The Nurburgring testing season has just opened and the first BMW prototype model that we’ve spied is the upcoming M6 Gran Coupe, due to become the upcoming flagship M model upon its release next year.
The M6 and 6 Series Gran Coupe represents BMW’s first foray into the luxury “coupe” sedan niche and just as the standard 6 series Gran Coupe will compete with the Mercedes CLS lineup, the top of the line M6 variant will take on the Mercedes CLS63 AMG directly. If these photos of the M6 GC being pushed extremely hard on the Ring are any indication, the CLS63 AMG will soon have a fast and great handling nemesis to contend with.
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The upcoming flagship M car – the M6 Gran Coupe, has now begun cold weather testing in Sweden.
It will directly challenge the 2012 Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG by utilizing the best BMW has to offer in terms of quality of materials and powertrain. The M6 Gran Coupe will be powered by the 4.4L twin turbo V8 S63Tu engine, but may very well feature a power bump from the standard M6 coupe and cabrio’s 560hp (maybe in the range of +20hp or so) in order to give it the leading power figure among all M models. Power will be delivered via a standard 7-Speed DCT transmission.
The M6 Gran Coupe’s premiere should come in the second half of this year (in the Fall) we believe.
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BMWNA announced two weeks ago the starting price for the 2013 640i Gran Coupe sedan at $76,895. We’ve now posted the full U.S. price list / pricing guide for the first variant of the 6 Series Gran Coupe.
The TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder powered 640i Gran Coupe is the initial model of the range, 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 line. Pricing for the V-8 powered models will be announced closer to the time of launch.
Download the full pricing PDF inside.
The 2013 M6 coupe and convertible were revealed this past weekend and we now preview the production M6 Gran Coupe for you, by way of these renders which digitally remove the prototype’s camouflage. The car will wear the same front and rear end design as the M6 Coupe, but obviously with 2-extra doors and a longer body. We’ve also included the sporty carbon fiber roof from the M6 coupe.
The M6 Gran Coupe will directly challenge the 2012 Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG. What will the M6 GC bring to the shootout? Expect it to utilize the best BMW has to offer in terms of quality of materials and the best powertrain BMW is capable of developing currently. The M6 coupe and cabrio are powered by the … CONTINUED
BMW of North America today announced pricing for the all-new 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe. The $76,895 (including $895 Destination and Handling Charge) TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder powered 640i Gran Coupe is the initial model of the range, 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 line. Pricing for the V-8 powered models will be announced closer to the time of launch.
The BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is a new 4-door, 4+1 seat addition to the 6 Series line that successfully combines the stunning proportions, design and driving dynamics of the 6 Series Coupe with interior room and amenities for up to five … CONTINUED
Autowereld has managed to snap up some more pictures of the upcoming Twin Turbo V8 M6 Gran Coupe, this time in a more striking orange color, probably Valencia Orange
An alpine white BMW 6 series gran coupe (640i or 640d) was spotted on the streets of Munich, the second sighting of a production form BMW Gran Coupe shared on our forums since this newest addition to the 6 series family was officially announced.
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