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2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe
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Overview

Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Hybrid
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Hybrid
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
563 hp @ 6000 rpm
335 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
590 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
368 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
42.3 ft
40.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
21" x 9"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
21" x 9"
18" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P265/35YR21
P245/45VR18
Rear Tire
P265/35YR21
P275/40VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
16 MPG
24 MPG
City
13 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.1 (2020) Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.7 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
282.1 miles
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
477.4 miles
522 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
209 in
200.2 in
Height
58.6 in
55.2 in
Max Width
76.6 in
76.1 in
Front Width
64.1 in
64.1 in
Rear Width
63.7 in
65.8 in
Wheelbase
123.1 in
119 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.5 in
42.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.3 in
39.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
44.3 in
36.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
54.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
5,302 lbs
4,262 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.5 ft³
15.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Alpine White
  • Barcelona Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sonic Speed Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Savannah Beige Metallic
  • Seville Red Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic
  • Dravit Grey Metallic
  • Individual Aventurin Red Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Valcona Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Merlot Red, Valcona Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Nutmeg Brown, Valcona Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Saiga Beige, Valcona Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Sarder Brown, Valcona Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black w/M Piping, Extended Merino Leather
  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue/Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo/Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Tartufo, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Standard
Standard
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Cooled Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Optional
Optional
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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