Just as sexy and sleek, but without the roof!

Unveiled earlier this year, the new BMW 8 Series was scheduled to lose its roof and become a Convertible at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. If you were excited to see it in topless form, the wait is pretty much over, as the drop-top grand tourer just broke cover via a set of leaked photos.

Here's the 2019 BMW 8 Series Convertible Before You're Supposed to See It Exterior
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Not surprisingly, the 8 Series Convertible is identical to the coupe below the waist.

The roof was replaced with a retractable soft top that mimics the shape of the coupe, but the Convertible looks sleeker and a bit more elegant without the top.

That’s probably because the windscreen seems to be a bit lower and at a narrower angle toward the cabin.

Much like the coupe, the Convertible will make its debut in M850i xDrive trim. This means it will be sold with the same 4.4-liter V-8 engine that BMW tuned specifically for this model. The twin-turbo mill cranks out 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque in the coupe, and these figures should remain unchanged for the drop-top. Expect it to hit 62 mph a tenth-second slower than the coupe, in about 3.8 seconds.

Here's the 2019 BMW 8 Series Convertible Before You're Supposed to See It Exterior
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Stay tuned for official info about this car and make sure you check out our review to learn about everything we know so far.

Further reading

Xtomi Renders the 8 Series as a Cabrio, Pickup, Shooting Brake, and NFS Most Wanted Street Racer
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Read our full speculative review on the 2020 BMW 8 Series Convertible.

2019 BMW 8 Series Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Read our full review on the 2019 BMW 8 Series.

2019 BMW M8 Exterior High Resolution
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Read our full speculative review on the 2019 BMW M8 Coupe.

2019 BMW M8 Computer Renderings and Photoshop Exclusive Renderings Exterior
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Read our full speculative review on the 2019 BMW M8 Convertible.

2018 BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe Exterior
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Read our full review on the 2018 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Concept.

2019 BMW 8 Series Exterior High Resolution
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Read our full review on the BMW 8 Series Concept Coupe.

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