2022 BMW 8 Series Review

2022 BMW 8 Series Review

The 2022 BMW 8 Series is a standout luxury sedan for countless reasons. Blending the style of a coupe and the space of a sedan, this vehicle offers everything an Annapolis, Arnold, or Severna Park, MD, driver might need to help them get around town.To learn more about what this sedan has to offer for a driver like you, take a look at this 2022 BMW 8 Series review. Then, come see it in person here at BMW of Annapolis.

Luxurious Interior Features

The BMW 8 Series sets the standard for luxury sedans. This model comes with an array of features that are sure to make you feel right at home behind the wheel.

You’ll instantly be able to relax into the Extended Merino Leather upholstery. The instrument panel, with Nappa Leather finish, will look beautiful with the Ash Grain Grey-Metallic Wood trim lining the interior.

Your driver’s seat will feel like a throne as you customize it to your exact specifications. The Multifunction front seats are adjustable in 16 ways and offer a memory feature to ensure your seat always feel just right.

Show-Stopping Power

The 8 Series is available with three different powertrains, so every driver can choose one that suits their needs:

  • 3.0L TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder engine: As the standard engine, this offers exceptional fuel economy and power.
  • 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine: If you’re ready to kick things up a notch, this engine, available on the M850i xDrive and M8 Competition trims, is sure to satisfy.
  • 4.4L ALPINA Bi-Turbo V8 engine: When you want track-like performance that will leave you on the edge of your seat, this is the engine for you.

The standard engine locks you in with incredible fuel economy, earning an EPA-estimated 23 city/30 highway MPG rating.1 When you take a step up and look at the 4.4L V8 engine, you’ll find a vehicle that offers up to 523 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque.

If 0 to 60 MPH acceleration in only 3.3 seconds sounds like the kind of drive you need, take a look at the ALPINA 8 Series. Since it comes standard with the 4.4L ALPINA V8 engine, it will give you 612 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque.

Finally, each engine is paired with an 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission that offers smooth gear shifting and a lively drive that will keep you fully engaged with the road. The standard Sport and Manual shift modes as well as the steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters will make it easy for you to take complete control over your driving experience.

Room to Relax

With all those features helping you enjoy the drive, it’s clear that the 8 Series is made for you to spend a lot of time behind the wheel. That extends beyond just the engines and amenities, since the 2022 8 Series is also extremely spacious.

In the front seat, you’ll have 38.9 inches of headroom and up to 42.1 inches of legroom. Even rear passengers will have the benefit of 33.6 inches of headroom and 29.5 inches of legroom. To top it all off, you can even easily store your golf clubs in the trunk, thanks to up to 14.8 cubic feet of cargo space back there.

Test Drive the BMW 8 Series

Are you interested in the 2022 BMW 8 Series? Then, it’s time to visit BMW of Annapolis and take one for a test drive. Once you see how this sedan handles the Annapolis, Arnold, and Severna Park, Maryland, roads, you’ll be eager to take it home.


1 Preliminary EPA-estimated figures are for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on speed, driving habits, trip length and driving conditions; actual mileage may be lower. Note for MPGe: All data are provisional and subject to official confirmation. The provisional power consumption figures have been calculated based on the ECE test cycle.