Press Release from Brembo:
“LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. XX, 2015 – Brembo, the world leader and acknowledged innovator of brake technology launches the B-M8, the all-new 8-piston caliper and its companion the B-M4 during the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Las Vegas.
The Brembo B-M8 is an 8-piston monobloc caliper with four pads, suitable for rotors up to 420mm x 40mm (16.53” x 1.57”). This all-new caliper is specifically made for the front braking systems of trucks, SUVs and large high-performance sedans. As one of the largest calipers manufactured by Brembo, at 15.8 inches x 5.51 inches x 7.1 inches, the B-M8 required more than one thousand design hours, which included on-vehicle testing and casting technology development. The B-M8 is validated for torques up to 5700Nm (4204 lb ft).
B-M8 and B-M4 with their innovative and exclusive design are the first members of a NEW FAMILY of calipers that will distinguish the new High Performance Brembo Kits among the other in the market moving the car where it will be fit to a new and clear identity.”