Last Recorded Price
1.33 - 1.62 Crore

BMW 8 Series Overview

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Fuel Type







11.3 KM/L

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Tank Capacity

68.0 L



4 Seater




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Base Variant

840i Gran Coupe

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Top Variant

840i M Sport Edition

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8 Series Specifications & Features

Explore an in-depth overview of the BMW 8 Series specifications and features, offering comprehensive details on its engine choices, fuel efficiency, torque, power, transmission, dimensions, and trunk capacity. Additionally, gain insights into the car's advanced safety features and infotainment system.

Engine CC

2998 CC




11.3 KM/L

Max Torque

500 Nm

Max Power

335 bhp




5082 mm /1932 mm /1407 mm

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  • c&b iconSun Protection Glazing
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  • c&b iconElectric Folding Outside Mirrors
  • c&b iconPanoramic Glass Sunroof
  • c&b iconSoft-Close Function for doors
  • c&b iconMemory Function for Driver and Front Passenger
  • c&b iconWireless Apple CarPlay
  • c&b iconDisplay Key, with LCD Colour Display and Touch Control Panel

What's New?

The 2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe has been launched in India, with prices starting at Rs 1.62 crore (ex-showroom India). The four-door coupe is being offered in one variants 840i Gran Coupe M Sport Edition.. Despite the nomenclature, the 8 Series is essentially a replacement for the 6 Series, and it's globally offered in Coupe, Convertible and the Gran Coupe body styles. India, however, only gets the 8 Series Gran Coupe and the performance-spec M8 Coupe, which has also gone on sale in India today, at Rs 1.88 crore (ex-showroom India).

Globally, the BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe comes in four powertrain options - 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDrive, and 840d xDrive. However, India only gets the entry-level 840i version that is powered by a 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder petrol engine that makes 333 bhp at 5,000-6,500 rpm and develops a peak torque of 500 Nm between 1,600-4,500 rpm. The motor comes mated to an 8-Speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission that sends power to the rear wheels, propelling the car to go from 0 to 100 kmph in 5.2 seconds, before hitting the top speed of 250 kmph.

Upfront the car comes with the new kidney-shaped twin grille with chrome borders and vertical slats adding that imposing stance, flanked by a pair of sweptback LED headlamps, and a wide central airdam. While the base model gets Adaptive LED headlamps, the M Sport variant gets BMW Laserlight with 3 levels LED lights with low-beam, high-beam and high-beam headlights with a laser module. The two variants of the car get a set of 18- and 19-inch light-alloy wheels respectively, while the ORVMs are heated and electrically operable. The distinctive coupe-style sloping roofline certainly makes it stand out and at the rear, the car features sleek, wraparound LED taillamps and a sculpted bumper with a rear diffuser and chrome elements around the dual exhaust system. The car also gets an automatic tailgate.

Inside, the 8 Series Gran Coupe gets a 4-seater configuration, since the central tunnel carries through and meets the rear seat to offer a small console with climate control, 2 USB C charge points and the AC vents for the rear passengers. The car also gets BMW's Live Cockpit with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.25-inch high-resolution display for infotainment, equipped with wireless Appel CarPlay, navigation with 3D maps, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, gesture control, voice command and an integrated 32GB hard drive for maps and audio files.

Other features include - a 360-degree camera (optional), parking assistant, camera and ultrasound-based park distance control (PDC) system in front and rear with reversing assistant, a rearview camera, and telephony with wireless charging with extended functionality. In terms of safety, the car comes with 8 airbags, ABS with Brake Assist, and an Attentiveness Assistant that functions from 70 kmph and higher, analysing the driving behaviour of the driver, and suggesting when to take a break in the control display. Additionally, the car also gets - automatic braking after crash function, run-flat tyres, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), ISOFIX child seat mounting, rear outward seats and Tyre Pressure Indicator among others.

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  • Well-Executed Design
  • Comfortable Rear Seats
  • Six Cylinder Engines Are Fun And Responsive


  • Limited Rear Headroom
  • Tech Inside Feels Dated
  • Pricey Over Competition

While the 8 series the Gran Coupé starts ₹ 1.3 crore (ex-showroom), the insanely fast and powerful M8 Coupe will set you back by ₹ 2.15 crores. And in between sits the 840i Msport that has been priced at ₹ 1.55 crore. In comparison the highly capable Porsche Panamera starts at around ₹ 1.49 crore (ex-showroom). While most cars from BMW now aim to give you a good combination of luxury and sportiness, there aren't many that can beat the 8 series when it comes to that.

BMW 8 Series Price List (Variant Wise)

BMW 8 Series Ex-Showroom price ranges from ₹ 1.33 to 1.62 Crore. BMW offers 8 Series in 2 variants. The top variant of 8 Series is 840i M Sport Edition and the base variant is 840i Gran Coupe.


Last Recorded Price

2998 CC, Petrol, 11.3 KM/L, Automatic
2998 CC, Petrol, 11.3 KM/L, Automatic

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BMW 8 Series Mileage

11 %
Better mileage than other Sedan
68.0 L Fuel Tank Capacity

What is the fuel efficiency of BMW 8 Series

BMW 8 Series mileage is 11.3 KM/L as per ARAI The Automatic Petrol engine has a mileage of 11.3 KM/L.

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PetrolAutomatic11.3 KM/L
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8 Series Colour Options

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BMW 8 Series is available in 12 different colors namely Aventurine Red Metallic, Carbon Black (metallic ), Almandine Brown Metallic, Tanzanite Blue Metallic, Dravit Grey Metallic, Sunset Orange, Sonic Speed Blue, Mineral White, Black Sapphire, Bluestone (metallic), Blue Ridge Mountain (Metallic) & Barcelona Blue Metallic.

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Ex-Showroom Price
₹ 1.33 - 1.62 Crore₹ 72.8 - 88 Lakh₹ 1.96 - 2.27 Crore₹ 68.25 Lakh₹ 64.09 - 70.44 Lakh₹ 54 Lakh
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2998 cc1950 CC3456 CC1969 CC1984 CC1984 CC
11.3 KM/L12.06 - 14.2 KM/L15.4 KM/L14.07 KM/L14.11 KM/L0 KM/L
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PetrolPetrol, DieselPetrol, HybridHybridPetrolPetrol
Seating Capacity
4 Seater5 Seater4 Seater5 Seater5 Seater5 Seater
Fuel Tank Capacity
68.0 L80.0 L82.0 L60.0 L73.0 LN/A
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  • The top speed of the BMW 8 Series varies depending on the model and engine type. For example, the BMW M850i xDrive has a top speed of 250 km/h.
  • The BMW 8 Series can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in as little as 3.7 seconds, depending on the model and engine type.
  • The maximum horsepower output of the BMW 8 Series also varies depending on the model and engine type. For example, the BMW M850i xDrive has a maximum output of 523 horsepower.
  • The BMW 8 Series offers a range of seating options, including heated and ventilated front seats with 16-way power adjustment and memory settings, as well as optional massage function and sport seats with increased lateral support.
  • The BMW 8 Series uses advanced suspension technology and sound insulation to ensure a smooth and quiet ride for passengers. Additionally, the car's adaptive dampers and active roll stabilization system can adjust to different road conditions for maximum comfort.
  • The BMW 8 Series offers both heating and cooling options for the front seats, as well as optional heated rear seats for additional passenger comfort.
  • The BMW 8 Series' exterior design is characterized by its sleek and sporty profile, sharp body lines and aggressive stance. Its low-slung body and wide track give it a powerful, athletic appearance that is unmistakably BMW.
  • The BMW 8 Series' sloping roofline is a key element of its exterior design. It gives the car a coupe-like silhouette that is both sleek and aerodynamic. The roofline also contributes to the car's low center of gravity, which enhances its handling and performance.
  • The BMW 8 Series features a large, iconic BMW kidney grille that is wider and more angular than previous BMW models. The grille is flanked by slim, LED headlights that give the car an aggressive, high-tech look.

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