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BMW M850i gets $113k price tag

by Justin King
BMW M850i gets $113k price tag

The M850i xDrive will be the first 8 Series to land in showrooms, starting in December for US customers.

BMW has announced US pricing and launch details for the new 8 Series, starting with the M850i xDrive Coupe.

The M850i will start at $112,895 (including $995 freight) when it lands in US showrooms on December 8.

The six-figure package boasts plenty of standard equipment including LED headlights with LaserLight tech, BMW Individual Merino leather upholstery, a 16-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, Adaptive M suspension with active roll stabilization, M Sport brakes and Live Cockpit Professional with 12.3- and 10.25-inch digital displays.

BMW has left a few significant features as optional upgrades. Buyers can add a Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system, Driving Assistant Progessional and glass controls and knobs. On the outside, available carbon-fiber components include the roof, bumper inlays, diffusor blades and mirror caps.

The M850i delivers 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, bringing the sizable coupe up to 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds.

BMW has not yet announced pricing for the entry-level 8 Series.