Shortly after the world premiere of the new BMW 6 Munich company introduced the latest version of its coupe. The car will be presented at an upcoming auto fair in Beijing.
Auto, which is strongly reminiscent of the concept shown in 2015 in Paris, entirely created by Adrian van Hooydonk – the head of the design department at BMW. The Dutchman was replaced two years ago, the author of a previous, highly controversial German version of the Coupe, Chris Bangle. By replacing the chief stylist, the new “six” is much less controversial than its predecessor, but at the same time and less noticeable. Despite this, the Germans managed to produce a good car, which probably will have a very young and very attractive appearance.
Last BMW 6 Series increased compared to its predecessor. Fortunately, not all sides. Now the car is measured 4.9 meters in length – 75 mm longer, 1.9 m in width – 39 mm longer and slightly more than 1.3 m in height – less than 5 mm. The wheel base of the car is 2.8 m. Will have a lot more legroom This four passengers. One aspect is the same – it is the trunk, which still can accommodate 460 liters of luggage.
Although it is difficult to assess the car on the pictures, the interior is bathed in luxury BMW. And it not only displays via the iDrive system, which is standard, but also by the high quality leather Dakota, or wood with accents of polished aluminum. Of course, it does not happen to a car of this class was equipped with everything from the start. Thus, the list of options is really impressive, and even includes a glass roof, heated and ventilated seats, audio system from Bang & Olufsen, or GPS-navigation which is associated with a screen diagonal of 10.2 inches.
First, the BMW 6 Series will only be available with two engine versions – 640i and 650i. 640i model hides under the hood a three-liter six, which is fed by gasoline. Thanks to the turbine car has an output of 315 KM and a torque of 450 Nm. In combination with the eight-speed automatic transmission, the model is able to disperse the German GT to a hundred in 5.4 seconds. The maximum speed was limited to 250 km / h. Interestingly, despite the impressive performance, the car should be quite modest and burn an average of just 7.7 liters / 100km.
Another version BMW6 has under the hood V-eight engine capacity of 4.4 liters. In combination with the two turbines, the engine generates KM to 402 and 600 Nm of torque. Sprint to the hundreds in this configuration takes just 4.9 seconds. The maximum speed, as in weak version is limited to 250 km / h. Unfortunately, the bigger engine produces more smoke. BMW says that the car consumes an average of 10.4 l / 100 km in this configuration.