BMW to launch 2013 6 Series in UK at base price of £61,390
The three variant of the BMW 6 Series that will be launched are BMW 650i, BMW 640i and BMW 640d. BMW 650i and 640i will be powered by petrol engine, while the BMW 640d will be powered by a diesel powertrain.
May 30, 2012: The German carmaker BMW will launch its 2013 6 Series Gran Coupe in the UK market in the coming month. The company will launch three variants of the 6 Series namely BMW 650i, BMW 640i and BMW 640d. The entry level BMW 640i will bear a price tag of £61,390, while top variant BMW 650i will be made available for £70,650. On the other hand, the diesel variant BMW 640d will be priced at £63,900.
Powered by a new 4.4-litre twin turbo V-8 six-cylinder engine, the top variant 2013 BMW 650i is capable of churning out maximum power of 450 hp and peak torque of 650 Nm. The entry level BMW 640i is powered by a 3.0-litre twin turbocharged 6-cylinder drivetrain, which produced 320 bhp of power and decent torque of 450 Nm. Powered by a 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder powertrain, the diesel variant 2013 BMW 640d Gran Coupe generates maximum output of 313 hp and 630 Nm of peak torque.
Engines of all the tree models are mated to 8-speed automatic transmission. BMW 650i offers decent mileage of 31.7 miles per gallon and emits 206 gms/km of CO2, while the BMW 640i delivers good mileage of 35.8 miles per gallon and emits 181 gms/km of CO2. The diesel coupe BMW 640d offers better mileage of 49.6 miles per gallons compared to its petrol counter parts and emits 148 gms/km of CO2.
The new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe will come equipped with Dakota leather upholstery, rear and front parking assistance, climate control, steering adjustments, keyless entry, heated front seats and 10.2 inches high quality resolution display with BMW Professional Navigation. The BMW 640i and 640d will sport 18 inches alloy rims, while the top variant BMW 650i will feature 19 inches alloy rims.
In addition to this, the company will also offer an M Sport variant featuring 19 inches lightweight M alloys, aero kit, sport seats, black brake calliper, elegant tailpipes and sporty interiors along with many other standard features.