Ten reasons why BMW's 8-Series is great
As BMW’s luxury coupe celebrates its 25th anniversary, here’s why it’s cool
Posted: 04 Jun 2014
It came with a V8, too
In 1994, BMW shuffled its 8-Series cards; with the range-topping 850 CSI coming on tap, the old 850 was dropped, its place filled with a new 850 CI with a 5.4-litre V12, 326bhp and a new five-speed auto.
But there was also a 4.0-litre V8 with 286bhp in the ‘entry-level' 840 CI. V8s are also nice.