The Concept 6 Series Coupe made its north american debut today at the 2010 LA Auto Show after making its world debut last month at the Paris Motorshow. The concept is expected to be a very accurate preview of what the production 6-series coupe will be.
We previously posted spy photos of the F30s interior which was a dummy interior from the 1-series, but the F30 mules have now been fitted with production form interiors. Visible now is the steering wheel, entire driver console - including tach and speedometer, as well as parts of the center console and interior door. Exterior-wise, the same camouflage remains as in previous F30 sightings.
Compared to the E90 3-series, the F30 will feature a longer wheelbase, but shorter shorter overhangs, for a sporty squat look. It will also have wider and lower kidney grilles. Engine options will include a full range of turbo and naturally aspirated 6-cylinder motors, 4-cylinder … CONTINUED
The official release and announcement of the 6-series convertible is coming today. Autoexpress has already printed photos in their latest edition and BMW insider Scott teases with the same announcement. Stay tuned to our homepage!
BMW AG will not be increasing sales discounts to attempt to overtake Lexus and Mercedes to be to be 2010’s top-selling U.S. luxury automobile brand. According to BMW, they are more interested in chasing profits than volume.
The BMW brand has won Best Resale Value Luxury Brand for the 2011 model year by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. In addition, the BMW X5 and BMW X6 Sports Activity Vehicles each won places on the KBB.com 2011 model year list of Top 10 Models for Best Resale Value, and the X5 xDrive35d Advanced Diesel was chosen as Best Resale Value for Hybrid / Alternative Energy Utility Vehicle. Not stopping there, the BMW X5 also won the 2011 Best Resale Value award in the Luxury Utility Vehicle category.
This F10 M5 was just spotted at the M division R&D center. There have been more revealing F10 M5 prototypes, but this test mule features the first clear look at the M5 production wheels in silver finish. We have only seen it in a black finish until now.
The X1 with M sport package continues its testing. The M sport aero package will consist of an M-sport front bumper, sideskirts, and rear bumper/diffuser. It is expected to be announced officially soon.
German tuner Kelleners Sport has announced its F10 535i to debut at the 2010 Essen Motor Show later this month. The Kelleners F10 features both cosmetic and performance upgrades. The Kelleners aerodynamic kit includes the front bumper cover/extension/lip with integrated LED DRL, RS front spoiler lip, sideskirts, rear trunk spoiler and rear bumper cover with diffuser. The rear is finished off with stainless steel exhaust system with quad tailpipes.
Performance enhancements include an ECU tune which bumps the F10 535i’s power from from 306 hp (225 kW) to 367 hp (270 kW) and raises its maximum torque from 400 to 480 Newton meters. Performance springs lower the 535i by 30mm.
We have posted some new Vision Efficientdynamics videos and wallpapers from BMW, showing the stunning concept in motion, as well as demonstrating the VED’s hybrid technology.