The BMW 8 Series Convertible

The open-top version of BMW’s 8 Series shares its coupe sibling’s sporty silhouette, while on those balmy Summer days, tearing up the Tarmac on some well-cambered country lane, drivers can open the stylish soft-top roof, which unfolds in only 18 seconds and can be activated at speeds up to 31mph. Driving with the top down, […]

The BMW 8 Series Coupé

A marriage of BMW’s impressive racing heritage and luxury design credentials, the 8 Series’ two-door coupes – which come in petrol or diesel – elevate the marque’s offerings into loftier realms of luxury. With its athletic contours and a new double-bubble roofline, it looks set to pounce – and, indeed, the TwinPower Turbo eight-cylinder petrol […]

Design for life: Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President, BMW Group Design talks to Mike Duff about creating automotive icons-in-the-making

Luxury car buyers have never had it so good, but the huge increase in choice means that design has become much more important. Styling has always distinguished a brand’s products from that of its rivals: a BMW must always look like a BMW, with some familiar cues acknowledged and referenced. But design also needs to […]