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BMW 6 Series

Price $76,700 – $132,300
Fuel consumption 8.1 – 17.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 66%(view ratings)
The 6 Series coupe, four-door coupe (Gran Coupé) and cabriolet will soon be gone. Engine outputs range from 320 to 560 horsepower for the M6. And don't forget the very exclusive Alpina B6 and its 600-horsepower V8! This is a warning to its rivals, including the Audi RS 7, Mercedes-AMG E 63 S and Porsche Panamera Turbo. The 6 Series Gran Turismo, a five-door sedan with a 335-horsepower six-cylinder turbo and all-wheel drive is arriving at dealerships as we speak.

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First Drives2018 BMW 640i xDrive Gran Turismo: The New Face of the 6 Series
SINTRA, Portugal – A lot is going on at BMW these days, including the reorganisation of the company’s midsize product portfolio. After launching the latest generation of the 5 Series sedan last year, the German brand is adding a few more variations for 2018, such as the 530e plug-in hybrid, …
Test Drives2017 BMW 650i xDrive Cabriolet: Top-Down Opulence
When the BMW 6 Series was resurrected in 2003, the lead designer for the German company was the legendary Chris Bangle. I use the term legendary solely because of Bangle’s notoriety: his designs polarized BMW fans, many not appreciating the new styling direction. That second-generation 6 Series wasn’t BMW’s finest …
Test Drives2014 BMW M6 Cabriolet: Heavy Artillery
BMW is unwavering when it comes to broadening and updating the lineup of its famous Motorsport GmbH performance division, whose creations are known simply by the prefix M. The most recent batch includes the third generation of the M6, which caps off the freshly remodeled 6 Series. The M6 Cabriolet …
Test Drives2012 BMW 650i Cabriolet - Grand Touring in the German Tradition
When it comes to building big, comfortable, and eminently capable grand touring cars, no one can hold a candle to the cars that have come out of Germany. And how could they? With a long standing tradition of moving across their countryside unhindered by the obsessive convention of speed limits …
First DrivesBMW 650i 2011: Luxury, elegance and pedigree
In general, when a new coupe and cabriolet are launched, the hard top model is marketed first, followed by the soft top version a few months later. Not so with the new BMW 6 Series. In an effort to take advantage of the lucrative spring cabriolet market, BMW has introduced …
First DrivesBMW 650i 2011: Luxueuse, élégante et embourgeoisée
En général, lorsqu’on lance un nouveau coupé et un cabriolet dérivé de ce même coupé, c’est le modèle à toit rigide qui est commercialisé en premier, alors que la version à toit souple arrive souvent quelques mois plus tard. Cette fois, avec la nouvelle Série 6, c’est le contraire qui …

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MontrealBMW's Remote Control Parking System
Are parking spots too narrow? Or are modern vehicles simply too large? BMW’s answer to both these questions is: indeed. The German manufacturer was in Montreal in mid-January to premiere the new and fairly large 6 Series Gran Turismo hatchback. It also unveiled a smart key which partly solves that …
NewsLast Year for the Manual in the BMW M5 and M6
BMW is abandoning the manual transmission on the M5 and M6. If you want one, don’t wait; for the 2017 model year, the only available transmission will be a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic. In a recent interview for Car and Driver, BMW M division’s chief Frank van Meel said that the …
NewsTwo New BMW Art Cars Are On The Way
BMW’s Art Cars have been part of the automotive world’s lore since 1975. No less than 17 unique cars were covered in unique designs by some well-known artists: from Andy Warhol to Jeff Koon, each of them were responsible for a design. The tradition started when artist Alexander Calder was …
NewsBMW Unveils 2015 M6 Lineup
When it was launched, BMW’s 6-Series was designed to offer a luxury coupe for buyers who wanted a stylish car to cover great distances quickly. Since it is based on the 5-Series platform, the 6-Series is available with the same drivetrains and equipment as the sedan. For 2015, the M6 …
RacingBMW Will Race In The M6
BMW has been using the Z4 Roadster in their GT3 programs since 2010. While it may have been a success overall, it is now time to modernize their race cars. In racing, lightness is your ally: the lighter your car is, the more nimble it will be. This is why …
NewsBMW 6-Series Stormtrooper: Darth Vilner’s Ride Of Choice
Every Star Wars fans has at one time or another had a moment of weakness and succumbed to the Dark Side by buying something impulsively. It usually is a Luke Skywalker figurine, or one of those cheap lightsabers that break after a few days. A very fanatic (and probably very …
New YorkBMW B6 Alpina xDrive Gran Coupe: American Launch in New York
For nearly 50 years, Alpina has been known in Europe as a tuner for BMW’s vehicles. They work in close relation with the Bavarian manufacturer. Nowadays, they offer cars through BMW dealerships, sometimes with factory warranty! In North America, much of the Alpina lineup is forbidden to us: no D3, …
NewsBMW M5 and M6 to become AWD
The main rivals of these two cars from their Audi and Mercedes-Benz competitors are all offered with all-wheel drive systems. They also sell very well. The competition’s successful approach seems to annoy the BMW team, which does not offer all-wheel drive versions for their M5 and M6 models. Today, the …

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