What is it like to drive a 617 hp BMW M8 Convertible for 1,000 miles? We spent a week finding out. Across four states, every type of road conditions and top down as much as possible we dissected the current ultimate M car to find out what it’s really like living with an M8.

Can it live up to its M car credentials given its 4,560 lbs curb weight? And does it truly excel as a GT? In the video below we give you a one-take recap of that experience and where the M8 fits in the history of BMW ultimate M cars.

Look for our full BMW M8 Convertible review soon. Until then enjoy.