This time, BMW X8 Rumors and speculations are certainly interesting. When it comes to extravagant cars, the iconic brand of BMW always deserves a mention. The stature of BMW is so huge that it can never be overlooked. As such, there are always certain speculations about the upcoming vehicles from the Bavarian auto manufacturer. The BMW X8 is no different in this regard. These Rumors unveiled great possibilities about the upcoming 2018 model year.
At the recent New York Motor Show, the marketing director of BMW revealed that the upcoming model of BMW will continue to have its own identity. So, no matter how much redesign this model gets, you can still expect some resemblance with its predecessors.
BMW X8 Rumors – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
According to BMW, the upcoming 2018 X8 has been designed to provide the best possible experience to drivers on a cruise. BMW X8 Rumors suggest that the exterior will get fresh looks with carbon fibre being extensively used. The car will have a solid platform, which will reduce the overall weight of the vehicle. Front grille design is also expected to improve with better air intake capabilities. As you would expect, ample lighting will be offered with LED headlights and fog lights.
Being a BMW model, you can expect 2018 X8 to feature a high quality and luxurious interior. Leather upholstery shall be present along with comfortable seats offering adjustment capability. Modern infotainment system and high-quality audio system will obviously be available.
Connectivity features shall be available with USB port, wireless connectivity and smartphone integration. Climate control system, automatic air condition and updated navigation system shall be on offer. Other than these, BMW X8 don’t reveal a lot.
BMW X8 Rumors – Possible Engine Specification
Although BMW has admitted that exterior of the upcoming X8 will bear some resemblance to its previous models, they have hinted that its engine will be largely based on the engine of BMW X7. BMW X8’s engine could be an updated version of BMW X7’s engine.
No official information has been revealed by BMW yet, so you’d have to rely on BMW X8 Rumors to get an idea of what the upcoming model could have on offer. This vehicle is expected to offer two engine options:
- A turbocharged 6 cylinder engine with 320 hp of output along with 320 lb-ft of torque.
- 4.4-litre V8 engine with an output of 445 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque.
There are even speculations of a diesel variant being on offer. This engine could be a 3.0-litre inline-6 unit with 381 hp of output.
BMW X8 Rumors – Price, Availability and Competitors
If BMW X8 Rumors are believed to be true, the updated model will arrive in 2017 as 2018. As far as pricing is concerned, it should range from $60,000 to $90,000. As the release date gets closer, you can expect more official information to be unveiled.
The BMW X8 will continue to face stiff competition from the likes of: