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BMW M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition launched in India at Rs 2.55 crore

The M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition employs a M TwinPower turbo 4.4-litre 8-cylinder petrol engine that develops 625hp of maximum power and 750Nm of peak torque.

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M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition
The M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition gets a sloping roofline and frameless doors.

In Short

  • The M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition is available in limited numbers.
  • The car can accelerate from 0-100kmph in 3.2 seconds.
  • BMW is offering M Competition package with the M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition.

By Auto Today: BMW India today announced the launch of the M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition in the country. Priced at Rs 2.55 crore (ex-showroom), the vehicle is one of the 10 exclusive '50 Jahre M Edition' models that the luxury carmaker will introduce in the country. While the company said that only a limited number of M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition will be available, it did not specify the exact figure.

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As the name suggests, the M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition gets a sloping roofline and frameless doors. There is the iconic hexagonal kidney grille with M double slats. Its rear is characterised by M-specific M8 diffuser and M-specific double-flow exhaust system with quad tailpipes. The car gets some new paint options like M Isle of Man Green, M Brooklyn Grey and Aventurine Red. Also available are special individual paints such as Daytona Beach Blue (launched exclusively for 50 Jahre M Editions), Frozen Brilliant White, Frozen Marina Bay Blue, Frozen Deep Green and Frozen Deep Grey.

With a driver-focused cabin, the M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition boasts M Sport seats, exclusive two-tone full leather Merino upholstery with hexagonal embroidery, ambient lighting with six dimmable designs, Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system, fully-digital 12.3-inch instrument display, 12.3-inch control display, BMW head-up display, BMW display key, wireless charging, wireless Apple CarPlay and Park Assistant Plus with surround view camera.

Among the safety features in the vehicle are six airbags, attentiveness assistance, dynamic stability control including dynamic traction control, anti-lock braking system, electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, and ISOFIX child seat mounting for the two outer rear seats.

The M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition employs a M TwinPower turbo 4.4-litre 8-cylinder petrol engine that develops 625hp of maximum power and 750Nm of peak torque. The V8 engine is mated to an eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission. The driver can choose between three different driving modes -- Sport, Sport+ and Comfort -- using the driving experience control. The car can accelerate from 0-100kmph in 3.2 seconds.

BMW is offering M Competition package with the M8 Competition Coupe 50 Jahre M Edition. Additional profile enhancements for the car include special 50 Jahre M emblem, Competition badging, M Sport exhaust system, 20-inch jet black alloys with red M compound brake callipers, kidney grille in black high gloss, full leather merino upholstery and M seat belts.

Additionally, M Carbon exterior package, which comes as standard on the new M8, is being offered for the first time in India. With the M Carbon exterior package, the car's appearance is enhanced by the use of carbon fibre material on the front bumper, side air intake, exterior mirror caps, rear spoiler and the entirety of the rear diffuser.

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