The BMW 8-Series has replaced the old 6-Series and purports to be both a great grand tourer as well as a sporty coupe.
it certainly is more than capable of taking its occupants across an entire continent in comfort, and it also encourages the driver to put it through its paces whenever he/she comes across a challenging piece of tarmac.
Combine these abilities with a very appealing design and a tech-jammed cabin with premium materials, and you’ve got a great all-rounder, as well as a more down-to-earth alternative to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Bentley Continental GT.
The new 8-Series live up to the promises drummed up by its maker?
BMW looked outside of planet Earth as inspiration for a highly customized version of its reborn 8-Series.
And the reviewer found it hard not to praise some of its strong points, such as the handling and grip, improved 8-speed transmission, as well as the massive levels of comfort and some nice add-ons, like the crystal gear selector.
have a look inside
It uses a twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine, rated at 320 PS (315 hp / 235 kW) and 680 Nm (580 lb-ft) of torque. BMW claims that it can sprint to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.9 seconds, but it’s not available in the American market.
The process cannot be reproduced on Earth, but BMW mimicked the design in the hand-stitched headliner, seats, brake calipers, front splitters, and elsewhere.
he most interesting part of the 850i Night Sky is the fact it includes actual materials from a meteorite. Designers incorporated the material from meteors in the center console’s trim plate, a start-stop ignition button, and the car’s gear selector and a touch controller for the iDrive system.
BMW fitted the 850i Night Sky with 3D units that are 30-percent lighter compared to traditional parts. The brand also said the reduced unsprung mass helps better control the 850i’s dynamics and driving comfort.
The car further extends the spacey theme with illuminated constellations of stars on the center console and patterns that recall extraterrestrial bodies on the exterior vents and mirrors.
BMW Individual Manufacturer customization facility, revealed the 850i Night Sky on Thursday as the Earth was treated to its first meteor shower of 2019.