1997 BMW 8 Series Consumer Review: What they should have built or
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1997 BMW 8 Series - Consumer Review

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What they should have built originally
By KElliott on

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1997 BMW 8 Series 850Ci 2dr Coupe

Review

This is not your father's 850. A stock machine was given to Steve Dinan and $45,000 later, a twin-turbo super coupe was delivered. Suffice it to say that all of the performance short comings were eliminated as there now lurks a 525hp, 550 lb.torque well mannered V12 waiting to be driven. Less then 50 V12s were altered and of the 8's, most were automatics (not as much fun as the 6 speed but very well behaved). This combination of raw power, slot-car handling, and technology, all brought together in what is perhaps the best looking vehicle that Munich has ever produced, is hard to beat.

Best Features

0-60 in under 5 seconds, top speed 185.

Worst Features

BMW should have made these on an OEM basis.
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