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.
Autocar UK provides its first drive review of the all new 650i convertible, calling it a positive step forward and a more complete car than its predecessor – in all areas. Here is what they had to say.
Although the new 6-series coupe has already been spotted completely sans camouflage we continue to get prototype glimpses at various colors and configurations.
Just spotted is the new Coupe in Alpine White, with standard body trim, ie. no M-Sport in both 650i and 640i/640d. The model range topping 650i is identified by its dual square exhaust tips and large 19 or 20″ alloy wheels. The 640i or 640d features smaller dual split round tip exhausts and is seen with non-production testing wheels. The 650i shows off the new 6-series coupe’s gorgeous LED angel eyes.
Yet another difference seen on the two models is the presence of a glass panoramic roof on the 650i and standard metal roof on the 640i/640d. Whether this means the 650i will come standard … CONTINUED