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Start of prolongation in Dingolfing: First BMW 8 Series Convertible rolls off a line

Dingolfing. Four months after prolongation of a new
BMW 8 Series Coupé ramped adult in Dingolfing, a BMW 8 Series family is
assimilated by another new further from Lower Bavaria. Earlier this week,
BMW Group Plant Dingolfing began array prolongation of a new BMW 8
Series Convertible, that will be built alongside BMW 5 Series and 7
Series variants on a singular public line. The BMW Group has invested
a sum volume in a low three-digit-million-euro operation in a new
indication family during a site in Lower Bavaria, strengthening Dingolfing’s
purpose as a lead plant for a tip luxury-class segment.


Newly grown weave soothing tip

The motorist and passengers on house a new BMW 8 Series Convertible
are stable from a elements by a exemplary soft-top. The
multi-layered roof stands out with a weight-minimising pattern and
glorious acoustic insulation.

The new BMW 8 Series Convertible comes with a black soft-top as
standard, with an Anthracite Silver outcome various accessible as an
option. The soft-top opens and closes entirely automatically. 15 seconds
is all it takes.


Two indication variants accessible from launch

Two engine choices will be accessible when a new BMW 8 Series
Convertible goes on sale in Mar 2019: A V8 engine in a BMW M850i
xDrive Convertible (combined fuel consumption: 9.9 – 10.0 l/100 km;
sum CO2 emissions: 229 – 225 g/km)* delivers considerable power
that can be gifted in quite refreshing conform with the
tip down. The latest era of a 4.4-litre eight-cylinder engine
has been totally redeveloped to broach a opening commanding out
during 530 hp and a torque of 750 Nm.

The BMW 840d xDrive Convertible relies on a diesel engine (combined
fuel consumption: 6.3 – 5.9 l/100 km; sum CO2 emissions: 165 –
155 g/km)* distinct anything else in a rival sourroundings to
broach higher traction and low fuel consumption. The 3.0-litre
in-line six-cylinder diesel energy section generates a limit outlay of
320 hp and a limit torque of 680 Nm. 

Both engine variants approve with a Euro 6d TEMP emissions standard.
Power delivery is achieved by a eight-speed Steptronic
competition gearbox and BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive.



If we have any questions, greatfully contact:

Bernd Eckstein, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing, conduct of Communications

Telephone: +49 8731 76 22020, E-Mail: [email protected]


Benedikt Fischer, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing, Communications

Telephone: +49 8731 76 25449, E-Mail: [email protected]



The BMW Group Plant Dingolfing

Plant Dingolfing is one of a BMW Group’s 30 tellurian production
sites. At Plant 02.40, about 1,600 cars of a BMW 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
Series hurl off a public lines each day. In total, a plant
made some-more than 376,000 cars in 2017. At present, a sum of
approx. 18,000 people and 800 apprentices work during a BMW Group’s site
in Dingolfing.

In further to a automotive core production, BMW Group Plant
Dingolfing is also home to prolongation comforts for vehicle
components such as pulpy parts, seats as good as framework and drive
components. Due to a plant’s aluminium imagination in vehicle
construction and longstanding knowledge in producing alternative
drives, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing similarly provides crucial
components for a BMW i models – such as high-voltage battery,
e-transmission and a expostulate structure – to a prolongation site in
Leipzig. In addition, Dingolfing produces both high voltage batteries
and electric engines for a BMW Group’s plug-in hybrid models.

The automobile bodies for all Rolls-Royce models are also made at
a site. The Dynamics Centre, a vast storage and transshipment
facility, provides a tellurian BMW and MINI dealership organization
with strange tools and equipment.


The BMW Group

With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 30 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in
some-more than 140 countries.

In 2017, a BMW Group sole over 2,463,500 newcomer vehicles and
some-more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in the
financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 98.678 billion. As of 31 Dec 2017, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 129,932 employees.

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.