New insider reports point to the fact that BMW is working turning the concept CS car into a production car under the GT name. The so called GT 6 will very closely resemble the CS except in a shorter and smaller package. This car is going to be a direct competitor to the MB CLS!
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More images and details of Alpina’s B6 GT3 racer have hit the web, and it looks like despite spending two decades away from motorsports, there are no flies on the leading Bimmer tuning haus.
Based on BMW’s 6-Series coupe, the B6 weighs under 3,000 pounds and gets a supercharged 4.4-liter V8 that gives more than 520 horsepower and 535 pound-feet of torque. Backed by a six-speed X-Trac sequential gearbox, the car is reportedly capable of hitting 62 miles-per-hour in 3.9 seconds en route to a top whack of at least 177 mph (a speed it has already reached in testing on the Nurburgring).
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The next generation 6 series is still quite a ways away from being released, but that hasn’t stopped the spy photographers from snapping every picture of the car they possibly can. Here is some video and photos
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BMWs next-generation 6-series has begun testing, as evidenced by
these shots of a prototype caught on German Roads. Somewhat
surprisingly, our first look at the 6-series follow-up is of the drop-
top variant. The prototype appears to wear a combination of
camouflage panels covered in BMWs trademark psychedelic swirl
veneer. Design details are tough to make out through all of the
visual clutter, but it appears that the new 6-er will follow the route
of the second-generation BMW Z4–ditching some of its more
controversial styling elements in favor of a new-found elegance and
clean-ness of line. Many will welcome a more straight-forward
approach, especially the toning-down of the infamous Bangle-butt,
which is more pronounced on the current 6-series than on any other car
in BMWs current model-range.
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BMW has updated the 6-series lineup with the edition sport which combines some of the styling elements of the M6 and the standard 6-series to create a hybrid vehicle that slots between the two cars.
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ALPINA look back on a long and successful history in international motorsport. Well-known F1 and Touring Car drivers such as Niki Lauda, Jacky Ickx, Hans Stuck and Dieter Quester gripped an ALPINA steering wheel on their way to winning three European Touring Car Championships. ALPINA pilots also won the N
The facelifted BMW 6-Series Coupe was released almost a year ago, revealing a more dynamic coupe and convertible with for the first time a diesel engine. AC Schnitzer, the Aachen, Germany based tuning house, has set out to further refine the 6-Series facelift model.
Head designer Michele Viandante has worked on a new front fascia with a sharpened kidney grille, new rear-spoiler with built-in third brake light and side skirts which make the car look more flat than before. A sports rear silence with chromed tailpipe finishes the look in the back.
And even if the car itself may look more flat than before, performance is far from flat. AC Schnitzer has performance packages for both the 650i and the new 635d. AC Schintzer … CONTINUED