Debut of the new BMW 6-series in Detroit
BMW has updated its 6-series in the middle cycle. Certainly, all updates are not significant, if you are a real BMW’s fan you may notice them.
All range of the 6-series has been updated. The renewed 6-series for 2016 model year includes a standard coupe, a coupe with four doors, a convertible version and the M versions as well.
Since the present 6-series was launched, there are over 80,000 cars were sold. The brand’s designers are working on the novelty to make it sportier and more powerful.
The updated 6-series is offered with the 3.0-liter six in-line turbocharged engine, which is producing the output of 315 horsepower instead of previous 300 horsepower. The more powerful engine is the 4.4-liter V8 turbocharged unit issuing the output of 445 horsepower. The M version is equipped with the 4.4-liter V8 turbocharged engine producing the output of 560 horsepower; the same powertrain may have the output of 575 horsepower in the Competition pack as well.
The rear-wheel-drive is standard but two more powerful engines may be available with all-wheel-drive, then. The novelty is equipped with the eight-speed automatic Steptronic gearbox, while the M version gets the seven-speed M-DCT dual-clutch transmission.
Both coupe and four-door coupe of M version need 4.2 seconds to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph, while the convertible variant takes 4.3 seconds.
The electrically limited speed of 155 mph is standard for all 6-series.
The novelty has also some visible details. There is a new prominent grille; the front bumper is also redesigned and it got new intakes. The updated model gets new fog lights as well as the LED headlights. Side mirrors are shaped to improve aerodynamic at the same time to give a car a totally new look.
The interior includes more glossy surface and LED illuminating of glove box, door exist and foot wells. The trim is available with Nappa and Dakota leather.
The technical features inside include the hands-free facility with USB audio system,
electrically adjustable mirror, dynamic cruise control, the steering wheel covered leather and equipped with multifunction buttons, climate control available two zones, adjustable and heated seats for a driver and a front passenger. Moreover, the updated 6-series is equipped with the newest brand’s navigation system, too.
In addition, the automaker offers the Black accent pack, which includes some black accents both outside and inside.
Certainly, the updated M6 is available in the brand’s M sport pack with all standard for that package technical and design features.
After the Detroit debut, we are expecting the novelty by this spring as the car of 2016 model year.
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