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Revealed: BMW 6-Series facelift

Revealed: BMW 6-Series facelift
Written by Parichay Malvankar

BMW has revealed the facelift 6-Series range of cars including the Coupe, Convertible, Gran Coupe and the M6. The facelift models are expected to make a debut at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show and are India-bound by late 2015.

Changes on the 6-Series:

  • Restyled front and rear bumpers
  • LED headlamp as standard
  • Revised kidney grille
  • New alloy wheel design (17″ & 18″)
  • New interior trim colours
  • Head-up display as standard

The updated BMW 6-Series remains mechanically identical but is now EU6 complaint and boasts improved efficiency. The car is also quicker off the line and the petrol motors get a new sports exhaust with a switchable flap as standard.

  • 3.0L, 316 BHP, in-line, 6-cylinder petrol in the 640i
  • 4.4L, 444 BHP, V8, TwinTurbo petrol in the 650i
  • 3.0L, 309 BHP diesel in the 640d

All engines are mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and gets paddle shifts on the steering wheel

The M6 facelift gets a 4.4L, TwinTurbo, V8, petrol motor producing 552 BHP of power and powers the rear wheels only. This model is mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission controlled by an M-differential. The car can perform a 0-100 kmph stint in 4.2 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 250 kmph.

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