Just The Facts: 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe

6 Series Coupe | March 13th, 2011 by 9
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BMW just unveiled to the world the 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe in a production form. Here are some of the highlights of the new …

BMW just unveiled to the world the 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe in a production form.

Here are some of the highlights of the new F13 6 Series Coupe:

  • Launching Fall 2011
  • Built in Dingolfing, Germany
  • Body length and wheelbase 75 millimeters longer than the predecessor model, enhancing seating comfort for rear passengers; extremely sporty appearance thanks to a 39-millimeter increase in width and 5-millimeter reduction in height.
  • 192.7 in. (4,894 mm) in length
  • 112.4 in. (2,855 mm) wheelbase
  • 53.9 in. (1,369 mm) height
  • 74.6 in. (1,894 mm) width
  • 16.24 cu. ft (460-liter) DIN luggage compartment

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  • Two engine variants available from launch: BMW 650i Coupe with eight-cylinder powerplant (300 kW/407 hp), BMW 640i Coupe with six-in-line petrol unit (235 kW/320 hp).
  • Both engine variants come as standard with an eight-speed Sports automatic gearbox; BMW EfficientDynamics measures unmatched in the segment (including Auto Start-Stop function and ECO PRO mode in the BMW 640i Coupe); optimized efficiency combined with significant output increase over predecessor models of 30 kW (BMW 650i) and 35 kW (BMW 640i).
  • Newly developed chassis; only car in the segment available with Electric Power Steering and optional Integral Active Steering; Drive Dynamic Control fitted as standard, Dynamic Damper Control and Adaptive Drive optional.
  • Aluminum double wishbone front axle and the multi-link rear axle
  • Standard 8.5 x19-inch light-alloy wheels, with all-season runflat tires (size 245/40 R19)
  • First car in the segment with Adaptive LED Headlights for low and high beam, including cornering function, foglamps and rear lights also with LED technology.
  • Standard BMW iDrive control system with freestanding Control Display; unrivalled range of BMW ConnectedDrive features, including latest-generation 3D BMW Head-Up Display (with high-definition, full-colour-spectrum graphics), rear-view camera, Surround View, Speed Limit Info, BMW Night Vision and Parking Assistant
  • Driving pleasure tailored to individual preferences thanks to unique equipment options, including comfort and sports seats, active seats, seat ventilation, Exclusive Nappa leather, ceramic applications
  • Newly developed and model-specific Bang & Olufsen High-End Surround Sound System.

Model variants:

BMW 650i Coupe: V8 petrol engine, BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with High Precision Injection direct injection.

Displacement: 4,395 cc, output: 300 kW/407 hp at 5,500 – 6,400 rpm,

max. torque: 600 Nm at 1,750 – 4,500 rpm.

Acceleration 0–100 km/h (62 mph): 4.9 seconds

Top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph).

Average fuel consumption according to EU standard:
10.4 litres/100 kilometres (27.2 mpg imp)*,

CO2 emissions according to EU standard: 243 g/km*,

exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW 640i Coupe: Six-cylinder in-line petrol engine

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with direct-injection
High Precision Injection and VALVETRONIC.

Displacement: 2,979 cc, output: 235 kW/320 hp at 5,800 rpm,

max. torque: 450 Nm at 1,300 – 4,500 rpm.

Acceleration 0–100 km/h (62 mph): 5.4 seconds

Top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph).

Average fuel consumption according to EU standard:
7.7 litres/100 kilometres (36.7 mpg imp)*,

CO2 emissions according to EU standard: 179 g/km*,

exhaust standard: EU5.

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