The Gentleman’s Racer presented in the form of the BMW M850ixDrive Coupé with 530 hp V8 engine variant.
Jakarta. The launch of the All-New BMW 8 Series Coupé adds a brand new chapter to theBavarian premium carmaker’s long history of sensational luxury sports cars. The BMW 8Series is a dream car with outstanding performance, emotion-stirring design, unmatchedluxury, and exceptionally advanced equipment features when it comes to display and controltechnology, driver assistance and connectivity. Today, in South Jakarta, BMW Indonesia ispreviewing the All-New BMW 8 Series Coupé while also presenting other “Magnificent 8”models such as 90’s iconic sports car; the first-ever BMW 8 Series, the legendary BMW Z8and the most progressive sports car of this era, New BMW i8 Roadster.
The primary development objective for the All-New BMW 8 Series Coupé was to instillthrilling driving dynamics. The body, powertrain and suspension have been consistentlyhoned to achieve the supreme agility, precision and poise expected of a top-class sports car.In the process, a remarkably powerful engine was combined with the BMW xDrive intelligentall-wheel-drive system and BMW EfficientLightweight design measures. The All-New BMW 8Series Coupé has a very special story to tell in terms of its development. The first chapter inthis story was written by the M8 GTE, which wasted no time in showcasing the car’s potentialin race competition. The knowledge gained from the racing model has flowed into thedevelopment of the production car: From the race track to the road.
Ramesh Divyanathan, President Director BMW Group Indonesia, explained, “A lot has beengoing on at BMW in the first half of 2019, with our model offensive in fullswing. Today you will be introduced to a very special model that formspart of this offensive – a car developed utilizing the technologicalexpertise of BMW M GmbH. This car is The Gentleman’s Racer – the All-New BMW M850i. It boasts exclusive exterior and interior trim with specific design featuresby BMW Individual. In fact, this model is a sophisticated icon of luxurious sportiness. TheAll-New BMW 8 Series Coupé is able, in a unique way, to inspire with its dynamic drivingcharacteristics, while at the same time fascinating with a luxurious equipment features andsporty, elegant design. Moreover, ultimate exclusiveness is guaranteed with the individualconfiguration of this new luxury sports car. The premiere of the All-New BMW M850i xDriveCoupé in Indonesia, along with its exclusive variants the BMW M850i xDrive Coupé CarbonPackage and the BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition, will provide proof of this. I’mcompletely confident that this model will strengthen BMW’s long history of outstanding sportscars and soon become the most desired Coupé available in Indonesia”.
True Gentleman’s Racer.
The All-New BMW 8 Series Coupé is more than just a luxury sports car. With this model,BMW gives the luxury segment a new identity, making automobile dreams come true andcreating unique moments of pleasure. An unrivalled combination of inspiring sportiness andcontemporary luxury, assured long-distance comfort and innovative user-operation, driverassistance and connectivity technology is embodies in the true gentleman’s car.