Sausages, potato salad and figures: General meetings of auto companies are usually only for shareholders really sparkling. But BMW has today announced at its annual general meeting a real blast: the 8 series will come back!
Already between 1989 and 1999, there was a 8 in the form of a large Coupe with 12 - and eight-cylinder. From 2018 there will be again a 8, more specifically, a 8-seater Coupé. There is already a first tea image which shows the 8 study. It shows end may 2017 on the Concorso d' Eleganza Villa d'Este, a luxury classic car Festival on Lake Como.
BMW Chief Executive Harald Krüger betrays a bit, Whither the direction: "the BMW 8 Coupé continues the tradition of our luxury sports coupes and extends our current offer a genuine dream car." It becomes a real luxury sports Coupé", Kruger's annual general meeting in Munich. (rh)