The BMW 840i Coupe and Convertible will go on sale in Australia by September, with a starting price of AUD $202,900 (USD $137,875) and AUD $217,900 (USD $148,068), respectively.
Powered by α 3.0-liter, TwinPower inline-six making 335 HP and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque, the fixed roof model goes from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 5.0 seconds and the open top in 5.3 seconds.
“Since its official release, the BMW 8-Series has surpassed sales expectations and received positive media attention”, said BMW Australia CEO, Vikram Pawah. “Now is the perfect opportunity to introduce the 840i variant as the new entry point into the 8-Series range. With a sleek modern design, sports performance attributes and expansive equipment list, it presents a compelling offer for those seeking a luxurious grand touring experience.”
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Standard equipment includes 20-inch wheels, M Sport brakes and differential, metallic paintwork, soft close doors, Display Key, 10.25-inch infotainment system, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, multifunctional front seats, Individual leather, leather-wrapped steering wheel and others.
The 840i Coupe gets gesture control, Anthracite headliner and Harman Kardon premium sound system with 16 speakers, whereas the 840i Convertible features Black or Silver soft top, with Anthracite Silver Effect, Air Collar neck warmer and 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio.
Those wanting more can choose from an array of options such as the M Sport Seats, for AUD $2,600 (USD $1,767), or the M Sport Plus Package (AUD $3,900 / USD $2,650 on the coupe and AUD $3,400 /USD $2,310 on the convertible). The latter adds 20-inch M light alloy wheels shod in performance tires, tire pressure monitoring, larger front brake discs, M seatbelts and an M rear spoiler on the coupe.
Note: Aussie-spec BMW M850i pictured