2021 BMW M850i

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2021 BMW M850i Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: May 24, 2021

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The 2021 BMW M850i  and sits between the luxurious 8-Series and the hardcore M8 with 617 hp. The M850i comes at an MSRP of $109,895 with an additional destination and handling fee of $995. If you are looking to lease, it will cost you around  $1,149 per month for a period of 36 months. Down payment starts from $5,925. The 2021 BMW M850i goes up against the Mercedes-Benz AMG S 63, Porsche 911 Carrera S Coupe, and the Lexus LC 500. The Convertible and the Gran Coupe configurations of the M850i are reviewed separately. 

The BMW M850i gets a couple of updates for the model year 2021. 

The 2021 model year sees the addition of SiriusXM with 360L and 1-year All Access subscription, Lane Departure Warning, and new exterior colors for the M850i. The 2021 M850i Coupe comes with a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 that outputs 523 hp. This means it can get from 0-60 mph in unjust 5.6 seconds. Coupled with the Marino leather upholstery and wood-trimmed cabin, the M850i offers a perfect balance between performance and luxury. 

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Plenty of might from twin-turbo V-8

Pleasure drive with extravagant ride quality

Elegant Interiors

Droolworthy exterior design


Poor front headroom and cramped rear

Clumsy navigation software

What's New?

Lane Departure Warning has been added

SiriusXM with 360L and 1-year All Access subscription

New exterior colors and upholstery updates

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vehicle bio

base price



2dr Coupe

passenger capacity


top speed

155 mph


all wheel drive

engine type


268 cu.in.


8-speed Sport Automatic


suspension front

Independent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar

brake rotors (f/r)

15.6/15 in.



117.1 in.


194.3 in.


78.9 in.


68.7 in.

curb weight

5260 lbs.

ground clearance

5 in.


cargo volume

14.8 cu ft.

towing capacity

7200 lbs.

payload capacity

985 lbs.


zero to 60 mph

3.6 sec.

zero to 100 mph

8.7 sec.


basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

corrosion warranty

12 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance


Pictures & Videos

2021 BMW M850i Review video
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Base $111,900 onwards

V-8 | Premium unleaded

  • 2 - 1st Row LCD Monitor
  • 20" Machined w/Painted Accents Aluminum Wheels
  • ABS and driveline Traction Control
  • Active Sports Exhaust
  • Anthracite Headliner
  • Apple Carplay Compatible
  • Driver & 2 Front Passenger Seat-Mounted Side-Impact Airbags (SRS)
  • Driver and Front Passenger Heated-Cushion, Seatback
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Dynamic Stability Control & Traction Control
  • Electronic suspension
  • HD Radio w/"Multicast" Fm Station Reception
  • Heated Front Seats, Armrests & Steering Wheel
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Interior Courtesy Lights w/ Automatic-Dimming Function
  • Keyfob & Smart Device Remote Keyless Entry
  • M-Developed Electric Power Steering w/ Servotronic
  • Merino Leather Seat Trim
  • Navigation System
  • Outside Temperature Display
  • Power-Folding & Heated Side Mirrors
  • Programmable LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Shadowline Exterior Trim
  • SiriusXM with 360L AM/FM/HD/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio
  • Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters

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Colors and Styles

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Almandine Brown Metallic

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" Depending on how heavy your right foot is, the M8 can transform into a straight-up tire shredder, especially in RWD mode." Motor Trend

The 2021 BMW M850i comes with the twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 producing 523 hp which is 188 hp more than the inline-6 in the 840i. The xDrive AWD system comes as standard along with 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes. The M850i also comes features 20" M V-spoke Cerium Grey wheels and a more aggressive exterior body kit. The interior of the 2021 M850i is dominated by Marino leather upholstery and a choice of different wood trims. The Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system with a 464-watt amplifier and 16 speakers also comes as standard on the 2021 BMW M850i. 

The 2021 BMW M850i Coupe comes with a starting price of $109,895 and the lease option starts from $1,149 per month for a period of 36 months with a downpayment of $5,925 and an acquisition fee of $925. If you are looking for more power, The 2022 BMW M8 Competition Coupe comes with 617 hp and a 0-60 mph time of 3 seconds compared to the 0-60 time of 3.5 seconds of the M850i. The newly added 2022 ALPINA B8 xDrive Sedan which is also based on the 8-Series comes with over 600 hp and starts with an MSRP of $139,900. 

2021 BMW M850i Coupe Front View
2021 BMW M850i Coupe Rear View

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2021 BMW M850i Pricing and Features


" The M850i is a beast, with a heady 523 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque at its disposal from that mighty 4.4-liter turbocharged V8." - Car Buzz

The 2021 BMW M850i is offered as a standalone trim with a starting price of $109,895. The 2021 BMW 8-Series M850i gets a handful of added features as standard compared to the 2021 model. For instance, it now gets SiriusXM with 360L and 1-year all-access subscription that replaces SiriusXM. Apart from the coupe variant, the BMW M850i is also available in Convertible and Gran Coupe forms. Both the 2021 BMW M850i Convertible as well as the 2021 BMW M850i Gran Coupe will share the same tweaks as the Coupe model.

2021 BMW M850i

The latest 2021 BMW M850i gets new color options, premium upholstery options, and an improved interior to give the Coupe a refreshed look. Moreover, advanced safety systems and driver aids ensure the complete safety of the passengers at all times. Furthermore, the M850i is also pretty loaded on the performance front with a massive 4.4 Liter twin-turbo V8 engine, M Carbon Ceramic Brakes. and much more. 


BMW M850i



Key Features

Twin-Turbo V8 engine


Eight-speed Automatic transmission


M Carbon Ceramic brakes


12.1-inch Digital Gauge cluster


Heated and ventilated front seats with power-adjustments


16-speaker premium audio system by Harman Kardon


Advanced safety features and driver aids like Forward-collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitoring

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2021 BMW M850i Buying Advice

If you are looking for a performance Coupe with sensational acceleration and modern styling, the M850i is a great choice. An abundance of standard features is added to the cabin of the M850i. The seating arrangement in the car is premium with leather wrapping and multiple power adjustments. The Coupe has been highly acclaimed by top rating agencies like J.D. Power report, NHTSA, and IIHS for its reliability and safety features. For those who are looking for more extreme performance, you can always opt for the BMW M8.

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2021 BMW M850i Engine and Performance


"The M850i boasts a 523-hp twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 and standard all-wheel drive." - Car and Driver

The 2021 BMW M850i gets a massive 4.4 Liter Twin-Turbo V8 engine clubbed with 8-speed automatic transmission with sport and manual shift modes. The M850i produces around 523 hp and 553 lb-ft. of torque compared to the 335 hp for the base model. The signature BMW's xDrive all-wheel-drive configuration improves traction and agility around corners. Even though the car is known for its sheer luxury and comfort, it is quite a capable performer. 

The 2021 BMW M850i gets a 4.4L Twin-turbo V8 engine.

The 4.4-liter engine is a complete workhorse and offers a buttery smooth refined experience. the NVH levels are very well contained and the gearbox works in perfect tandem with the engine to provide a jerk-free experience. Putting the car into sports mode offer quite a lot of performance and it is a luxury sports car that can put a big smile on anyone’s face.  


2021 BMW M850i

2021 Lexus LC 500

2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe

2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S







4.4L Twin-Turbocharged V8

5.0L Naturally Aspirated V8

4.0L Turbocharged v8

3.0L Turbocharged Flat-6 







8-Speed Automatic

10-Speed Automatic

9-Speed Automatic 

8-Speed Automatic


523 hp @ 5,500 RPM

471 hp @ 7,100 RPM

603 hp @ 5,500 RPM

443 hp @ 6,500 RPM


553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM

398 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM

664 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM

390 lb-ft @ 2,300 RPM

0-60 mph

3.6 secs

4.4 secs

3.4 secs

3.5 secs


12.0 secs



11.2 secs

Top Speed

155 mph

168 mph

190 mph

191 mph

60-0 (ft.)





While interpreting the above data, the most powerful of the lot is the 2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63 with over 600 hp. Next comes the BMW M850i with over 523 horsepower from a massive 4.4 Liter V8. Other competitors like the 2021 Lexus LC 500 and the 2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S also show incredible performance stats with insanely high-speed abilities yet lag behind in terms of brute power. The 4.4 Liter Twin-Turbo V8 engine generates immense power making the 2021 BMW M850i shoots from 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds

The 2021 BMW M850i can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds.

The lighting-fast 8-speed automatic transmission distributes the power to all the wheels letting you accelerate faster. The new design concepts further improve the dynamic stability of the Coupe and high agility around corners. This is quite an impressive figure for a car of its size and weight. As staggering as the performance numbers of the 8-Series are, the braking performance is equally impressive with a 4-wheel disc brake setup and 4-wheel ABS control.

The 2021 BMW M850i gets M Sport brakes as standard.

One of the best accelerating abilities is shown by the BMW M850i with insanely high-speed abilities and quick quarter-mile timings. However, the AMG S 63 is the fastest offering here, courtesy of its segment-leading power figures. While the 2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S  comes with 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds and can go all the way upto190 mph. All the cars in the segment offer immense power and blistering acceleration. 

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2021 BMW M850i Fuel Economy


The 2021 BMW M850i can roll for 18 miles in the city and 25 miles on the freeway for a combined fuel economy of around 20 MPG. This is quite decent considering the segment and is easily among the best in its class. The 2021 BMW M850i gets a fuel tank capacity of 18 gallons, which lends this Bimmer a combined range of 360 miles. 


2021 BMW M850i

2021 Lexus LC 500

2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe

2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S

MPG (City)





MPG (Highway)





MPG (Combined)





Fuel Capacity (gallons)





Range (City/ Highway/ Combined) (mi.)

324/ 450/ 360

347/ 543/ 401

359/ 570/ 422

304/ 406/ 338

All the rivals of this segment are more or less in the same ballpark in terms of fuel economy. The 2021 Lexus LC 500 gets the largest fuel tank with an impressive highway range. On the other hand, the BMW gets the best-in-class mileage but gets a hit in range due to a smaller fuel tank. The 2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63 gets a similar fuel tank as the LC with better combined efficiency. 

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2021 BMW M850i Interior


"The cabin can be further upgraded with fancier headliners, glass switchgear, and multifunctional seats with increased adjustability." - Car and Driver

The interior space of the 2021 M850i has got impeccable attention to detail from BMW. The cabin stays true to its true purpose of offering a sheer luxury experience in a sports Coupe. With plush seating and loads of sports trimming, the maturity of the car is clearly displayed. The driver gets to adapt to different driving styles at their will with numerous modes and features. The seating capacity of the car is four occupants.

2021 BMW M850i boasts a tranquil interior space leather upholstery and wooden trims

Ample space is offered for the passengers including enough legroom, shoulder room, and somewhat hindered headroom for the Coupe model. However, the 2021 BMW M850i Convertible solves that issue as it gets the luxury of infinite headroom. Speaking of amenities, the front seats of the M850i get three-stage heating and ventilating features. Moreover, even the headrest, as well as the armrest, comes with a heating feature. The dashboard design is kept minimal with a full leather covering, giving it an elegant look. 


2021 BMW M850i

2021 Lexus LC 500

2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe

2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S

Seating Capacity





Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg)(in.)





Rear Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg)(in.)





Cargo Capacity (cu.ft.)

14.8 5.4 10.4 4.6

The M850i Coupe has 14-way power-adjustable heated front seats to your comfort and customizable ambient lighting to match your vibe. Apart from the Available upgrades add extravagant glass control and additional high-end materials. As we can clearly interpret, the BMW M850i features a spacious cabin for four occupants. The headroom is somewhat compromised due to design commitments but is not a huge problem. Competitors like the Mercedes AMG S 63 get the most spacious interior with ample space for both front and rear passengers.

The 2021 BMW M850i provides ample head, leg, and shoulder room for the front passengers.

The new M850i is packed with excitement, featuring the latest range of infotainment setup, premium audio system, high-tech connectivity options, and loads of interior amenities. BMW M850i gets the Live cockpit built-in. The massive 10.25-inch infotainment system is all driver-oriented. The infotainment and the instrument cluster optimize the drivers' info together with the Multi-input iDrive 7.0 system which is operable through touch, voice command, and an iDrive touchpad controller.  

The 2021 BMW M850i gets a 10.25-inch central touchscreen infotainment display.

The intuitive infotainment setup features the latest iDrive system with smart fusion touchscreen display, voice recognition, a premium 16-speaker audio system by Harman Kardon, Sirius XM satellite radio with a 1-year subscription, latest connectivity options like Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and Bluetooth. Blending performance with practicality has always been a significant trait of BMW's offerings and the 2021 M850i Coupe is no different. The 2021 BMW M850i offers a trunk capacity of 14.8 cubic feet

The 2021 BMW M850i gets a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster

The M850i's huge size comes in handy in providing commendable cabin space and the best-in-lot cargo space. Apart from the cavernous trunk, the M850i also offers a number of cubby spaces inside the cabin to stow in your handy belongings. The center console is spacious and consists of a coverable tray. Some of the most prominent interior features of the 2021 BMW M850i are:

  • Merino leather upholstery
  • Instrument panel with Nappa leather trimming
  • Carbon fiber interior trimming
  • Alcantara headliner
  • Integrated floor mats
  • Automatic climate control system
  • 3-stage heated and ventilated front seats
  • 2 USB ports and wireless charging(Qi charging)
  • Heated armrest and steering wheel

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2021 BMW M850i Coupe cockpit area
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2021 BMW M850i Exterior


" The M850i is differentiated by its 20-inch wheels, an M aerodynamic kit, darker Shadowline trim, and an M rear spoiler." Car Buzz

The overall exterior appeal of the new BMW M850i looks muscular with intimidating sharpness and a sculpted body. 20" M V-spoke Cerium Grey wheels come as standard while the aerodynamic kit offers a more sporty persona when compared to the other 8-Series models. The aerodynamic fittings including the M rear spoiler, M carbon roof, and Twin exhaust system level up the appeal of the sport of the Coupe. There is a wide range of paint options to choose from although the metallic options will cost you an extra $1,950. 

The 2021 BMW M850i's design is characterized by sharp designs and a dipping roofline.

Its bulging hood lines with bold shoulders go well and gives the car a sharper look. The elegant and modern Adaptive LED headlights with laser light upscale the overall sports vibe of the car along with massive alloy wheels and signature BMW front grille which is sleeker this time favoring the overall design of the Coupe. The panoramic moonroof comes with power adjustments and the soft-close automatic door adds to the overall luxury air of the 2021 M850i Coupe.


2021 BMW M850i

2021 Lexus LC 500

2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe

2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S

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Length (in.)





Width (in.)





Height (in.)





Ground Clearance (in.)





Wheelbase (in.)





The 2021 BMW M850i is not the lightest of the lot due to obvious reasons. Though, this does not affect the sleeker looks of the car with a lengthy body and wider wheelbase. The ground clearance of the car is enough for all-terrain performance. Competitors like the Mercedes AMG S 63 are brawny inside pout with muscular traits. The Porsche 911 Carrera S takes a clever route with compact dimensions, structure, and a subtle approach.

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2021 BMW M850i Coupe rear three quarter view
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2021 BMW M850i Coupe three quarter view
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2021 BMW M850i Coupe three quarter view
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2021 BMW M850i Safety


Though the BMW M850i has not been tested by the IIHS and the NHTSA we are sure that it’s going to pass with flying colors, if and whenever tested. The suite of available safety features on the 2021 BMW M850i is on point and there is nothing else you would need. Static safety is also given due importance in the 2021 BMW M850i with features like an anti-theft system with alarm and Central locking keeping the occupants and the car safe at all times.

The 2021 BMW M850i comes standard with adaptive brake lights and a rear-view camera

 Additionally, you can add the Driving Assistance Professional Package for $2,800 that will encompass all the driver aids you will ever need The various safety features in the 2021 BMW M850i are listed below.

  • 6-airbags(Frontal, side, and curtain)
  • Adaptive LED headlamps with Laserlight
  • Front and rear head protection system(HPS)
  • Rollover Protection System
  • Active Guard with Frontal Collision Warning
  • Rear-view Camera
  • 3-point seat belts with force limiters and head restraints
  • Anti-theft alarm system
  • BMW Assist eCall
  • Adaptive Brake Lights

2021 BMW M850i Competition


2021 BMW M850i vs 2021 Lexus LC 500

When it comes to performance, both cars show incredible performance numbers. The LC 500 houses a bigger 5.0 Liter engine compared to the M850i’s 4.4 Liter V8. The exterior design of the LC 500 is futuristic when compared to the muscular and sporty body of the 8-Series. The Interior space of both cars is minimalistic and features premium materials. The 2021 Lexus LC 500 Coupe comes at a starting price of $92,950, which is almost $20,000 less than that of the BMW M850i, however, the Beemer aces in terms of performance, acceleration, fuel economy, and street presence. 

2021 Lexus LC 500

2021 BMW M850i vs 2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe

The AMG S 63 is a pure performance machine with insanely high-speed abilities and an elegant design approach. On the other hand, the BMW M850i is a balanced ride of performance, luxury, and style. The interior space of both cars is appealing with sporty accents and plush seating. The Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe is the most powerful offering in this segment with more than 600 ponies. However, it also is the most expensive offering with a starting price of $171,400. 

2021 Mercedes-AMG S 63

2021 BMW M850i vs 2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S

The Porsche 911 Carrera S shows the way to a smooth acceleration, and an overall appealing ride. Besides a rich interior, the 911 Carrera also comes with a stunning exterior design. The BMW manages to beat the 911 Carrera with its safety features and tech-loaded M850i coupe. The 2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S Coupe comes at a starting price of $113,300, which is almost the same as that of the M850i. However, on one side where the Porsche is an absolute track ripper, the M850i can also pull the daily driver sportscar role with better practicality and utility on offer. 

2021 Porsche 911 Carrera S


2021 BMW M850i Final Verdict


If you are looking for a balanced ride with staggering performance, best-in-class luxury elements, sporty exterior design with M badging and fittings, and advanced safety features and driver aids, then the new BMW M850i can be a good choice. The M badging drives the extra adrenaline with a much powerful 4.4 Liter Twin-turbo V8 engine and an aggressive exterior finishing. The interior features a leather-wrapped dashboard and the latest infotainment setup. The 2021 model of the 8-Series also gets new color options and minor exterior tweaks which will give a refreshed look to the Sports Coupe.

The 2021 M850i Coupe comes with a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8


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2021 BMW M850i FAQs:

Is the BMW M850i RWD or AWD?

BMW M850i is available only in All-Wheel-Drive configuration and gets BMW's xDrive AWD drivetrain as standard. 

What is the difference between BMW M850i and M8?

BMW M850i is the most powerful model in the base 8-series line-up whereas the BMW M8 is a whole different breed! Both of them share the same twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 but the M8 is pumped up to 600 hp and goes to 617 with the optional M package but the M850i produces "just" 523 hp. The M8 is also differentiated from the M850i with a standard M-body treatment which gets more aggressive front and rear bumpers along with added carbon-fiber components. M8 also gets a more sporty interior setup with carbon fiber inserts.

What is the annual maintenance cost of the BMW M850i?

The annual maintenance cost of the BMW M850i, on average, ranges from $1000 - $1020, depending upon your service provider. 

How many miles will a BMW M850i last?

Since the M850i is comparatively a new model there is no exact information available on this aspect. Yet, being a Bimmer, we expect the M850i to last for around 200,000 - 250,000 miles, with proper and timely maintenance. 

What are the available exterior color options of the 2021 BMW M850i?

The 2021 BMW M850i is available in a total of 11 exterior colors: Alpine White, Carbon Black Metallic, Black Sapphire Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Sunset Orange Metallic, Bluestone Metallic, Barcelona Blue Metallic, Dravit Gray Metallic, Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Aventurin Red Metallic, and Frozen Bluestone Metallic. The metallic options will cost you an additional $1,950 above the base price. 

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