BMW has many models that carry on the classic look and styling we have come to know from BMW over the years. The BMW offers something totally different and for those who love BMW vehicles, but want a unique vehicle with a notably new design and form factor, this vehicle offers a perfect option. The BMW 6 series is definitely the oddball in the BMW family as far as looks go, but this car does offer the same quality and performance that you would expect from any car from this company.
The BMW 6 series offers the ultimate in customization and personalization. This model comes standard with a highly refined V-8 engine and offers a tried and true handling that only BMW could offer. There is no smoother ride and the interiors on all 6 series are as luxurious as can be. The downside is a small back seat and an engine that could have a little more punch, from the starting line. This luxury coupe from BMW offers a lot of the same features you will find in other models, but the big difference is the totally unique design that is like no other BMW in production.
Bodystyles: Coupe, convertible
Engines: 4.8L V-8, 5.0L V-10
Transmissions: 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual
Models: 650i, M6
The 2010 model year BMW 6 Series gets a significant equipment update for the on-board navigation system, and customers can take advantage of new offerings from BMW Individual, including BMW Individual Full Merino Leather, BMW Individual Paintwork, and BMW Individual Trim.
For 2010, the BMW 6 Series does not get any exterior changes; the sleek, distinctive lines remain unchanged. The 650i models include luminescent corona rings around the headlights giving it that distinctive BMW look and feel.
The 6 Series has the typical BMW interior, power everything, most of the interior not covered in wood or metal trim pieces are covered in your choice or two different kinds of leather, for a small fee of course.
Performance & Handling
The BMW 6 Series base V-8 produces 360 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque and the 6 Series' exhaust system is specially engineered to lend the V-8 engine a sporty note. The M6 gets the potent V-10 delivering 500 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. BMW's seven-speed dual-clutch automated manual DCT gearbox is standard, while the six-speed manual is a no cost option.
The 2010 BMW M6 comes standard with multilevel stability control, antilock disc brakes and front-seat side airbags. Side curtain airbags are fitted to the coupe, the convertible gets automatic rollover hoops. Front and rear parking sensors are also part of the 6 Series safety package.
EPA Fuel Economy
650i: 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway
M6: 11 mpg city/15 mpg highway
- Powerful engines
- amazing on road capabilities
- Lots of interior amenities
You Won't Like
- Limited interior space
- unique styling
- Complicated controls
Coupe looks better than the convertible
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