No fewer than six BMW Group models have received the prestigious 2011 GOOD DESIGNTM Award: the BMW 6 Series Convertible, the BMW 6 Series Coupe, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe, the BMW ActiveE, and the two motorcycle models BMW K 1600 GT/GTL along with the BMW G650 GS. The annual GOOD DESIGNTM Award ranks as the most celebrated international accolade in the field of product design – and this year once again it honours the outstanding quality of BMW Group Design.
The world’s oldest and most esteemed design prize was founded in 1950 in Chicago by the architects Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Edgar Kaufmann Jr. is awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture, Art Design and Urban Studies. For … CONTINUED
Happy New Year to the entire BIMMERPOST community! As we cross over to a new year it’s a fitting time for a recap of the past year. It was an amazing year for BMW, with the company hitting sales records and many new important models making their debuts. 2012 should prove to be as successful, if not more. And we’ll be seeing some new models and facelifts coming. We recap the BMW 2011 year for you inside.
Fifth Gear’s Web TV takes a spin and assesses the new BMW 640d coupe (F13) M Sport model. They have some limited gripes and come to the conclusion that if you’re looking for a sporty and refined 2+2 GT with astonishing fuel economy, it should be on the top of your list.
Download the official 6 Series Gran Coupe catalog inside. This beautiful brochure (in PDF) features all the specs, details, features, and options for the new 6 series sedan “coupe.”
The launch campaign for the new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, which will make its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show on 6 March 2012, showcases the vehicle’s exclusive positioning with impressive aesthetics. BMW’s first four-door coupé boasts trendsetting design, sporting dynamics and exclusive elegance.
The cross-media campaign features a total eclipse of the sun as its central theme: a graceful but, at the same time, breath-taking natural phenomenon that reveals the pure beauty of nature to its observers for a brief moment. “Beauty. Revealed.” is also the motto of the new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé campaign, which combines the unique moment of a total solar eclipse with this exclusive vehicle.
“The new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé marks the beginning of a new chapter. … CONTINUED
With the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe making its online reveal over this past weekend, production form Gran Coupes are now making their rounds in public.
We bring you the first photos of a Gran Coupe in space gray spotted just today.
For all official info on the Gran Coupe see our Official Thread.
We present more more views of the 6 Series Gran Coupe, including rear and interior shots for the first time.
The M Sport package for the 6 Series Gran Coupe will be available from launch and will include, as pictured, the M Sport aero kit (front bumper, rear diffuser/bumper, and sideskirts). Exhaust tips will be finished in black chrome and brakes painted black. 19″ and 20″ wheel options will be available as part of the package.
The interior features the typical M Sport accoutrements such as alcantara/leather M Sport seats (not available in US) with M colors/blue stitching, hexagon patterned aluminum trim, M steering wheel, and M door sills.
The new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is the first four-door Coupe in the history of the brand. It combines exclusive elegance and an impressively dynamic driving experience. In this episode, the Vice President Brand Communication, Andreas-Christoph Hofmann, the exterior designer of the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé, Nader Faghihzadeh and the interior designer of the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé Christian Bauer, will show you the car in detail.
The stunning BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe was revealed this weekend. Added as a new 4-door, 4+1 seat addition to the 6 Series model line, the Gran Coupe has set its sights squarely on the other luxury ‘coupe’ sedans from Audi (A7) and Mercees (CLS).
The BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe will be offered in three models in the USA. The TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder powered 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe is the initial model and arrives early this summer. Later in the summer, the TwinPower Turbo V-8 powered 2013 BMW 650i Gran Coupe and the all-wheel drive 2013 BMW 650i xDrive Gran Coupe will join the range.
Sporting a length of 197 inches (5,007 mm) and wheelbase of 116.8 inches (2,968 mm), the Gran Coupe is 4.4 inches … CONTINUED