2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible drops its top

Spy Photos | May 26th, 2010 by 2

Another exciting BMW model to launch early next year is the next generation BMW 6 Series. For the first time since the test mule hit the road, the Convertible variant of the new 6er has been spotted with its top down.

Initial reports were claiming a hardtop 6 Series Cabrio, but based on our latest inside information and spy photos, the new 6 Series will continue using a soft top.

The car will represent an emotional statement from BMW, following the steps of the new Z4 Roadster, an emotional car that connects the driver to the vehicle. The next 6-series coupe and convertible will be radically different from the current cars’ styling. The current 6 Series is very polarizing due to the “Bangle butt” it carries, but the redesigned 6er, is rumored to be a “super sleek” vehicle.

The 2012 6 Series is slightly longer and wider than the current generation. It will have shorter overhangs and a lower roofline which implicitly gives the car a more muscular look. The new 2012 BMW 6 Series will not be a twin-brother to the highly acclaimed and much missed CS Concept, but some design cues from the canceled CS Concept and the recently unveiled Gran Coupe made their way into the final design.

The corona ring headlights becomes a common trait in new BMWs and the 2012 6er makes no exception. The taillights will also continue to sport an L-shape and LEDs.

The interior design has also been re-drawn from ground up and incorporates a mixed design style between the Z4 Roadster and the luxurious 5 Series.

The 2012 BMW 6 Series is rumored to be unveiled later this year at the Paris Motor Show and possibly a U.S. unveiling in L.A.

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