BMW has unveiled the all-new 8-Series Convertible.

Set to go on sale in the United States in March, the M850i xDrive Convertible follows in the footsteps of the 8-Series Coupe but adopts a retractable soft top which can be raised or lowered in 15 seconds at speeds up to 30 mph (48 km/h). The roof isn’t the only thing new as the convertible has a unique rear end and automatic rollover protection system which can deploy two high-strength aluminum roll bars within a fraction of a second.

The rest of the design largely carries over from the M850i xDrive Coupe as drivers will find an aggressive front fascia with a wide grille that is flanked by adaptive LED headlights with laserlight technology. The convertible also has trapezoidal exhaust tips, LED taillights and 20-inch M lightweight alloy wheels.

Customers looking for a sportier appearance can order the optional M Carbon Exterior Package. It adds an assortment of carbon fiber goodies including new mirror caps, a rear diffuser insert and “air intake bars.”

The cabin also echoes the coupe, but there are new controls for the soft top and the optional neck warmers. The latter option adds air vents to the front seat headrests and the air flow can be automatically controlled to adjust for vehicle speed.

Another feature that is unique to the convertible is the standard wind deflector. It can be positioned behind the front seats or folded up and stored in the trunk.

Other interior highlights include a M Sport steering wheel, heated sports seats and illuminated door sill plates. The model also comes standard with Merino Individual leather upholstery, an ambient lighting system and a 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system. Rounding out the highlights are a head-up display, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and an infotainment system with a 10.25-inch display.

A number of different options will be available including heated / ventilated front seats, glass accents and a Bowers & Wilkins diamond surround sound system.

Power is provided by a 4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V8 engine that produces 523 hp (390 kW / 530 PS) and 553 lb-ft (748 Nm) of torque. It is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission and a standard all-wheel drive system. This setup enables the convertible to rocket from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 3.8 seconds before hitting an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h).

Since the M850i has been designed to slot underneath the M8 Convertible, the car has been equipped with an assortment of performance features. These include an Adaptive M suspension and an Integral Active Steering system which enables the rear wheels to turn in up to 2.5 degrees to improve agility. Other highlights include an optional active roll stabilization system and a standard M Sport braking system with blue calipers.

As with most modern cars, the 8-Series Convertible comes with an assortment of driver assistance systems. Standard features include park distance control as well as collision and pedestrian warning systems with a city braking function.

The optional driving assistant professional package goes even further as it adds Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane Keeping Assistant with Active Side Collision Protection, Lane Departure Warning, Active Blind Spot Detection and Crossing Traffic Warning.

When the M850i xDrive Convertible arrives at dealerships this spring, the model will carry a base price of $121,400 (excluding a $995 destination fee). That means the drop top will cost $9,500 more than the M850i xDrive Coupe which arrives in the United States on December 8th.

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    • 4Drive Time
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      about 4 months ago
    • Michael Goetz
      Michael Goetz

      He is a little bit brachialer (a german word for bigger,monströser) as my 650 i, but the question is , if a real person can sit behind !?

      about 18 days ago
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      about 19 days ago
    • TheAnonymous One
      TheAnonymous One

      Whyyyyyyyy do companies keep making softtop fabric roofs????? They are NEVER seamless. Oh yeah that's really stylistic to see wrinkles and crumples on my car after the top has been folded down so many times. Thank God for the 4 series doing it the right way

      about 20 days ago

      All those things that are made by BMW are excellent

      about 21 day ago
    • Bruce Chapman
      Bruce Chapman

      A great piece of shit BMW cannot make realiable cars.

      about 25 days ago
    • katlego shaddy
      katlego shaddy

      Not only does BMW make beautiful cars, they always make them in a way that they just get more beautiful with time. This baby is going to age really well. Luv it to bits😘😘😍👌👍

      about 29 days ago
    • محمود الشجري
      محمود الشجري

      ماي دريم

      about 1 month ago
    • Tareq AlBohairi
      Tareq AlBohairi

      The future is for bmw and audi

      about 2 months ago
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      about 2 months ago
    • Zakariah Lafreniere
      Zakariah Lafreniere

      Tooooo big

      about 3 months ago
    • Zakariah Lafreniere
      Zakariah Lafreniere

      Steering wheel is nasty. Back is fugly. Tesla time.

      about 3 months ago
    • Pod
      Pod In reply to Zakariah Lafreniere

      eww, teslas are so fugly!

      about 1 day ago
    • Billionaire I am
      Billionaire I am

      Better than Mercedes

      about 3 months ago
    • Coleen West
      Coleen West

      ...but no one wants cars especially convertibles. This is an old man thing. It's gross like watching a fat old man in a Speedo bathing suit. People want SUVs and trucks. Men should not drive anything smaller than a pickup truck.

      about 3 months ago
    • Coleen West
      Coleen West In reply to Coleen West

      +Reto Nideröst ...the problem is that they and you drive sissy old man cars that are sooo effeminate and wimpy.. Just act like a man or try to be a real man. We weman can smell that sissy way you act, on you just by looking at you for two seconds. That's it. Two seconds and we know that you are not the "right" guy for us and move on. You can't fake it or hide it. Sissy sticks on boy-men for life.

      about 1 month ago
    • Reto Nideröst
      Reto Nideröst In reply to Coleen West

      Coleen West - crazy guy are u a trucker😂

      about 1 month ago
    • Coleen West
      Coleen West In reply to Coleen West

      +Jermel Kidd ....exactly. That is exactly what I am talking about. Some "real man" would not squeeze into such a gayish thing. Get a pickup or, if you can't handle that, then an SUV. Otherwise you look silly and disgusting. No girls like that look. Let a small girl drive that toy. It's a girl car.

      about 3 months ago
    • Jermel Kidd
      Jermel Kidd In reply to Coleen West

      Look up Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster....and tell me what's "gross about a man driving it lol

      about 3 months ago
    • Hen zo
      Hen zo

      What a machine. A lot better than Mercedes !

      about 3 months ago
    • Marcel de Kort
      Marcel de Kort

      Disappointing, ik looks like a facelift of the last 6 series cabrio. The former 850 I had nothing to do with the preceding 6-series. It was a groundbreaking car, this is another cabrio. BMW can do better.

      about 3 months ago
    • gaya tesra
      gaya tesra In reply to Marcel de Kort

      Cannot satisfy all people nothing is perfect mate

      about 1 month ago
    • Raed Alsamhore
      Raed Alsamhore


      about 3 months ago
    • Anthony Simmons
      Anthony Simmons

      The M8 is to come... I saw on GT Spirit that BMW confirmed that we will see the M8 Coupe, Convertible and Grand Coupe ...Imagine that. Cant wait to see the M8 convertible and how much power it packs.

      about 4 months ago
    • Raghu Prince
      Raghu Prince

      Color name?

      about 4 months ago
    • Zakariah Lafreniere
      Zakariah Lafreniere In reply to Raghu Prince

      Raghu Giddu metallic smoke

      about 3 months ago
    • Nile Worthy
      Nile Worthy

      It would look better with a retractable hardtop

      about 4 months ago
    • Sule Bello
      Sule Bello

      Lovely this is fine good looking BMW car you are okay keep it up

      about 4 months ago
    • Aman Singh
      Aman Singh

      What’s the name of the music? Anyone knows?

      about 4 months ago
    • 4Drive Time
      4Drive Time In reply to Aman Singh

      Take a look at the video description

      about 4 months ago
    • Tsuyama no Kinsan津山の金さん
      Tsuyama no Kinsan津山の金さん

      Wonderful 👍゜.+:。(*´v`*)゜.+:。💕

      about 4 months ago