The all new 6-series coupe has just been unveiled and we think she’s a beauty. Looks are of course in the eyes of the beholder, but we also think she compares favorably against the predecessor E63 6-series coupe, inside and out. We’ve put together a photo comparison so you can make your own judgements.
Here’s how the new F13 6-series coupe compares with the outgoing model:
192.7 in. (4,894 mm) in length - 2.9 inch (74mm) increase over previous 6-series coupe
112.4 in. (2,855 mm) wheelbase - 2.95 inch (75mm) longer than previous 6-series coupe
74.6 in. (1,894 mm) width - 1.5 inch (39mm) wider over previous 6-series coupe
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The time has come for the official release of information, photos, videos and wallpapers related to the all new BMW 6-Series Coupe. And BMW have done it in real style, choose Vermillion Red as the launch color of the coupe, a color that really shows off the lines and the new fixed top roof beautifully!
The F13 6-series coupe will be unveiled within weeks, but test mules continue to be spotted. Courtesy of Autogespot, this vermillion red F13 6-series was spotted at a European ski resort. And although there is actually more camouflage on this prototype than even earlier spottings, it nevertheless gives us additional looks of the F13 from different angles and perspectives.
Based on the exhaust tip design and placement, this particular model appears to be a 650i. It is powered by the same 402hp twin-turbo V8 motor (N63) found in the already released 650i convertible and F10 550i.
The 650i coupe is scheduled to begin production in July of this year. Here is the BMW announced production schedule for the F12 / F13 6-series coupe and convertible lineup:
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Download the beautiful and informative F12 6-series convertible product highlights catalog inside. The catalog features the flagship convertible’s most exciting selling points, comparison against its direct competitors, options, and specs.
Well folks, we’re all done here at the 2011 Geneva auto show and hope you enjoyed the coverage as much as we enjoyed sharing it with our community. Geneva is always an exciting show because of all shows, it’s arguably the largest in the world and always features an unrivaled number of exotics and tuning companies on display. Geneva is also traditionally one of the most important shows for BMW due to its proximity to BMW’s home market and prominence among the auto show circuit events.
This year again featured several debuts of BMW models, packages, and technologies, as well as plenty of aftermarket tuner models. As a show wrap-up, we’ve summarized our coverage below, enjoy!
More photos of the 6 series convertible Individual, including some detailed shots of the interior - the most impressive part of the 6-series Individual program.
The F12 6-series Individual Program is making its public debut at the 2011 Geneva autoshow. On display in the BMW exhibit is a stunning Transite Blue Metallic 650i Individual equipped with Aluminum Satinated Trim, BMW Individual rear lettering, optional 20″ wheels. Its interior features piano black trim with full fine-grain leather merino leather seats, center console, door trim, and instrument paneling, in opal white color.
Here’s a live look into the F12 6-series convertible production process. The new BMW 650i Convertible is built at the BMW plant in Dingolfing, Germany. Also rolling off the assembly line at the BMW Group’s largest production plant are the BMW 7 Series and BMW 5 Series models. The flexible and efficient processes at the plant combine state-of-the-art production technology with a standard of quality defined by meticulous craftsmanship in the manufacture of premium cars configured to customer requirements.
Full MSRP pricing (base, options, packages) has been released for the 2012 650i Convertible (F12). The 650i will start at $90,500. See inside for the full list of options and package pricing.