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BMW M8 Competition (G15) specs

Price in Europe €165,422 - €195,150
Price in US $147,995 - $175,745
Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1856-1928 kg (4092-4251 lbs)
Dimensions 4.87 m (192 in) long, 1.91 m (75 in) wide, 1.36 m (54 in) high
Wheelbase 2.83 m (111 in)
Introduced 2019
Origin country Germany
Gas mileage 16.7-9.5 l/100 km (14-25 mpg US / 17-30 mpg UK)
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Acceleration (mph)

0 - 30 mph1.0 s
0 - 40 mph1.4 s
0 - 50 mph2.0 s
0 - 60 mph2.5 s
0 - 70 mph3.3 s
0 - 80 mph4.2 s
0 - 90 mph5.1 s
0 - 100 mph6.3 s
0 - 110 mph7.6 s
0 - 120 mph9.1 s
0 - 130 mph10.8 s
0 - 140 mph13.1 s
0 - 150 mph15.5 s
0 - 160 mph18.3 s
0 - 170 mph22.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile7.6 s @ 107.5 mph
1/4 mile10.7 s @ 129.0 mph
Est. 1/2 mile18.4 s @ 156.6 mph
Est. 1 mile30.3 s @ 177.1 mph

Acceleration (kph)

0 - 40 kph1.1 s
0 - 50 kph1.2 s
0 - 80 kph2.3 s
0 - 100 kph3.0 s
0 - 130 kph4.7 s
0 - 150 kph5.9 s
0 - 160 kph6.7 s
0 - 180 kph8.4 s
0 - 200 kph10.1 s
0 - 220 kph12.8 s
0 - 250 kph17.5 s
0 - 280 kph24.9 s
1000 m20.0 s @ 265.0 kph
BMW M8 Competition acceleration graph

General performance

Top speed305 kph (190 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 010.3 s @ 712 ft
Est. max acceleration0.96 g (9 m/s²)
18m slalom71.2 kph (44.2 mph)
Emissions242 g/km
Lateral acceleration1.03 g (10 m/s²)

Powertrain specs

Engine type V8 twin-turbo
Displacement 4.4 l (269 ci)
Power 625 ps (617 bhp / 460 kw) @ 6000 rpm
Torque 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) @ 1800 rpm
Power / liter 142 ps (140 hp)
Power / weight 330 ps (326 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 396 Nm (292 lb-ft) / t
Efficiency 46 PS per l/100 km
Power / €5000 18 ps
Transmission 8 speed BMW Steptronic
Layout front engine, all wheel drive

Braking distance

50 kph - 08 m (27 ft)
100 kph - 032 m (104 ft)
130 kph - 054 m (177 ft)
140 kph - 065 m (213 ft)
200 kph - 0126 m (414 ft)
70 mph - 045 m (146 ft)
100 mph - 088 m (288 ft)

Rolling acceleration

60 - 100 kph (4)2.3 s
60 - 100 kph (5)3.1 s
80 - 120 kph (4)2.4 s
80 - 120 kph (5)3.0 s
80 - 120 kph (6)4.1 s
80 - 120 kph (7)5.2 s
80 - 120 kph (8)9.0 s
80 - 160 kph (4)5.1 s
80 - 160 kph (5)6.4 s
80 - 160 kph (6)8.6 s
80 - 160 kph (7)11.1 s
80 - 160 kph (8)17.3 s
70 - 120 kph2.4 s
80 - 120 kph1.9 s
100 - 200 kph7.0 s

Interior noise

Noise @ idle48 dB
Noise @ 50 kph61 dB
Noise @ 100 kph66 dB
Noise @ 130 kph69 dB
Noise @ 70 mph69 dB
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TypeF173  1m ago

Ladies and Gentlemen the Steve DINAN fettled 900hp BMW M8 Competition!

 


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hostboy  3m ago

Why is everyone so quick to say the M8 is an F-segment coupe and the M6 is an E-segment one? A higher number in the badge doesn't necessarily increase the tier. The M8 is not bigger than the M6 in overall dimensions and it's only barely bigger than the M4.

The last M6 Coupe was $113k in starting price, and the first M8 Coupe was $133k in starting price. That's not a big difference. Neither one is in the same segment as an S-Class 2-Door.

https://carbuzz.com/cars/bmw/m8-coupe/2020
https://carbuzz.com/cars/bmw/m6

Here's the S63 Coupe:
https://carbuzz.com/cars/mercedes-benz/amg-s63-coupe/2020
https://carbuzz.com/cars/mercedes-benz/amg-s63-coupe/2017

It's more fair to compare the 6er/8er convertibles to the SL-Class, but they are just as close to the E-Class Convertible.


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TypeF173  6m ago

BMW M8 Competition vs BMW M5 X2!

 


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TypeF173  6m ago

So if McLaren and BMW and Mercedes, I'm fairly certain of the latter, twin turbocharged V8 engines are putting out the manufacturer claimed power AT THE REAR WHEELS, does common sense NOT dictate the elite hypercar production cars are exactly the same? The engines are utterly exotic in comparison? I know what that means to power and torque levels and correspondingly to power to weight and NEVER mentioned torque to weight ratios!<these are critically important to punching through the air! Particularly over 400km/h.

We are entering a different age, perhaps the last of it's kind~ I sincerely hope that this is not the case. However, sexy metrics, is gone, no longer appropriate and particularly to my female fans (LOL!), it's not representative or inclusive.

Welcome in DESTROYER metrics and numbers you've not yet seen. From SS to SS(C).

Interesting times. Very.


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hostboy  7m ago

If you add one extra second to both the 0-60 and the 0-100, that tells me that the M8C is actually pretty much the same from 60-100 as an Aston Martin DB11 AMR or a Chevy Camaro ZL1 (wink wink).

No that wasn't sarcasm, but it's totally faster than those two.


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TypeF173  9m ago

https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a27437648/2019-bmw-m5-dyno-horsepower/

Quote>"and the Competition model's at 617 horsepower—at the crankshaft—with both making 553 lb-ft of torque."

Quote>"we've long suspected that BMW may be understating their outputs. So, we decided to put an M5 Competition on a rolling dynamometer—colloquially known as a "dyno"—to see if our suspicions were warranted."

Quote>"avoid any torque multiplication by the car's eight-speed transmission, we ran the test in sixth gear, which is a direct-drive or 1.00:1 ratio. The results show a surprising peak of 617 horsepower and 606 lb-ft of torque at the wheels."

Hahahaha! OMG it's only been FIVE minutes and BMW have joined the Mclaren 765LT by making quoted manufacturer power claims AT THE WHEELS! I mean 606lbs/ft at the wheels is a montrous number.

617hpX11%=684.87hp corrected.
606lbs/ftX%=672.66lbs/ft corrected.

I mean what else can you say? Very impressive engineering.


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TypeF173  9m ago

I've become a bit of a Benz man, well because I AM haha! But it's time for a little more BMW. And where better to start than the mighty M8 Competition. And there's tonnes of numbers to look at too. There's an Anglo-German project that I'm dying to talk about, but until more concrete evidence of progress emerges I'll stay quiet.

But anyway regardless, the research into this car will pay absolute dividends and if not so what? All good.

AC Schnizter "BTCC" touring car memmories are flooding back. Robert Ragvaglia, Joachim Winklelock etc. Championship winners! Hahaha!


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196ss  9m ago

New BMW 8 series concept looks gorgeous:

 


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196ss  1y ago

Not bad:

 


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Georg  2y ago

M8 Willow Springs MT hotlap driver Randy Pobst 1:31.05min

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2768125360139793&extid=O1G9a9OjwmdWMvoT


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benedekpuskas  2y ago

 


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SpeedKing  2y ago

The 700hp BMW M8 Comp is even quick down under

 

0-100 km/h 3.14 sec(no roll-out)
0-200 km/h 10.28 sec
1/4 mile 10.97 @ 206 km/h 128 mph
Outside temp 12 deg


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Hoppelmoppel123  2y ago

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BMW M8 CS?


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Tracker  2y ago

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SpeedKing  2y ago

The problem with posting acceleration and 1/4 mile figures from American vs European tests is that the American testers use roll-out which also improves the 1/4 times ie. generally 0.2-0.25 sec so the 10.7 sec 1/4 mile American figure equates to 10.9-10.95 sec European. Most peeps are totally oblivious to this fact which results in arguments among posters. The easiest way of dealing with this anomaly is to add next to the "Acceleration (mph) heading, "American test roll-out" and for "Acceleration (kph) "European test no roll-out" :)


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PPZ  2y ago

0-60 in 2.5 seconds and 1/4 mile in 10.7 accorting to the new Car and Driver test. Very strong acceleration


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Lambolover  2y ago

https://youtu.be/b6LijSwF8TI
0-100 (km-h) 3.14 sec
0-200 10.17 sec
1/4 mile 10.84 sec
0-250 17.85 sec
Individual 100-200 test(in the video): 6.96 sec


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SpeedKing  2y ago

A drag race between a BMW M8 Comp and BMW S1000RR motorbike. What i found interesting was that they tested the M8 0-100 km/h in different modes so in comfort mode it was 4.5 sec, in sport mode 4.1 sec, with limited stability 3.9 and finally with launch control 3.4 sec with wheelspin. They used Heathcote Raceway which didn't have prep and was slippery hence the slowish time with launch control. The S1000RR had traction problems getting off the mark hence slow 1/4 mile times.

 


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OutCast10  2y ago

There is no M8 CP Convertible page, so still going to put them here for anyone who cares
0-100km/h in 3.40 seconds
0-200km/h in 10.76 seconds
1/4 mile in 11.10 seconds
0-250km/h in 18.31 seconds
https://youtu.be/AX2Pxqddrbk


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HighGear  2y ago

If M5 Comp test figures are to be believed, the M8 should be capable of a 2.6-second 0-60mph sprint, two-tenths quicker.


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Cocobe  2y ago

https://www.motortrend.com/news/2020-bmw-m8-competition-coupe-first-test/
3.4s to 60mph
11.4s to the 1/4 mile.

That's a bit off. Tested at $175k USD.


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Tracker  3y ago

 

It's unreal. Looking forward head to head hot laps


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flt158  3y ago

I am noticing that Autocar magazine are going to publish a full 8 page road test of the BMW M8 convertible next Wednesday 5 April 2020. It should be a goodie! Please note it is the convertible and not the coupe. At the moment the convertible is the most expensive BMW.

flt 158


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PPZ  3y ago

AutoBild Supertest comes february 14.


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aaayy  3y ago

This is a nice car. I like it. I only wish they had made a hardcore version of the M8, with a stripped out M4 GTS-style interior, keeping the AWD and Read wheel steering, and swapping in a lightweight version of the V12 with 750 horsepower. But this is fine, because it looks great, is pretty fast, and is also probably super comfortable.


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FastestLaps  3y ago

What a beast this car is.


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Tracker  3y ago

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777Balt  3y ago

 


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Tracker  3y ago

First laptime of M8 CP
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Rotorblade  3y ago

Any laptimes?

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