The 640i is powered by a 3-liter six-cylinder engine equipped with TwinPower Turbo technology. Trunk capacity is just 13. Data Unavailable Cargo Area Sedan-650i xDrive Gran Coupe Cargo Volume ft³ Data Unavailable Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down ft³ Data Unavailable Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up ft³ Data Unavailable Trunk Volume ft³ 16. The map also features an iDrive Controller that offers a quick and easy access to a host of options. Moving up to the 650i nets a 4. Coupé models ended production in October 2017, although the convertible and Gran Coupé variants are still available outside of Europe.
What if you're a top-of-the-line kind of person but don't need a big backseat and don't want a sporty two-door? It's expensive for what you get, though, so we'd advise checking out the competition as well. The front seats are superbly comfortable and are set low within the cabin, reinforcing the car's sporty feel. For a big V-8, a few percentage points of better efficiency is important. The navigation system now offers a full speech-recognition function and optimized voice-control system. With either transmission, the 650i coupe can get to 60 miles per hour in 4.
The 650i's turbocharged V8 feels downright decadent in the power department, as it unleashes a seemingly endless flow of thrust, moving the big sedan down the road with authority. Having all that power and torque on tap makes it too tempting to drive the car aggressively. The M Sport package includes 19- or 20-inch double-spoke wheels, lower-body aero styling, a unique three-spoke steering wheel, a faux-suede headliner and a higher 155 mph top speed limiter. Compared to the standard car, the M6 features M-styling, merino leather upholstery, an M-specific , and a roof. The interactive map view also comes with the option of selecting special functions directly from the map. A black-panel tool collection is claimed to incorporate the traditional sports-car appearance with contemporary display screen technology. The advantage to the driver is the ability to quickly store ideas or to-do items and send them to the relevant addressee s — without being distracted.
M6 variants use a 7-speed automatic or 6-speed manual and are rear-drive only. It is the first M6 to use a turbocharged engine. Both come mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The white ash wood trim — a gloss-white answer to the popular piano-black — was likely the tipping point for me in terms of making the interior truly unique versus the competition, especially because it covered the center console. I would not have wasted my time if I knew all of the issues the car had. Compared with the F13 coupé, the body is 112 mm 4. Standardization of the control bars in the multimedia sphere facilitates operation of a wide range of audio sources.
For just 100 buyers, there is a limited Frozen Brilliant White Edition convertible. Convertible 6 Series models have a black fabric top that doesn't eat up much cargo space when folded. . It was launched in the coupé body style alongside the standard 6 Series Gran Coupé at the 2012 , and at the in convertible form. With either transmission, the 650i Coupe can get to 60 mph in 4. The backseat is a different story. A night-vision system can detect pedestrians via infrared camera.
Both offer either a 6-speed manual gearbox or 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission. Safety Standard safety equipment includes antilock brakes with advanced standby and drying features, traction and stability control, front-seat side airbags, front knee airbags and active front head restraints. Initial models included the 640i and 650i, while 640d and 650i xDrive models were later added to the lineup. That said, we're not so enthusiastic about how the 6 Series Gran Coupe feels when equipped with the optional active steering and active stabilizer bars Adaptive Drive. The appearance of the cabin ranges from simple and elegant to edgy and avant-garde, depending on the color, wood and other trim options you select. The wheelbase of the Gran Coupé is 117 mm 4. Many of the package features are available as individual options as well.
High-performance hardware means that calendar and contact information is displayed without delay, ensuring that both telephones are quickly ready for wide-ranging use in the vehicle. To see what's new for 2014, click , or check out a of the two model years. A black-panel instrument cluster is said to combine the traditional sports-car look with modern display technology. So why would you choose it over a 7 that has more interior room? Models listed as xDrive come with all-wheel drive instead of a rear-drive configuration. However, in the metal, there's no denying it becomes a far more emotional proposition. Other 6 Series equipment specified to the Edition includes Black Nappa leather upholstery, a black Convertible soft top, and Gray Poplar wood trim. It also has a less practical seating layout, as its center console extends into the backseat, limiting the usefulness of the rear center seat.
All models were available with xDrive and met the. Engine choices range from sensible to decadent. Archived from on 25 September 2010. All provide satisfying driving dynamics, ample luxury amenities and plenty of style, and often for less money. Predictably, though, the sleeker Gran Coupe has less headroom. Competition The list of competitors remains unchanged and since each model delivers pretty much the same amount of power and luxury we would say it will be just a matter of personal choice.