BMW has always sought to become a more sporty premium brand. The 2025 BMW 8 Series is the highest point of the Bavarian brand’s struggle to balance both. The most popular model has been in production since 1990, and was it being the E31 model, but work on it started in 1984.
The G14/G15/G16 model hasn’t gained as much attention as the Bavarian brand had hoped, according to reports that the new model, internally named G77, will be scheduled for release in 2025, as a model for 2026, and we have a rough idea of what to anticipate. At present, there are any plans to launch a middle-engined sports vehicle from BMW and there are many reasons to believe that it’s an opportunity missed by BMW. Bavarian brand.
2025 BMW 8 Series Redesign
The new generation 2025 BMW 8 Series will still be built in CLAR. CLAR versatile platform. It’s the foundation for every aspect of everything, from Z4 up to 8 Series and even big SUVs such as the X7. The choice to utilize the same platform isn’t unexpected given the direction that car manufacturers are heading, so does the selection of engine.
According to BMWBlog The upcoming BMW 8 Series will be completely electric. Information on the powertrain is not yet available, but it is expected that at the very least one variant will have a similar output similar to that of that of the BMW i4 M50. It will have two electric motors with one motor for each axle – and a the combined power that is 544 hp (405 Kilowatts) and 586 pounds (795 Nm). This is expected to give the 0-60 miles per hour (97 kilometers/hour) duration of 3.9 seconds that’s 0.2 seconds slower than the smaller i4 M50. There will definitely there will be stronger versions of the upcoming 8 Series, including a genuine M version.
In a recent report by German automotive journalist Georg Kacher, BMW will reduce its lineup. In particular it is expected that the 4 Series and 8 Series will join together into one line-up, creating a brand fresh BMW 6 Series. Its predecessor, the “6er” dates back to 1976 and was the iconic E24 model is currently a highly sought-after classic that you can buy for very little money. Given that the last F06/F12/F13 model of the 6 Series was retired in favor of the new BMW 8 Series, the next 6 Series will be the final chapter from”the “8er” as we know it.
Although the Coupe as well as the Cabriolet variants of the present BMW 8 Series are already getting removed out of their North American market, the Gran Coupe will stick around. But, it won’t be a separate model, but instead a component of the upcoming 7 Series lineup. In the case of the new EV models to replace those of the 8 Series, they are being backed with BMW’s Neue Klasse EV platform.
Of the three major German automobile manufacturers, BMW claims to be providing the most athletic models. Although Mercedes and Audi have the same racing history, there’s one top-performing BMW model that was equipped with all the ingredients needed, but didn’t get enough attention. It was the BMW E26 M1 was built in limited quantities with the help from Lamborghini. It competed in a single-make championship with modified versions from this M1 raced.
In 2008 the M1 was given a modern day homage with the BMW M1 Homage. The design was retro-futuristic and was a blend of elements from the original M1 as well as the E25 Turbo, which like the 2008 M1 Homage, was a concept car. We are aware that, at a minimum, BMW is contemplating a successor to the mid-engine 1970s sports car, since 2013. The 2013 Vision EfficientDynamics concept was the basis for the way for the hybrid BMW i8. The latter model was canceled at the end of 2020 BMW announced the Vision M Next concept for the year 2019. Vision M Next concept, that could be a alternative to the i8.
Again, it was a PHEV. However, the engine was one 2.0-liter turbo-four instead of i8’s 1.5-liter turbo-three. The power was considerably higher with 600 horsepower (441 Kilowatts). It is believed that this Vision M could sprint to 60 miles per hour (97 kilometers per hour) with a time of 2.8 seconds, and then reach an average speed of 181 mph (300 kilometers/h).
2025 BMW 8 Series Release Date
The production model that is similar to this Vision M with similar characteristics would have placed it directly against the models that of Audi R8 and Mercedes AMG GT Both of which are in their final production year. Both models are being discontinued and both models being retired, there is an unavoidable power gap in the German high-performance segment. It is possible that the Audi R8 successor is being delayed, and 2024’s Mercedes AMG SL is a more lavish version of the discontinued AMG GT.
The only competition for the segment may come from the soon-to-be-hybridized Porsche 911 Turbo S, that, let’s face it has a distinct niche market that is its own. If the recent discussions of BMW’s model merger are anything to look at, the brand’s product line will be diluted, and a mid-engine successor to the M1’s original M1 could be the ideal option to distract from that…if BMW decides to make the car.