This article was originally published on wheelsmag.com.au
IT IS NO LONGER a rumour or petrolhead pipe dream. BMW is stoking the coals in its super coupe forge and preparing to recast the mighty 8 Series.
This article was originally published on bmwblog.com
Talks about a possible supercar wearing the blue and white roundel have been going around for the better part of the last 30 years. BMW never really made a supercar unless you consider the M1 such a thing and even then, it was all done with the help of others. Yes, the M1 did write history but it has, since then, very well become history itself. So how long until we get to see a new BMW supercar?
This article was originally published on slashgear.com
McLaren is cooking up a new engine tech that promises more powerful supercars but with greener emissions, turning to new partners including BMW for development aid. The British company announced the strategic project today, with the top feature of the new technology being higher output per engine capacity than is currently possible. McLaren‘s current engine of choice, the M838T, currently delivers as much as 727 horsepower.
This article was originally published in carscoops.com magazine. Photos are taken from the source.
For all its reputation as the purveyors of the “ultimate driving machine,” BMW has steered conspicuously clear of making a six-figure sports car to compete with the likes of the Mercedes-AMG GT, Audi R8, and Porsche 911 Turbo.