Price (as tested) 💲: $167,245

Powertrain ⚙️: 4.4L twin-turbocharged V8

Output 💪: 617 hp and 553 lb/ft of torque

Transmission 🕹: 8-speed automatic

0-60 MPH 🚦: 3.0 seconds

Top Speed 💥: 177 mph

MPG (as tested) ⛽️: 15 city/ 21 highway/ 17 combined

Curb weight ⚖️: 4,480 lbs


Miles straps into the 2021 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition to see whether this is the most fearsome four-door coupe on the market. Powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 rated at 617 horsepower, the M8 GC Competition prioritizes performance over luxury – a characteristic that thrills on spirited drives, but can lead to a bumpy commute. Thankfully, premium details and hardware abound inside this plush cabin.

With its deep six-figure price tag, can the M8 Gran Coupe competition outshine rivals like the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4-Door Coupe and Audi RS7? Find out in this in-depth review.