BMW have started conception on a new 8er family to sit above and sustain the next BMW 7er. The family will consist of a Coupe , Cabrio and Gran Coupe.
Exclusively with V8 and V12 and A more powerful Tri-Turbo diesel.
The response is based on the well received reaction of the BMW-Pinifarina Collaboration - The Gran Lusso at the recent Concorso d'eleganza.
That car utilised similar design elements to the current outline of the BMW 6er Coupe and the new BMW 4er Coupe , and showcases how a large coupe would fit in with the numerical and product consistency - 2, 4, 6, 8 and Coupe , Cabrio and Gran Coupe.
Although the car will not be a complete carry over of the Gran Lusso although it utilises the same ideas , it will offer distinctive style , presence and high end luxury to bridge the BMW brand to the Rolls-Royce brand.
An M variant is also a possibility.