Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
3 minute read
4 Aug 2020
7:15 am

BMW M8 Competition rewrites record books

Mark Jones

Bavarian GT slays supercars in our high performance road test.

I attended the BMW X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition media launch a few weeks ago at the Zwartkops Raceway, and as a pleasant little surprise, BMW brought out their new M8 Competition Coupe and I was lucky enough to catch a lap around the track in it. I was somewhat surprised at how nimble and quick the full house luxury, 1.8-ton, GT car felt. And then when one arrived at the office for testing, that feeling of this car being fast returned all over again. After years of testing and driving all sorts of fast and slow cars,...