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News BMW’s sublime M850i xDrive Coupe

BMW’s sublime M850i xDrive Coupe

I must be nearing that “age” when a man begins to think longingly about his youth and all the sporty cars he once owned. I’ve not personally held the title to a 2-door coupe in nearly 20 years but suddenly, I have the urge to get one.

BMW’s new 8-series coupe is, in so many ways, the perfect symbol of automotive-dom. It’s low, wide, long and sits with purposeful determination, awaiting the driver’s commands.

The new 850i, which will be also offered as a convertible and a Gran Coupé, will feature a 530-horsepower and 554 lb.-ft. of torque 4.4-litre V8. It is important to note that although related to the existing 4.4-litre, the 8’s has been thoroughly revised. BMW’s xDrive AWD with a rear-wheel bias is included, as will be an 8-speed automatic produced by ZF and four-wheel steering, called Integral Active Steering.

BMW M850i

We expect that an 840i and perhaps even an ultimate 860i will also be made available at some point.

 

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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