BMW has shared the details of its upcoming 2020 M8 Competition Gran Coupe, a high-performance four-door sports car set to arrive in the second quarter of 2020.Pricing for the first-ever M8 Competition Gran Coupe will start at $349,900 plus on-road costs, making it $77,000 more expensive than the existing V8 M850i xDrive variant of the 8 Series Gran Coupe.The M8 Competition Gran Coupe scores an M xDrive all-wheel drive system and an eight-speed torque-converter transmission.It's paired with a twin-turbocharged V8 engine, putting out 460kW and 750Nm. BMW has kitted the car out with the M Driver's package as standard, which boosts the top speed to 305km/h.It also boasts a 0-100km/h time of 3.2 seconds, with added X-factor courtesy of an M Sport exhaust system that serves to heighten the M8 Competition's racy engine note.The newcomer is based on the two-door M8 Competition Coupe, which starts at $352,900 before on-road costs, and was developed alongside the BMW M8 GTE race car.Inside, luxe accents like velour floor mats, Alcantara accents and full leather upholstery plus electric roller sun blinds on the rear windscreen and side windows add to driver and rider comfort.Other design highlights include 20-inch 'star-spoke' alloy wheels with performance tyres, an M Carbon roof, M Sport seats and an M rear spoiler.BMW is yet to confirm an exact launch date for the new arrival, so we'll keep you updated.2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe pricing

  • 840i Gran Coupe $199,900
  • M850i xDrive Gran Coupe $272,900
  • M8 Competition Gran Coupe $349,900

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