• No V12 BMW 8 Series Planned But Rear-Wheel Drive Version Coming Next Year

    10 days ago - By Zero 2 Turbo

    BMW Group vice president of product management Carsten Groeber recently had a chat with Go Auto about the new BMW 8 Series and what other variants we could see.
    He quickly quashed the hope of a V12 powered 8er as he said it “is very heavy and we have a perfect weight distribution with this car.” He continues to say that “the package with the V8 with those technologies with the chassis and the drivetrain makes the car a proper sports car. In our opinion a V12 will be too heavy in the front.”
    Groeber also confirmed that a hybrid or PHEV is not on the table at the moment but we should “never...
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