We are LIVE at the 2010 Mondial de L’Automobile in Paris. The show so far has been great and we have a slew of new photos on the way! We begin with the new BMW 6-Series Concept Coupe which BMW board member Ian Robertson said in no short order would be nearly identical to the production BMW 6-Series.
The 2010 Paris Motor Show press days start tomorrow morning. We have put together a guide for the upcoming BMW premieres and innovations at the show, including the 6-series coupe concept, BMW ConnectedDrive innovations, F10 5-series, and E84 X3. Be sure to tune in for Paris Motor Show coverage!
Here’s another set of spy shots showing the 2012 6 series convertible, this one was caught parked in Munich. The exterior color appears to be Milano Beige metallic, and the exhaust tips give it away as a 650i.
It may be a while until we see the 6-series coupe in various colors, but thanks to the talents of philip, here is a preview of the beautifu new coupe in some likely production colors.
We bring you the first high definition video of the BMW 6-series coupe concept. The videos provide some unique perspectives of both the exterior and interior of the new concept, including the exterior lighting elements and the gorgeous new i-drive screen in action.
EVO has posted these new 6-series Coupe Concept photos, the most realistic and natural we have seen yet. Previous photos have been heavily post-processed, but we think that the more realistic the photo, the better this concept looks. Which naturally means that it should look phenomenal in the metal at the Paris Motor Show next week! These are also the first photos of the 6-series coupe concept with its LED bumper lights prominently on.
BMW has launched a special section for the F12 6-series Coupe Concept on the bmw.de site (link here). The section features new photos and the first video (below). On Sept. 30, the first press day at Paris Motor Show, the car’s design story full video will also be launched on the site. Signup on the page for e-mail updates regarding the 6-series coupe concept.
Autocar shares even more photos of the F13 6-series Coupe Concept, including additional angles, lighting details, and interior pics. The additional views reveal even more beautiful lines and design elements of BMW’s newest concept.
We present to you the world premiere of the F13 BMW Concept 6 Series Coupe! This stunning concept will debut publicly at the 2010 Paris Motoro Show in a little under two weeks. The F13 6-series coupe is scheduled for production beginning July 2011. European sales begin after in April 2011 and North American sales commence July 2011.
See inside for the the entire list of changes that will take place to most BMW models beginning in September 2010 when the 2011 model year begins for most models. This is a must read primer on ALL changes coming.
We bring you the first sighting of the next generation 6-series coupe (F12) testing on the Nurburgring. The last coupe sightings were back in April and only F13 convertibles have been spotted since. This comes as no surprise as the coupe is scheduled for production a few months after the start of convertible production.
Judging by the exhaust and premium sport wheels, this appears to be a 650i coupe.
Here is the BMW announced production schedule for the F12 / F13 6-series coupe and convertible.
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BMW has plans for a product push over the next decade to ward off increasing Audi and Mercedes sales. This will be accomplished through the addition of new models to the BMW lineup, including the 4dr 6-series Gran Coupe, BMW FWD vehicles, new MINI vehicles, added factory capacities and new plants, and increasing sales in the world’s largest growing car market – China.
The upcoming 6-series has been one of the most frequently spied future BMWs as it’s one of the BMW models that will be revealed in the next few months (Winter of 2010/2011). This is the first time a blue convertible has been spotted and also some of the best photos yet of the grill/duct work of the front bumper. The profile shot shows off the incredibly sleek silhouette that the F13 6-series convertible will have.
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Seems like its gone on forever, but the 6-series convertible continues testing. Spotted recently was a 650i and 640i convertible. As before, not much camouflage remains on these test mules and it doesn’t take much imagination to picture the final production 6-series convertible. Here is the BMW announced production schedule for the F12 / F13 6-series coupe and convertible.
March 2011 – 650cv
July 2011 – 650cp
September 2011 – 640cp/cv
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In case you missed this information (as it was added later), BMW insider Scott26 has disclosed plans for an 6-series M Gran Coupe, two gasoline versions, two diesel versions, and an ActiveHybrid version. The tentative release and sales schedule has also been provided – Summer 2012 debut in Paris or Beijing and on sale in late 2012.
It’s official! BMW officials at the Gran Coupe Welt premier have acknowledged that this concept car will join the coupe and cabrio in the next 6-series lineup. We have been told that it will be marketed as the “6-series Gran Coupe” and will be BMW’s first sedan “coupe,” to take on the likes of the MB CLS and Porsche Panamera.
We recently brought you photos of the F13 2012 6-series convertible undergoing testing on the ring. Various F13′s have also been spotted on and around the Nurburgring in various models and trims, including what looks to be 650i and 640i convertibles.
We bring you photos of the F13 6-series convertible sporting a tan color soft top for the first time. We have not yet seen confirmation of the soft top colors to be available on the upcoming F13. If this tan top is one of those colors, it certainly matches Milano Beige (as pictured), but were not sure it will work well with other exterior colors.
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