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The clamour for an M version of the surprisingly fleet BMW M850i xDrive can finally calm down, because here it is. BMW will launch Coupe and Convertible versions of the faster, more agile and lighter M8 and M8 Competition on June 26 in Munich.

The double-bubble carbon-fibre roof leads the way on the design front, with a black chrome grille, four exhaust tips, and bigger air intakes adding to the design differences. The interior features a new gearshift lever, the thick-rimmed leather steering wheel with red M buttons on the horizontal spokes, a specific M instrument cluster, sports seats and even an illuminated M8 badge beneath the headrest...

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