Revival of the BMW 8-Series was confirmed after the Bavarian corporation registered several trademarks under which will sell the cars from the new family. The publication Auto Express reports that the future 8-Series will be ultra luxurious GT (Gran Turismo), whose task will be to compete with the coupe Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The new model will have to come later than in 2018, confirmed to the newspaper company source.
Bayern have registered several brands – 825, 830, 835, 850, 845, 860, M850 and M8, according to a representative of the company that has been done so that they can be preserved and no other manufacturer can not use them. The indices reflect the real models that will appear in the production.
Expected future BMW 8 Series-Series to be entirely in the style of conceptual model Gran Lusso, developed jointly with the Italian design studio Pininfarina. Luxury coupe is built based on the 7-Series, it is equipped with a 6.0-liter V12 engine with 544 hp It works in combination with 8-speed automatic.