The BMW 8-Series Looks Even Better As A Shooting Brake

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say the BMW 8-Series is the most beautiful car the automaker currently builds. You may disagree, of course, but it’s hard to deny that the 8-Series is stylish, even if it may not appeal to you.

As it turns out, however, the 8-Series looks even better as a Shooting Brake than it does as a sleek two-door Coupe.

This rendering from J.B. Cars shows the new 8-Series as a Shooting Brake and even though not much work was needed to transform the looks of the car, the results are profound.

Also Read: BMW 8-Series Touring Is The Shooting Brake We’d LOVE To See Happen

To ensure the vehicle is fitting of being called a ‘Shooting Brake’, its roofline has been elongated to more closely mimic that of a sleek estate. The addition of this new roof would help to increase headroom for passengers using the car’s rear seats while also adding some extra cargo space in the trunk. Added practicality and improved looks? What’s not to love!

However, we’re doubtful that the new 8-Series will ever be sold as a Shooting Brake – unless BMW goes down the limited production road in cooperation with a design studio. In fact, it remains to be seen if a more practical Touring version could even see the light of day meaning a Shooting Brake is a near impossibility. That’s a shame, but fortunately, there are more than enough 8-Series models to satisfy the needs and desires of most customers, including the range-topping M8 Competition model. BMW also sells the new 8-Series in Coupe, Gran Coupe, and Convertible guises.


  • Charles

    Not sensing it

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      Not seeing it.

  • Rasta_Farian

    BMWs are boring. This ain’t. I like it.

  • Six_Tymes

    it looks like someone stepped on it.

  • Mr. EP9

    Too man renders as of late, but at least this is a proper shooting brake.

  • no25

    “even better”? …really?

  • StrangerGP

    No it doesn’t, it’s just another slow news day.

  • Michael Lamont Bugs Buny

    I bet that there will not be a Possible Bmw 8 Series Shoting-Brake and I do not think the bmw will approve in production a vehicle like the one in Possible Bmw Series 8 Shoting-Brake [Wagon with 2 doors sporty] I honestly do not like the picture I do not like the ugly duckling and the picture I consider the “100% false” that will not even exist in today’s reality and I do not think the Bmw will appeal to to produce in the near future a possible Bmw 8 Series Shoting-Brake and I hope there’s never been a possible Bmw 8 Shoting-Brake Series [Wagon with 2 Doors Sports] you say it’s the ugly duck!

  • GobbleUp

    Single best looking design out of BMW in a LONG time. And thats not saying much.

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