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    BMW 8 Series vs Porsche 718

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 8 Series and Porsche 718. The BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.31 Crore and Porsche 718 price is ₹ 85.46 Lakh. The BMW 8 Series is available in 2998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Porsche 718 is available in 1988 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 8 Series provides the mileage of 11.3 kmpl and 718 provides the mileage of 13.51 kmpl.

    8 Series vs 718 Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights8 Series 718
    Price₹ 1.31 Crore₹ 85.46 Lakh
    Engine Capacity2998 cc1988 cc
    Power335 bhp295 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Dual Clutch)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW 8 Series
    BMW 8 Series
    840i Gran Coupe
    ₹ 1.31 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Porsche 718
    ₹ 85.46 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Take
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    Finance
    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1988cc, 4 Cylinders Flat, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB58 Turbocharged I6MA2.20 Turbocharged Flat-4
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)335 bhp @ 5000 rpm295 bhp @ 6500 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1600 rpm380 Nm @ 1950 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)11.313.51
      Driving Range (Km)768729.54
      DrivetrainRWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)50824379
      Width (mm)19321801
      Height (mm)14071295
      Wheelbase (mm)30232475
      Ground Clearance (mm)128
      Kerb Weight (kg)18751365
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)42
      Seating Capacity (Person)52
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)21
      Bootspace (litres)440275
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6854
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble wishbone with adaptive variable shock absorberMcPherson Spring-Strut
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with adaptive variable shock absorberMcPherson Spring-Strut
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.155.5
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace Saver
      Front Tyres245 / 45 R18235 / 45 R18
      Rear Tyres275 / 40 R18265 / 458 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Knee, Front Passenger Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Optional
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)Optional
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessRemote
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Dual Zone)Yes (Manual)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverManual - Internal Only
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceOptional
      Parking SensorsFront & RearOptional
      Cruise ControlOptional
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)2 way electrically adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)2 way electrically adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather + Alcantara
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBench
      Ventilated SeatsOptional
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursIvory White / Black, Black, Cognac / BlackBlack, Agate Grey
      Rear Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront Only
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing WipersOptional
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingRemote Operated
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
    • Lighting

      Fog LightsLED
      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      HeadlightsLEDBi-Xenon Projector
      Automatic Head LampsOptional
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearOptional
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentOptional
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalAnalogue - Digital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerDigitalAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation SystemOptional
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controlsOptional
      Voice CommandOptional
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Warranty (Years)23
      Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited60000

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features
    • Eye-catching design.
    • Unmatched performance.
    • Phenomenal handling.
    Could be Better
    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 
    • Unappealing four-cylinder engine.
    • Aging cabin design.
    • Uncomfortable on broken roads.

    Colours

    Sonic Speed Blue metallic
    Black
    Black Sapphire metallic
    Miami Blue
    Sunset Orange metallic
    Jet Black Metallic
    Mineral White metallic
    Night Blue Metallic
    Alpine White
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    Agate Grey Metallic
    Carmine Red
    Crayon
    Guards Red
    GT Silver Metallic
    Lava Orange
    White
    Carrara White Metallic
    Racing Yellow
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