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WATCH | Sophistication meets raw power in the SA-bound BMW M8 Competition

2019-11-11 11:49

Robin Classen

BMW M8 badge

Image: Press Association Media

The M8 Competition is a high-performance version of BMW's flagship 8 Series.

It is available as either a coupe and convertible with a monstrous 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 under the hood rated at 460kW and 750Nm.

Elegance meets speed

With sleek and sporty lines on the outside, it means business on the inside with 'M' badging found on the sports seats, steering wheel and gear selector - letting you know exactly what you're driving.

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Working together with the meaty V8 is a four-wheel-drive system that gives it a 0-100km/h speed of just 3-seconds.

As far as local introduction is concerned, it will be available in South Africa in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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