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Would You Buy This BMW 8 Series Coupe Over An S-Class Coupe?

If you slash two door off a new 7 Series, will it become a sports car?

Less than a week after the introduction of the 2016 BMW 7 Series, it seems that the world of ultra-luxury sedans has a serious new contender for the title of the best of the best. Packing 320-445 horsepower in its current 740i and 750i trims, BMW plans to give competition from Mercedes and Audi a serious run for their money with the help of highly-advanced technology and loads of luxury goodies. But at its debut, another thing about the new 7 Series became increasingly evident: it might be fast and powerful, but this is no sports car.

However, as the Mercedes S-Class has proven, luxury limousines can be turned into sportier-looking versions of themselves when carefully crafted into a meticulous two door coupe. And like the Mercedes S-Class Coupe, this attempt at creating a 7 Series Coupe, christened by its rendering artist X-Tomi with the BMW 8 Series Coupe moniker, is actually quite striking. Throw in the 7 Series' technology, engines and driving capabilities and you might get a true luxury two-door creation that would draw potential buyers away from those luscious curves on the S-Class. Or would they? Given the choice of these two beauties, which one would you drive home at the end of the day?

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