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BMW 8 Series:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

BMW 8 Series side view
BMW 8 Series angular front perspective
BMW 8 Series angular rear perspective

Overview of the BMW 8 Series

Learn about the BMW 8 Series

BMW 8 Series Summary

The BMW 8 Series is a luxury sports coupe that was first produced in the 90s and came back in 2019 with an all-new convertible and four-door coupe. Elegantly styled, all models are loaded with standard safety and tech features with a generous amount of trunk space. True to its brand, the BMW 8 Series delivers on performance, with a powerful V8 or V6 engine. While this vehicle can really punch out at high speeds, the ride remains smooth and composed. For drivers willing to spend a little extra, the BMW 8 Series is well worth a test drive.

Pros and cons of the BMW 8 Series

  • Powerful and responsive engine options
  • Elegantly designed interior
  • Lots of standard technology
  • Limited backseat space in coupe and convertible models
  • Headroom can seem limited in grand coupe models
  • Engine may seem less powerful than some rivals
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the BMW 8 Series

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats4
  • Doors2 - 4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption13.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption9.2 L/100km
  • Width1902 mm
  • Length4851 mm
  • Trunk space420 L
  • Cargo space420 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the BMW 8 Series

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the BMW 8 Series 2020 - 2020 is available in 1 trim:

M850i trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the BMW 8 Series

Dimensions of the BMW 8 Series

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20201346 mm1902 mm4851 mm