AC schnitzer drops height and adds power with custom BMW 8 series

AC schnitzer drops height and adds power with custom BMW 8 series

when debuted in 2017, the BMW 8 series showcased a modern motif of the brand’s highest sophistication and luxury. with their custom design, however, AC schnitzer’s 8 series takes the model to new standards of sportiness. beneath its dynamic form, the car most notably upgrades its power to a max of 620 hp (456 kW) and features a new exhaust system, which includes a rear silencer with a sound pipe and two flaps each in carbon.

all images courtesy of AC schnitzer



renowned for its original, distinctive, sweeping form, AC schnitzer still modified their 8 series in height and shape slightly, as well as with a unique blue exterior. to start with, the car has been lowered by 20 mm with a new suspension spring set that, along with various aerodynamic components, allow it to speed more stably on the road. a carbon front spoiler, front splitter, front side wings and inserts for bonnet vents combine with a carbon side skirts, rear diffuser and rear spoiler to add further to its sporty character and image. for the interior, the emphasis on sportiness and luxury continues with additions of aluminum pedals, footrest and keyholder.








product info:


maker: AC schnitzer

manufacturer: BMW

model: 8 series

power: 620 hp (456 kW)

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