New 8-Series??

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New 8-Series??

Post by M60NJP » 23 Sep 2016, 09:49

A bit of noise in the media about the potential development/relaunch of an 8-Series:
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My first thought was 'It's a 6-Series'. But other murmourings suggest the 6 will be 'repurposed' into a performance car to go up against Porsche (thanks again to AutoExpress).

I'll be honest - I've lost count of the 'New 8-Series Launch' articles going back many years and we've yet to see one? Would the investment, tooling and marketing costs be justified for a small volume car likely to cost upwards of £100k..........

Hope I'm wrong though!!
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Re: New 8-Series??

Post by Gus247 » 23 Sep 2016, 10:18

Picture looks quite nice although the proportions look a little off... can't put my finger on exactly what though..... :/
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Re: New 8-Series??

Post by cockneyrebel » 23 Sep 2016, 10:39

Gus247 wrote:Picture looks quite nice although the proportions look a little off... can't put my finger on exactly what though..... :/
With you Andy, think it"s too straight, needs a sloping front end.
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Re: New 8-Series??

Post by RayB » 23 Sep 2016, 16:39

YAWN..........

How many more times will this story be told.........no doubt the 6 series will become a 4 door as well :thumbup:

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