BMW 8 Series owners manuals

BMW 8 Series

BMW 8 Series specs

Model overview

The BMW 8 Series is a range of luxury sports cars manufactured by the German automaker BMW. The 8 Series was initially introduced in 1989 and was produced until 1999. It was revived in 2018 as part of BMW's efforts to expand its high-end vehicle offerings. The modern BMW 8 Series is positioned as a grand tourer, combining high-performance features with luxury and style. 

The new 8 Series is available in several body styles and performance variants, including:

  • BMW 8 Series Coupe - The coupe version offers a sleek and sporty design with powerful engine options.
  • BMW 8 Series Convertible - A convertible version of the 8 Series, allowing drivers to enjoy open-air driving with the same luxury and performance features.
  • BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe - This is a four-door, more practical version of the 8 Series, providing extra rear-seat space while maintaining the sporty character of the car.
  • BMW M8 - The M8 is the high-performance version of the 8 Series. It features a more powerful engine, enhanced suspension, and other performance-oriented features.
  • BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe M - This is a high-performance variant of the Gran Coupe, offering a combination of luxury and sports car performance.

The engines available for the 8 Series vary by model and trim, but they often include powerful turbocharged inline-six or V8 engines. The interior of the 8 Series is known for its high-quality materials, advanced technology, and a host of luxury features.

BMW 8 Series known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the BMW 8 Series are:

Several annoying blind spots

  • The Lexus LC is prettier
  • The rear seats aren't of much use
  • The styling reduces outward visibility
  • Getting advanced driver assist tech requires two packages
  • The 8 Series, especially in performance trims, may experience faster tire wear. 
  • High-end luxury vehicles like the BMW 8 Series often come with advanced electrical systems, and issues related to sensors, infotainment systems, or other electrical components may occur

BMW 8 Series PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the 8 Series model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your BMW 8 Series to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.
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