BMW 8 Series Convertible 840i sDrive 2dr Auto Review

Category: Convertible

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
2 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £80,910What Car? Target Price from£67,006
Review

The 8 Series Convertible sits in an interesting little niche, costing much less than the bigger, plusher Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet and Bentley Continental GTC and potentially cheaper than the Porsche 911 Convertible. Just don’t expect the same level of driver involvement that you get from the 911 or the same luxurious interior or wafty ride as the S-Class or Continental.

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Trim: 8 SERIES

All models have two-zone climate control, leather seats, power-folding mirrors, LED headlights, a powered roof, a full infotainment suite, electric seats and heated seats. You can also add heated armrests, a heated steering wheel and much, much more. All models also get a wind deflector and BMW’s Air Collars, which are integrated into the front-seat head restraints and provide a stream of heated air to warm your neck when the roof’s down.

Engine: 840i sDrive

We haven't tried this version yet. It's the only 8 Series that comes with rear-wheel drive (all the rest are four-wheel drive).


Key information

Doors2
Seats4
0-62 MPH5.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

33.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

280

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

193

g/km

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