2020 BMW 8 Series gets a ‘Golden Thunder’ edition in Europe

Brian · Jun 22, 2020 02:59 PM

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BMW has just released a BMW 8 Series ‘Golden Thunder’ edition. It’s only avaliable in Europe for all 3 body styles of the 8 Series - Coupé, Convertible, and Gran Coupé.

Exterior

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With the Golden Thunder edition, you’ll get accents of gold paintings on the front and rear bumper lip, the side skirts, rims, side mirrors, and the M rear spoiler. The M Sport package is also standard here. 

2020 BMW 8 Series gets a ‘Golden Thunder’ edition in Europe 01

BMW only offers the Golden Thunder edition in either Sapphire Black or Frozen Black.

Interior

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Inside you’ll find gold stitchings on the leather seats, gold centre console trim, and the ‘Golden Thunder’ badge sewn onto the headrest. 

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As standard for all 3 body styles, you’ll get half-bucket leather seats, a 12.3-inch digital instrument display, and a 10.25-inch BMW navigation system.

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Available engine options for the 8 Series 'Golden Thunder' edition include:

  • 840i - 3.0-litre turbo straight-six petrol (340 PS and 500 Nm)

  • 840d - 3.0-litre turbo straight-six diesel (320 PS and 680 Nm)

  • M850i - 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol (537 PS and 750 Nm

In Malaysia, BMW Malaysia only offers 2 variants of the 8 series, which is the 8 Series M850i xDrive Coupe and the 8 Series 840i Gran Coupé M Sport priced at RM 1,088,800 and RM 968,800 respectively. 

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