The premiere of the new model scheduled for Friday, June 15, unfortunately had a tragic overture the previous weekend in Germany.
A 53-year-old woman died in a crash in the BMW 8 Series post-production car that happened on Saturday night near Bodenkirchen, while the 37-year-old driver died with minor injuries.
As reported by “Motor1,” an unnamed driver from Munich drove his girlfriend’s mother into a trial vehicle of the BMW 8 Series to show her the new model, which has not yet been officially introduced.
Due to the high speed he lost control of the car and got out of the way, and then the vehicle hit several stems.
Although the airbags triggered, due to the impact, the woman suffered severe head injuries and died at the scene.
As a result of the large deformations of the body, firefighters were forced to use a hydraulic metal device to extract the dead body of a woman.
The investigation into all the circumstances that led to this accident is in progress, and in the preliminary report as the main cause of the traffic is transmitted excessive speed.
The post-production vehicle is believed to have been the M850i xDrive, equipped with a 533 horsepower V8 engine, which is expected to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in less than 4 seconds.
The official premiere of the BMW 8 Series should take place on June 15 within the 24-hour race of Le Mans.