 2017 BMW M8 is expected to be the last quarter of 2016. Buyers can buy their new M8 by paying the initial price of $ 300,000.