2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, 3 Series wagon get M parts

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Just like with the BMW X3 M and X4 M, the BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, X1 and 3 Series wagon from 2020 get an accessory from the M-performance division. They are still mainly visual mods, but they add a little extra aggression to each model.

2020 BMW X1

We will first focus on the cars we get in the US, the 8-series Gran Coupe and X1. Few external parts are available for the stretched 8 series; only carbon fiber fender openings, mirror covers, a grille and unique 20-inch wheels. The wheels are quite different with a bronze and black color scheme. Performance is somewhat improved with new drilled and ventilated disc brakes, the fronts of which are clamped by four-piston calipers. Inside, a special steering wheel with 12-hour marker, carbon-fiber upholstery and Alcantara is available, together with carbon-fiber shift paddles and a set of floor mats. Adjustable LED water lamps are also available. The X1 basically gets the same parts but adds side stickers, lowers the brake upgrade and the 20-inch wheels are painted black.

This brings us to the BMW 3-series car, which unfortunately will not come to America. But for those who can get one, BMW has a wide variety of parts, starting with a fully expanded set with bumpers, side aprons, a rear spoiler and a rear diffuser. Stickers are available, as well as a unique grid that lights up when the doors of the car are opened. Lightweight 18-inch wheels are available along with larger brakes. The interior components are basically the same as on the 8-series and X1, with an M-steering wheel and carbon shift paddles. Because the 3-series car can be used with a manual gearbox, M offers a unique shift button and an Alcantara shifter boat. And of course there are the adjustable water lamps.

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People who are interested in the parts should be able to get them as soon as each vehicle is on sale. The 8 series will be launched in September, while the X1 is now for sale.