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BMW M8 Convertible
2020 BMW M8 Convertible
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$142,500
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9.3
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2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
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$91,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Overview

Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
8.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
600 hp @ 6000 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
553 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39 ft
36.2 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 9.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 10.5"
19" x 9.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P275/35YR20
P255/35YR19
Rear Tire
P285/35YR20
P285/30YR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
22 MPG
City
15 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
21 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 Tons/yr
8.0 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
20.1 gallons
19.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
301.5 miles
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
422.1 miles
554.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
191.2 in
182.3 in
Height
53 in
51.2 in
Max Width
74.9 in
73.9 in
Front Width
64.1 in
62.8 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
63 in
Wheelbase
111.1 in
101.7 in
Ground Clearance
5 in
3.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.1 in
42.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
39.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
55.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
29.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
34.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
45.7 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,560 lbs
3,826 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³
8.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Barcelona Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brands Hatch Grey Metallic
  • Donington Grey Metallic
  • Marina Bay Blue Metallic
  • Motegi Red Metallic
  • Sonic Speed Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dolomite Brown Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Almandin Brown II Metallic
  • Individual Aventurin Red Metallic
  • Individual Dravit Grey Metallic
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Extended Merino Leather
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather
  • Bengal Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Full Merino Leather
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Tartufo, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Midrand Beige, Full Merino Leather
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather
  • Taruma Brown, Full Merino Leather
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa 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
Not Available
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
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Optional
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles