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Body style: Convertible (spider/spyder, cabrio/cabriolet, drop/open/soft top)
Segment: Roadster & Convertible
Infotainment: Apple CarPlay icon Apple CarPlay   Android Auto icon Android Auto  

Since the open-top vehicles are usually slower than their coupe siblings, most car enthusiasts prefer the latter for performance.

Yet, the convertibles are somehow more attractive, and thus, there is a serious market for them, especially if they are fitted with high-power engines.

The M8 Competition Convertible received a facelifted version at the beginning of 2022, along with its hard-roof versions, the Coupe, and the Gran Coupe. Yes, it couldn't match them in terms of acceleration times or hard-cornering abilities, but it had more flavor with the top down while cruising on the streets.

Along with the facelifted version, it received minor exterior details. Apart from the color palette, which was enlarged, it kept the same appearance. The same bumper with black inserts and wide center grille in the lower apron dominated the front fascia, while the side scoops kept their hexagonal mesh pattern for the ducts that channeled the air to the front disc brakes. The light-alloy wheels, though, were changed with a standard 20" set and a few options for other designs with the same size. Its M8 predecessor featured a set of 19" as standard with an option for 20" alloys.

The cockpit went through some changes and received a 12.3" touch screen atop the center stack. It replaced the older, 10.25" unit from the 2018 model and also got some upgrades for the infotainment system in terms of performance. The M8 Convertible featured standard sport seats with multiple adjustments, while the carmaker offered an option for Carbon bucket seats for those who still wanted to try the car's muscles on a track.

Under the hood, there were no surprises. It still had the same 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 that provided 600 PS (592 hp) for the M8 and 625 PS (616 hp) for the Competition version.

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BMW M8 Convertible 2022 - Present
  1 gasoline engine
  • V8 xDrive AWD 8AT (625 HP)

BMW M8 Convertible V8 xDrive AWD 8AT (625 HP)

ENGINE SPECS  –  V8 xDrive AWD 8AT (625 HP)
Cylinders
V8
Displacement
4395 cm3
Power
459.7 KW @ 6000 RPM
625 HP @ 6000 RPM
616 BHP @ 6000 RPM
Torque
553 lb-ft @ 1800-5860 RPM
750 Nm @ 1800-5860 RPM
Fuel System
Turbocharged Direct Injection
Fuel
Gasoline
Fuel capacity
18 gallons (68.1 L)
PERFORMANCE SPECS
Top Speed
155 mph (249 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)
3.3 s
TRANSMISSION SPECS
Drive Type
All Wheel Drive
Gearbox
8-speed automatic M Steptronic
BRAKES SPECS
Front
Ventilated Discs
Rear
Ventilated discs
TIRES SPECS
Tire Size
275/35 ZR20 102Y XL // 285/35 ZR20 104Y XL
DIMENSIONS
Length
191.6 in (4867 mm)
Width
75.1 in (1908 mm)
Height
53.3 in (1354 mm)
Front/rear Track
63.9/64.3 in (1,623/1,633 mm)
Wheelbase
111.3 in (2827 mm)
Ground Clearance
4.5 in (114 mm)
Cargo Volume
12.4 cuFT (351 L)
Aerodynamics (frontal area)
2.25 m2
Aerodynamics (Cd)
0.33
Turning circle
40 ft (12.2 m)
WEIGHT SPECS
Unladen Weight
4464 lbs (2025 kg)
Gross Weight Limit
5379 lbs (2440 kg)
FUEL ECONOMY (NEDC)
City
13.9 mpg US (16.9 L/100Km)
Highway
28.7 mpg US (8.2 L/100Km)
Combined
20.3 mpg US (11.6 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions
262 g/km
FUEL ECONOMY (WLTP)
Combined
20.3 mpg US (11.6 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions (Combined)
263 g/km
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