BMW M8 GTE Roars While Testing At Lausitzring

Alongside a selection of road-going variants, BMW’s upcoming 8-Series is set to spawn a racing version dubbed the M8 GTE that has just been teased testing at the Lausitzring circuit.

BMW conducted its first official test for the M8 GTE last week, shortly after it dropped a teaser sketch of the car. As with a set of photos released from that test, this teaser clip provides a detailed look at the race car, both inside and out.

Next year, the M8 GTE will make its competitive debut and compete in a selection of racing series’ around the world, including the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship. Additionally, the M8 GTE will race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans as part of a factory-backed effort.

The world had its first glance of the road-going M8 in late May, and while the car was shown under heavy camouflage, we know that it’s twin-turbo V8 engine borrowed from the M5 will deliver over 600 hp and be paired with an xDrive all-wheel drive system with a rear-wheel drive only mode.


  • Bash

    That is really sweeet.

  • Blade t

    Can’t see the car at all in the video….

  • Infinite1

    Sounds really sweet

We Can’t Wait For Someone To Build A C8 Corvette 4×4

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray works well as a soft off-roader like the Huracan Sterrato.

If This Ferrari 458 Italia Video Won’t Get Your Heart Pumping, Check Your Pulse

The marvelous 4.5-liter, naturally aspirated V8 is the last of its kind, as for its successor Ferrari switched to forced induction.

Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita Roars With Bespoke Titanium Exhaust

Out of the three ever made, this CCXR Trevita is the only one in the States and used to be owned by Floyd Mayweather.

How About An As-Good-As-New 2002 Mercedes G-Class For $80k?

This G-Wagen has got a 63 AMG look, just 31 miles on the odo and, despite being in the UK, is left-hand drive.

Aston Martin Vantage Has Few Letdowns, Looks Drop-Dead Gorgeous

The engaging driving experience is 10 times better in a car that looks as good as the Vantage.

At 4,225 Pounds, The 2020 Shelby Mustang GT500 Is One Heavy Brute

Good thing Ford fitted six-piston brakes up front and four-piston ones at the rear to help the 760 HP ‘Stang stop as it should.

And Then There Were Three: BMW’s Finest Vie For The Crown Of Best M Car Ever

Picking a winner between the E30 M3, E46 M3 CSL and M2 Competition is certainly not an easy task.

2020 Subaru Outback Promises A Lot, But Does It Deliver?

Featuring a host of upgrades and lots of new tech while retaining its off-road capabilities, it does make a compelling case for itself.

McLaren 600LT Sets A Storming 7:08.8 Lap Around The Nurburgring

The 600LT is only a couple of seconds slower than the time posted by Sport Auto with a Porsche 911 GT3 RS .

Would A 300 PS VW T-Roc R Cabriolet Tickle Your Fancy?

The T-Roc R would be the first high-performance convertible crossover – a niche within a niche, if we ever saw one.