It adopts classical roadster design cues, such as a long wheelbase, a low-slung, stretched silhouette and a compact rear end, wraps them in a fresh, confident package and enriches them with the contemporary BMW design language.A shorter bonnet and crisp overhangs ensure the driver sits closer to the center of the car than in previous BMW roadsters.The twin cowls on the rear deck blend into the leading edge of the luggage compartment, concealing a bespoke folding hood.

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The BMW Concept 8 Series serves as a preview of a forthcoming BMW model—the new BMW 8 Series Coupe, slated for launch in 2018.

“The number 8 and cars like the Z8 Roadster and i8 have represented the pinnacle of sports performance and exclusivity at BMW,” explains Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG Harald Krüger.

“The forthcoming BMW 8 Series Coupe will demonstrate that razor-sharp dynamics and modern luxury can go hand in hand.

This will be the next model in the expansion of our luxury-car offering and will raise the benchmark for coupes in the segment.

Embedded within the EXP 12 Speed 6e’s cabin is a curved OLED screen and a connected onboard concierge service.

But the soul of this concept is its all-electric drivetrain capable of whisking passengers from London to Paris or Milan to Monaco on a single charge.

Developed as an open-topped Zagato-bodied DB7 and limited to 99 units, DB AR1 was designed for the North American market but is now considered an established collectible by automotive connoisseurs worldwide.

The Vanquish Zagato Volante embodies Aston Martin’s inherent refinement and capabilities as well as Zagato’s characteristic design details.

This modern interpretation incorporates a smoke-finished, copper-accented 3-D effect and an illuminated “6e” logo glowing from within.