BMW 8 Series Convertible: Dähler-Tuning brings the M850i ​​to 627 hp

8 Series, Tuning | March 13th, 2020 by 1
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German tuning shop Dähler is giving a significant power upgrade to the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible. With their Stage 1 kit, the M850i powered by the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 now makes 627 HP and 850 Nm (627 lb-ft) of torque, up 105 HP and 100 Nm (74 lb-ft) over the stock M850i.

In comparison, the top BMW M8 Competition model makes only 616 horsepower and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft). Since the M8 runs the standard sprint in 3.3 seconds, we expect the M850i by Dähler-Tuning to be just as fast. If not faster.

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The top speed was also raised on the BMW M850i Convertible from 250 km/h to 300 km/h (155 mph to 186 mph), just shy of the M8 Competition with M Driver’s Package.

But they are not stopping here. The company plans to release a Stage 2 kit with even more power. How much more? Unclear at the moment, but it’s fair to say that 650 hp is at least the initial target.

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In keeping with their typical tuning programs, Dähler offers a stainless steel exhaust system with four tailpipes for the BMW 8 Series Convertible. Furthermore, customers an order a front spoiler lip, a lowering with a sports spring set and 21-inch light alloy wheels in the CDC1 design. A coilover kit with numerous adjustment options will also be available soon.

For the pricing and availability of each part, you will have to contact Dähler directly.

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