BMW has revealed the updated 2023 M8 lineup consisting of the Gran Coupe, Coupe, and Convertible models. For 2023, these cars will be sold in the Competiton trim only, and ill get slight changes to their front and minimal changes to the interior in the form of equipment and color options. The 2023 M8 lineup's pricing has been revealed, and it starts from $130,000 and goes up to $139,500.

BMW has announced the 2023 M8 lineup and along with that has also revealed the changes made to these models. For 2023, the M8 Coupe, the M8 Convertible, and the M8 Gran Coupe will be sold exclusively as the M8 Competition models only. BMW says it has “sharpened the profile of its ultra-high-performance sports car” with the help of design enhancements and an optimized user experience.

On the outside, the 2023 M8 models feature five new exterior colors in addition to the already vast choice of 11 color options. These include the Skyscraper Gray metallic, Brooklyn Gray metallic, Isle of Mann Green metallic, Tanzanite Blue II metallic ($1,950), and the Frozen Pure Gray metallic ($5,000) which have been taken from the BMW Individual color options. The adaptive LED Laserlight headlights get M Shadowline inserts for 2023, and this combination of dark inserts, chrome elements, along with the gloss-black grille frame give the cars an aggressive front-end look.

The interior of the 2023 M8 lineup can be fitted with the optional M Carbon bucket seats ($3,800) with visible carbon fiber reinforced plastic surfaces. BMW says these light-weight seats help provide an unadulterated track-ready feeling for the driver and the passenger. These seats come with heating and ventilation functionality and get illuminated M badges on the headrests. The driver’s seat comes with a memory function as well. For ergonomic comfort, the seats have pronounced back, shoulder, and thigh bolsters, along with integrated headrests.

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The interior gets Full Merino leather with Alcantara trim. This combination is now available in a Black/Sakhir Orange color ($3,500 extra) apart from the Black/Midrand Beige combination. With either of these, the black Alcantara leather is extended to the dashboard and the upper areas of the door panels. The updated 2023 M Sport models come with a 12.3-inch instrument panel and a Head-up Display as standard, along with the BMW Live Cockpit Professional. The center screen has also improved in size from 10.25 inches to 12.3 inches.

The system features the latest 7th generation of BMW iDrive that comes with BMW Maps, BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. The iDrive 7 is the latest generation of brand's in-car entertainment system. The iDrive 7 controls most of the BMW's electronics from entertainment, navigation, communication, media, phone integration, and vehicle controls. Technically, the unit consists of the Live Cockpit instrument cluster, Head-up display, and the iDrive infotainment system. The iDrive 7 system even works with gesture controls and voice controls.

In terms of the powertrain, the M8 Competition models put out 617 hp, and there are no changes to that. The luxury performance vehicle continues to be powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 engine that makes 617 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission with Drivelogic and the power is sent to all the four wheels from the M xDrive system. With this, the M8 sprints from 0-60 MPH in 3.0 seconds and records a top speed of 190 MPH with the M Driver’s Package. The production of the updated M8 range began in March of 2022. The 2023 BMW M8 Competition Convertible starts at $139,500, whereas the 2023 BMW M8 Competition Coupe and 2023 BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe models start at a price of $130,000.  

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