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      01-31-2020, 07:52 AM   #1
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BMW 840i Gran Coupe in Sunset Orange with AC Schnitzer Parts by Abu Dhabi motors

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Not my cup of tea with the ACS parts fitted but Sunset Orange looks good!

Sunset Orange 840i with AC Schnitzer Parts


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Amazing looking 840i
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Looks stunning!
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      01-31-2020, 02:02 PM   #4
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Finally AC Schnitzer got it right. Just need to lose the front side fins.
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      01-31-2020, 02:13 PM   #5
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I like it

Needs better diffuser and maybe a trunk Spoiler
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All angles look great except the back which is ok I guess!
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Very nice, I actually find myself preferring the way the lines of the front bumper flow on the 8 series compared to the M8.
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Wow. That's the first 8-series Gran Coupe that I can genuinely say looks phenomenal. Lovely looking car!

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Very nice, I actually find myself preferring the way the lines of the front bumper flow on the 8 series compared to the M8.
Been saying this from the beginning. The 840i front and rear looks more aggressive than the M8 to me
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Nice. But whoever designed the ass end needs to hit the enemployment line along with the 7 series designer from the mid 2000s
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Been saying this from the beginning. The 840i front and rear looks more aggressive than the M8 to me
Agree about the front, the M8 front bumper is the first M-car front bumper I think looks worse than the regular model with M-Sport.

But the rear bumper of the M8 looks way better IMO, that's actually the only part that makes the M8 just a bit more appealing from the exterior.
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Not my cup of tea with the ACS parts fitted but Sunset Orange looks good!

Sunset Orange 840i with AC Schnitzer Parts


What style of wheels are on this 8 series?
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Phenomenal car.
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The only problem with this car is that it is 840. M850 is a must here. Otherwise what a beauty
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They went to West Coast customs...pimp my ride..
Lose the frontlip please.
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Lose the frontlip please.
Rims should have and must have been in satin black if look for perfection especially given that exterior color IMO and i m a designer.

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Finally AC Schnitzer got it right. Just need to lose the front side fins.
No doubt as it is basically looks to be the same package (with a less aggressive front splitter) as their M850i package. First time I looked at the M850i package I was dumbfounded by the ridiculous front side fins.
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The only problem with this car is that it is 840. M850 is a must here. Otherwise what a beauty
Understand the sentiment as I chose a M850i over an 840i (was never even a consideration as I wanted a V8 and better performance). That said though the 840i definitely has its place and is a great car for those that choose it.

In fact as the 2020 model year closes out my bet is more 840i models (all variants) than the M850i/M8/M8C (all variants).
There is a larger perspective buyer market for those looking for a great looking car with the luxury amenities of the 8 series whom could care less for the performance aspects of the M850i/M8/M8C. If anything that set of buyers can hopefully keep the 8 series alive for some time to come.
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Finally AC Schnitzer got it right. Just need to lose the front side fins.
Your assessment is spot on. Canards on anything other than a dedicated track car looks utterly ridiculous.
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Finally AC Schnitzer got it right. Just need to lose the front side fins.
Your assessment is spot on. Canards on anything other than a dedicated track car looks utterly ridiculous.
Burt Rutan says:
"Don't put canards on your street car."
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