Engineers of the Bavarian automotive company BMW continues to work on the new “charged” coupe BMW M8. Recently, it was reported that the car will provide four-wheel drive system from the BMW M5 and the special chassis settings.
The new car will get a three types of the body. In the sale of cars, which will start from 2019, will appear first in the coupe, and then in the back of a convertible to the BMW M8 Gran Coupe. All-wheel drive system, introduced in the BMW M8 is capable of disconnecting the front axle. In addition, for new items provides an active M-differential.
The basis of the new BMW M8 was based on the architecture CLAR. The platform has undergone improvements that resulted in changes in the Electromechanical steering M Servotronic.
Engine compartment of the new BMW M8 is an 8-cylinder engine capacity of 4.4 liter with a performance of 600 horsepower. Motor efficiency is achieved due to the improved exhaust manifold of the special cooling system with controllable dampers. The unit is powered by a 8-speed automatic transmission.