With BMW’s new flagship SUV, the X7, nearing production, the company is now stated to be establishing a BMW X8 coupe that would sit above the X2, X4 and X6 in the company’s range.
2019 BMW X8 Styling
The BMW X8 will be created for individuals who desire an useful SUV however aren’t ready to compromise on design. That implies the X8 will get a more stroking roofline than the X7 and an even bolder front grille– although it’s tough to think of how the latter might be possible. X8 models are most likely to come as basic with decreased M Sport suspension– to offer the car a more hunched down look– and huge alloy wheels.
2019 BMW X8 Practicality
Although the swept back roofline– and resulting smaller sized rear windows– will make the X8’s rear seats feel a bit more claustrophobic than the X7’s, you can still anticipate the rear seat to gladly accommodate 2 six-foot grownups.
Boot area will likewise be a high top priority and the X8 will be even more useful than a traditional coupe, thanks to a high boot and rear seats that fold down to give way for large products such as flat-pack furnishings.
2019 BMW X8 Infotainment
That stated, the X8’s luxurious cabin must resolve any worries that it is a farming workhorse. It’ll be shown the X7 so you can anticipate it to get a big infotainment screen and a digital display screen in the instrument binnacle where you would usually discover analogue dials. Their multi-purpose ability will enable BMW to reduce standard buttons leaving the method clear for leather and costly looking trim pieces throughout the cabin.
2019 BMW X8 Drive
The X8 is set to be more enjoyable to drive than the X7. It’s most likely that X8 models will come fitted with stiffer M Sport suspension as basic– to eliminate body lean in corners at the expenditure of some convenience on rough roadways– and quicker steering to make the car feel more nimble. An eight-speed automated transmission will likewise be a basic feature.
2019 BMW X8 Engines
For efficiency that remains in keeping with the X8’s looks you can anticipate it to be offered with a variety of 6 and eight-cylinder engines. An apparent option would be the 3.0-litre 313hp diesel motor fitted to the BMW 640d, with it in location the X8 need to can 0-62mph in under 6 seconds and fuel economy of around 45mpg. Another most likely prospect would be the 450hp 4.4-litre V8 petrol fitted to 650i– it would be sweeter sounding and quicker than the six-cylinder alternatives, however at the expense of genuinely frightening fuel economy.
2019 BMW X8 Price and Release Date
If you expensive having a shining new BMW X8 on your driveway then the problem is that it’ll not come cheap, costs are set to begin with ₤ 80,000 increasing to well over ₤ 100,000 for a top of the range model. It’ll likely to go on sale in the latter half of 2019.