On that score, the 6 Series Gran Coupe fits the bill well. Its turbocharged inline-6 picks up steam rapidly as the revs climb, and the automatic transmission is on point as well, providing quick and timely downshifts. The M6 in particular shines in performance terms, acceleration to 60 mph in as little as 4. Even a base 6-cylinder 640i Coupe comes equipped with a leather and wood interior, xenon headlights, navigation system with 10. There's a lot of functionality here, and although we advise you to take some time to study the various features before you hit the road, iDrive is notable for its sharp graphics, fast processing times and logical menu structure.
Still, the back seat of the 6-Series Gran Coupe is no substitute for the full-size 7-Series sedan. Along the sides of the 6-Series, flared fenders and light-catching curves give the visual effect of a low belt line, despite the modern crash-safety reality. This primo audio option drenches ears with 1,200 watts of sound emanating from 16 speakers, each with its own amplifier. As of now all the vehicles I have seen has been out of my budget. Styling is one thing the 6-Series range shares across its range, with evocative, finely rendered lines defining the front end, and, in coupe and Gran Coupe forms, the arching rooflines you expect of a sporty luxury car. The Gran Coupe's lower roof line markedly cuts headroom in the rear, and a nearly full-length center console effectively limits the rear seat's capacity to two adults. The M6 uses a special version of the 4.
So you get a gorgeous car, room for large items in the back especially with the rear seats folded as well as a wonderful touring car with front seats that will make your time in the car very comfy. See your dealer for details. But if you add 4. To see what's new for 2015, click , or check out a of the two model years. Choosing the diesel will get you an average fuel return of around 50mpg, according to official figures, but none of the petrols get anywhere near that; even the cleanest can only just beat 37mpg. The black fabric top on the convertible 6 Series models leaves cargo space largely unaffected when folded.
The luxury toys on display — such as the huge, high-definition central screen and the posh-looking digital ventilation controls — make the cabin feels as high-tech as it does high-end, and it all adds up to a very sophisticated feel. With that said, it's quiet and smooth at speeds of even 100mph. Two primary trims are offered: 640i and 650i, which correspond to their engine. Which is to say that though all four-door coupes look sporty, some are sportier than others. Despite being treated with the M badging and upgraded package, my in line 6 cylinder still lacks fairly basic items like blind spot detection, intuitive cruise control, lane keep, upgraded stereo and the one that drives me crazy, a power trunk.
Core equipment includes advanced dynamic stability control and traction control; cornering brake control; dynamic brake control; start-off assistance; automatic brake drying; and anti-lock brakes. True, the Gran Coupe comes with more standard equipment, but it even starts pricier than both the 740i and the. But know in advance that, as with most of the new generation of sedans that want to be coupes, there are compromises that come with the territory. An or are cheaper than the respective 640i and 650i, as is the. These items are available as individual options on the 640i. It offers five chassis and drivetrain settings: eco pro, comfort plus, comfort, sport, and sport plus—all properly taut in compression and rebound and minus the marshmallowy highway float of the 5. A Harman Kardon surround sound system replaces the premium hi-fi audio.
All three models offer plenty of style and performance, with engines ranging from a turbocharged 6-cylinder to a couple different V8 models. See your dealer for details. Previous 6-Series models have felt a bit clunky or unrefined, but since the 2012 redesign, that has been replaced with intriguing design, more driver-oriented controls, and a better-coordinated array of materials, textures, and colors. Two core models form the whole of the non-M Division 6-Series powertrain range: the 640i and 650i. Acceleration to 60 mph takes 5.
Plastics and leathers look and feel premium, making for a rich visual and tactile sensation even before you add on the optional upgraded materials like white leather or fine woods. Some of the package features are available as individual options as well. What We Think When viewed as a grand tourer, the 2015 6 Series is an excellent choice for those who can afford it. Handling for the non-M 6-Series range is confident and smooth, as well, with easy steering effort and a willingness to sail along at triple-digit speeds. M6 variants use a 7-speed automatic or 6-speed manual and are rear-drive only.
The iDrive system can be fantastic, with a 10. Glacier Silver Metallic replaces Titanium Silver Metallic in the 6 Series exterior color palette for the 2015 model year. Overall, it was a comfortable and satisfying experience. Power windows, locks and mirrors are also included, as is air conditioning, leather upholstery, cruise control, and the iDrive infotainment system. Order and restraint dominate the control layouts and designs, staying low-key despite being high-tech.