BMW’s true two-door rival might be an AMG GT, but the two-door S-Class coupe and cabriolet are in conversation with the 8-Series, and have better back-seat accommodations.
The Audi R8’s on a lifeline in the U.S., and it’s only fitted with two seats—but the thrill of its V-10 engine is unrivaled here.
Aston’s DB11 costs considerably more and has a slightly firmer edge, while the Bentley’s twice-the-price interior is accurately reflected in its sticker.
The Acura NSX might appeal to the tech influencers who lean toward BMW too; its exotic hybrid hardware and stellar shape feel more akin to BMW’s i8 spaceship, though.
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|2019 BMW 8-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2020 Audi R8Browse Used Listings||2019 Acura NSXBrowse Used Listings||2019 Mercedes-Benz S ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8||Premium Unleaded V-10||Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6|
|Subcompact Cars||Two Seaters||Two Seaters||Large Cars|
|M850i xDrive Coupe||V10 quattro||Coupe||S 450 Sedan|
|All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2019 BMW 8-Series vs. 2020 Audi R8||2019 BMW 8-Series vs. 2019 Acura NSX||2019 BMW 8-Series vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz S Class|