BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Leather Care and Vehicle Features User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Leather Care User Manual

Leather care

  1. Remove dust from the leather regularly, using a cloth or vacuum cleaner.
  2. Otherwise, particles of dust and road grime chafe in pores and folds, and lead to heavy wear and premature degradation of the leather surface.
  3. To guard against discoloration, such as from clothing, clean leather and provide leather care roughly every two months.
  4. Clean light-colored leather more frequently be‐cause contamination on such surfaces is substantially more visible.
  5. Use leather care products; otherwise, dirt and grease will gradually break down the protective coating of the leather surface.

Upholstery material care

General information
Vacuum the upholstery regularly with a vacuum cleaner.
If upholstery is very contaminated, for instance with beverage stains, use a soft sponge or micro‐fiber cloth with a suitable interior cleaner.
Clean the upholstery down to the seams using large sweeping motions. Avoid rubbing the material vigorously.

Safety information
NOTICE
Open hook and loop fasteners on articles of clothing can damage the seat covers and other cloth upholstery in the vehicle. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Ensure that any Velcro® fasteners are closed.

Caring for special components

Light-alloy wheels
When cleaning the vehicle, use only neutral rim cleaners having a pH value of 5 to 9. Do not use abrasive cleaning agents or steam cleaners above 140 ℉/60 ℃. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Aggressive, acidic, or alkaline cleaning agents can destroy the protective coating of adjacent components, such as the brake disc.
After cleaning, apply the brakes shortly to dry them. The heat generated during braking dries brake discs and brake pads and protects them against corrosion.

Chrome surfaces
Carefully clean Chrome surfaces, especially in case of exposure to road salt, with plenty of water and added auto shampoo as needed.

Rubber components
Environmental influences can cause surface contamination of rubber parts and a loss of gloss. Use only water and suitable cleaning agents for cleaning.
Treat especially worn rubber parts with rubber care products at regular intervals. When cleaning rubber seals, do not use any silicon-containing vehicle care products in order to avoid damage or noises.

Fine wood parts
Clean fine wood facing and fine wood components only with a moist rag. Then dry with a soft cloth.

Kenaf
Only treat parts made of Kenaf fibers using suitable care products.

Plastic components

NOTICE
Cleaning agents that contain alcohol or solvents, such as lacquer thinners, heavy-duty grease removers, fuel and such, can damage plastic parts. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Clean with a microfiber cloth. Dampen the cloth lightly with water, if needed.

Clean with a microfiber cloth.
Dampen the cloth lightly with water, if needed. Do not soak the headliner.

Safety belts

Warning
Chemical cleaners can destroy the safety belt webbing. Missing protective effect of the safety belts. There is a risk of injury or danger to life. Use only a mild soapy solution for cleaning the safety belts.

  1. Dirty belt straps impede the reeling action and thus have a negative impact on safety.
  2. Use only a mild soapy solution for cleaning the installed belt straps.
  3. Safety belts should only be allowed to retract if they are dry.

Carpets and floor mats

Warning
Objects in the driver’s floor area can limit the pedal distance or block a depressed pedal. There is a risk of an accident. Stow objects in the vehicle such that they are secured and cannot enter the driver’s floor area. Use floor mats that are suitable for the vehicle and can be safely attached to the floor. Do not use loose floor mats and do not layer several floor mats.

Make sure that there is sufficient clearance for the pedals. Ensure that the floor mats are securely fastened again after they were removed, for instance for cleaning.
The floor mats can be removed from the car’s interior for cleaning.
If the floor carpets are very contaminated, clean them with a microfiber cloth and water or a textile cleaner. To prevent the matting of the carpet, rub back and forth in the driving direction only.

Sensors and camera lenses
To clean sensors and camera lenses, use a cloth moistened with a small amount of glass detergent.

Displays, screens, and a protective glass of the Head-up Display

NOTICE
Chemical cleaning agents, moisture or fluids of any kind can damage the surface of displays and screens. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Clean with a clean, antistatic microfiber cloth.

NOTICE
The surface of displays can be damaged with improper cleaning. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Avoid pressure that is too high and do not use any scratching materials.

Use a dry, clean antistatic microfiber cloth.
Clean the protective glass of the Head-up Display using a microfiber cloth and commercially available dishwashing soap.

Taking the vehicle out of service

When the vehicle is shut down for longer than three months, special measures must be taken.
Further information is available from a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Vehicle Features and Options

Technical data

This chapter describes all standard, country-specific and optional features offered with the series. It also describes features and functions that are

General information
The technical data and specifications in the Owner’s Manual are used as guidance values. The vehicle-specific data can deviate from this, for instance due to the selected optional equipment, country version or country-specific means.

Dimensions
The dimensions can vary depending on the model version, equipment version or country-specific measurement procedure not necessarily available in your vehicle, e.g., due to the selected options or country versions. This also applies to safety-related functions and systems. When using these functions and systems, the applicable laws and regulations must be observed using procedure. Detailed values can be found in the approval documents, on labels on the vehicle or can be obtained from a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop. The height of the vehicle can also differ, e.g. due to tires and vehicle load.

BMW 8 Series Convertible

  • Width with mirrors in/mm 84.1/2,137
  • Width without mirrors in/mm 74.9/1,902
  • Height in/mm 53/1,345
  • Length in/mm 191.2/4,856
  • Wheelbase in/mm 111.1/2,822
  • Smallest turning radius diam. ft/m 39.0/11.9

Weights

840i

  • Approved gross vehicle weight lbs/kg 5,159/2,340
  • Payload lbs/kg 851/386
  • Approved front axle weight lbs/kg 2,425/1,100
  • Approved rear axle weight lbs/kg 2,877/1,305

840i xDrive

  • Approved gross vehicle weight lbs/kg 5,291/2,400
  • Payload lbs/kg 860/390
  • Approved front axle weight lbs/kg 2,546/1,155
  • Approved rear axle weight lbs/kg 2,877/1,305

M850i xDrive powered by BMW M
Approved gross vehicle weight lbs/kg 5,545/2,515
Payload lbs/kg 787/357
Approved front axle weight lbs/kg 2,723/1,235
Approved rear axle weight lbs/kg 2,954/1,340

Capacities

BMW 8 Series Convertible

  • Fuel tank, approx. US gal/liters 18.0/68.0
  • Observe further information on fuel quality, refer to page 346.

Appendix

General information
Any updates to the Owner’s Manual of the vehicle are listed here.

Updates made after the editorial deadline
The following chapters were updated in the printed version of the Owner’s Manual after the editorial deadline for the Integrated Owner’s Manual in the vehicle had closed:

  • Opening and closing: BMW Digital Key: general.

Reference Links

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