BMW of 8 series is the sportive car and much more comfortable with coupe body type.
In September 1989, the coupe of 8-Series debuted and combined in itself the sportiness, comfort, the usage of new technologies and expensive first-class equipment. The car was offered with automatically adjusted body level system with 2 positions of the body: Comfort and Sport. The engine with the power output of 300 horsepower with aluminum cylinder unit and head of cylinders was the same as in the 750i model.
BMW 850i was a car of coupe type designed for long journeys, with elegantly appointed interior, ergonomically designed flawless seats that provided high comfort and, of course, the huge powerful engine. The car belongs to a class of Gran Turismo. Since 1992, on the model was installed 850CSi V12 S70 B56 engine with a displacement of 5578 cc and the maximum power of 380 horsepower.
Integral rear axle provides excellent stability of driving, especially during fast turns. In 1994, the power unit on the 850Ci model was replaced with a 12-cylinder 5.4 liter M73 engine with the power output of 327 horsepower. The model 850 has the only available automatic transmission.
However, the price was still too high, and in 1993, was presented a model 840Ci with 8-cylinder engine reaching 286 horsepower, equipped with 6-speed transmission and fewer amount of electronics. And in 1995, was released a new model (840Ci) equipped with V-shaped 8-cylinder M62 engine with increased to 4.4 liters volume and the power capacity of 286 horsepower.
6-speed manual transmission was less popular than automatic one: rich buyers tend to opt for comfort. For drivers, who prefer a sporty style, there are other models in the BMW line, faster than the heavy coupe. On this machine was not installed the limit the maximum speed because it does not develop more than 250 km / h.
Automatic stability control system, ASC-T and the braking system with ABS make the BMW 8 Series the car that is providing maximum security and sustainable movement. The pleasure of management promised for BMW 8 Series coupe is complemented with functional and tastefully executed interior.
The production of coupe BMW 8 was discontinued in 1999.