DESIGN AND HIGHLIGHTS – EDITORIAL
The design follows a clear premise: The softtop underlines
the sporty silhouette and the powerfully elegant lines of the
BMW 8 Series. For a model with outstanding performance
characteristics, it is not just a question of shape, nor just a
question of material and technology innovation. It is all about
performance, closed as well as when open: The instant, highly
dynamic driving pleasure.
Open to new experiences: Why the softtop
reveals so much about the character of the
new BMW 8 Series Convertible.
There are actually no two opinions: The heart of a vehicle is
its engine. And yet the look on the exterior allows much more
than insights into the design and presence of an automobile.
This is especially true for a model like the new BMW 8 Series
Convertible. Because the most important characteristic feature –
the softtop – combines the luxury and innovation claims of the
Opening the softtop already feels like a staging experience:
Completely without any noise and with precise movements, the
softtop is folded and retracted under the softtop lap in leather
look with decorative stitching. The movement resembles a
carefully rehearsed choreography and takes place at a speed of
up to 50 km/h in exactly 15 seconds. The complete softtop with
the haptic, unique fabric lined in several layers weighs much less
than previous designs, and it can be folded into the variable
compartment in the boot in a particularly space-saving manner.
Exceptional design, uncompromising technology,
luxurious ambience: Additional comfort features increase
the pleasure of driving with the top down in the new
BMW 8 Series Convertible at all temperatures: The Air
collar1 releases warm air when needed around the front
headrests and takes care of passengers’ necks on cool
days. The experience is made even more pleasant with
heated armrests1 in the door and centre console as well as
a heated steering wheel1. Pure enjoyment of driving with the
top down, regardless of weather and speeds – in the new
BMW 8 Series Convertible.
THE SOFTTOP IS FOLDED AND
RETRACTED COMPLETELY WITHOUT
ANY NOISE AND WITH PRECISE
EVEN WITH THE SOFTTOP CLOSED, THE NEW BMW 8 SERIES
CONVERTIBLE FASCINATES WITH ITS FLOWING, ELONGATED
The result is also interior acoustics as in a coupé. The
gentle, wind-swept silhouette creates an exceptionally
comfortable driving experience – even at higher speeds.
Luxurious sound scenery even when closed: The multi-layer
design absorbs sound waves better than many ixed roof
structures. An extremely low noise level for all passengers.
Available as optional equipment.
The perfect interplay between these individual elements
creates a new, particularly luxurious form of driving with the
roof down: The new BMW 8 Series Convertible provides not
just instant enjoyment of openness and freedom, but a
pleasure for all the senses.