Friday, March 30, 2012

2013 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe

The 2013 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe is a new four door addition to the BMW 6-series group that effectively combines the design, driving dynamics and sleek proportions of the previous 6-series Coupe and provides drivers with the added benefit of being able to provide the space and amenities to seat 5 people comfortably.
The new 6-Series Gran Coupe has the ability to satisfy a driver's need for having a car that is stylish, sporty and luxurious but also the need to be able to seat several adults comfortably. Three Gran Coupe models will be available; 640i is the first, 650i and 650i xDrive will join the line later this year.
Exterior
The new 6-Series Gran Coupe is approximately 4.4 inches longer than the 2-door sibling, at 197 inches. Most of this added space has been used to increase the amount of comfort for rear passengers. There's also an increase in wheelbase length (of 4.5 inches) which provides us with a fresh design take on the classic proportions of the BMW look. The 6-Series luggage compartment has also been increased; the trunk is now capable of holding 460 liters of luggage space
Technology
Other features that make the new BMW 6-series model stand out from other cars are the Connected Drive system and mobility services on offer. Rear-view camera, BMW night vision technology that includes pedestrian recognition technology, surround view camera, blind spot detection and lane departure warnings are just some of the items that have been added to the next generation of BMW Head-Up display systems.
Along with the addition of numerous infotainment and mobility services, the improvement of BMW space and design, the engine in the new Gran Coupe has also been modified to improve driving pleasure. Fine-tuning was performed by BMW's engineer’s means that additional performance has been extracted without compromising fuel efficiency of the car.
Performance
The 6-cylinder N55 engine is effortlessly powerful and delivers a high level of performance - the 3.0 liter engine is capable of 315HP at 5-6000rpm. The new sporty looking Gran Coupe is capable of accelerating from 0-100km in just 5.4 seconds!
It turns out that the new 6-series has a lot to offer: great power and performance, a high level of comfort, a fresh new design and a whole lot more space for drivers to utilize!

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Coupe Base Price: $76,000.00
Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.5 gallons (37854 liters) Miles Per Gallon: NA city / NA hwy
Dimensions
Length: 197 in. (500 cm) Wheel Base: 116.8 in. (296.8 cm)
Height: 54.8 in. (139 cm) Width: 74.6 in. (189 cm)
Luggage Capacity: 16.2 cu ft Maximum Seating: 4 people
Performance
Engine: TwinPower Turbo Inline-6 Displacement: 2979 cc
Horsepower: 315 HP Max RPM: 5800 RPM
Torque: 330 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic
0-60 mph: 5.4 seconds Maximum Speed: 155 mph (249 km/h)