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Here’s the New BMW 8 Series Convertible Feeling the Heat in the Desert

The revival of the BMW 8 Series coupe is a large and stunning creature, slotting in as BMW’s top grand tourer when it debuted in June. But even after that debut, here’s a camouflage-wrapped 8 Series rolling around in the Mojave Desert—one with a soft top, which the original 8 Series from the ’90s never had.

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The 2020 BMW M550i to Get 8 Series V8, Will Destroy the Last-Gen M5: Report

Last year’s introduction of the all-new BMW 5 Series left the outgoing M5 in the dust with the M550i xDrive model, powered by a 4.4-liter V8 with 455 horsepower. Bad news for last-gen M5 owners is that the 2020 M550i is going to get even more power, which means it will be even quicker.

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The Confusing History of the Greatest V12 BMW Never Built

In 1987, BMW announced to the world that it was officially not screwing around anymore when it put a 5.0-liter V12 into production, setting a 300-horsepower standard for luxury and refinement. It was only a few years later that BMW would produce probably the ultimate V12, the 618-horsepower heart of the McLaren F1.…

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The BMW M8 Race Car Sounds Weird As Hell

I have a thing for road cars turned race cars. They’re like the ultimate form of what you see in dealerships and on the street. They’re like as good as the basic car design can be. And that’s what makes this BMW M8 GTE interesting. Inside every 8 Series road car we can expect to see soon lives this version that sounds…

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This 530 HP BMW M850i Will Be The Baddest New BMW 8 Series

The impending second coming of the BMW 8 Series grand touring car will be lead by the (presumed 2019) BMW M850i xDrive Coupe, which the company says will feature four-wheel drive, a locking rear differential (what is this, a dang truck?) and 530 horsepower.

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BMW May Be Reviving The 8-Series: Report

BMW has been busy collecting 8-Series vehicle monikers with trademark applications including the “M8" title, with a “BMW insider” spilling to Auto Express plans for a luxury GT car to take on the new Mercedes S-Class Coupe.

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The Rolls-Royce Wraith Is The New BMW 8 Series

The Rolls-Royce Wraith Is The New BMW 8 Series

The late, lamented BMW 8 series was like a coupe version of the top-spec BMW 7 series limousine. Is it really gone, or did it just get a Rolls Royce badge?

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