Fleet fine work

Munich, December 11, 2014

Six sells and lots of it: from the current 6 series BMW has launched since 2011, some 80,000 vehicles to the people. Now Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe will be lifted discreetly. Very subtle, to be exact, so you have to look closely.

Which makes the flap

The BMW 6 Series in kidney has now nine instead of ten bars on the front apron receives at the bottom of an undivided air intake. In addition, newly shaped door mirrors and a chrome strip in the rear bumper. As standard, all models have LED headlights future standard on board. Also included in the price is a sports exhaust system with switchable flap for the petrol models and the Navigation Package "Connected Drive". New are the two equipment lines " Design Pure Experience" and " Pure Design Excellence" is an optional Head-up display of the latest generation in the offer.

Known engines mix

What remains unchanged is the engine range: It starts with the 640i six-cylinder and twin-scroll turbo. It comes as previously 320 hp, while it brings two turbos fired V8 in the 650i to 450 hp. Diesel enthusiasts can enjoy the 640d with 313 hp. At the top ranks of the M6 ​​with 560 hp from a 4.4-liter V8. Recognizable he is still on the carbon roof, the changes are limited to the kidney and headlights. Peak 6 is the M6 Competition package, in which 575 hp and a maximum torque of 680 Newton meters are ready. While in the M variants a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox transmits power, assumes that in the normal 6s an eight-speed automatic that job. So far, the prices started at € 75,300 for the BMW 640i Coupé. In future, there will be 79,550 euros ( with xDrive 82.950 EUR ) to be. The lush surcharge relativized by the BMW 640i Gran Coupe Advanced Serienausstattung.Das starts at 81,500 euros, the same is motorized convertible with 88,150 euros in the list. For the first time presented the facelifted 6 on the auto show in Detroit, which takes place in early January 2015. The launch will take place in March 2015 . (rh)