According to early reports, the 2017 BMW 6-Series is prepared to stand tall within the segment of two-door luxury vehicles. It will be offered to consumers as a coupe as well as a convertible and will present cabins that are beautifully trimmed, an abundance of features as well as stellar power trains. Some of the highlights of the upcoming luxury vehicle include powerful and refined engine options, enhanced trunk space and an interior that is best described as superbly crafted. Also, the convertible variant features a versatile soft top. This latest addition to the automaker’s portfolio presents top of the line technology, a commanding presence and turbocharged engines just as its stablemates.
2017 BMW 6-Series: Whole Power Unit
The power units under the hood of the 2017 BMW 6-Series will be mated with an automatic eight-speed gearbox with paddle shifters and coupled with rear wheel drive as a standard. Launch control will also be a standard feature xDrive will be made available as an option. The engine choice for the new vehicle begins with that of a 3.0-liter inline six that is able to deliver upwards of 315 hp and 330 pounds per feet of torque. This will result in a fuel economy rating of 24 miles per gallon combined. Another engine option will be that of a turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 unit that will deliver 445 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque. This engine will have a fuel economy rated at an estimated 20 miles per gallon combined. Another twin-turbocharged engine capacity of 4.4-liters will be offered and will be able to produce 560 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque.
2017 BMW 6-Series: Design and Features
Both variants will find themselves sitting atop 18-inch wheels that will be accompanied by a sports exhaust system as well as adaptive suspension dampers. The mirrors will be power folding as well as heated for enhanced functionality and convenience. The 650i trim of the line will sit atop 19-inch wheels as the Cold Weather and Black Accent packages will be outfitted with 19/20 inch wheels. It does need to be noted that the M Sport package will be equipped with 19-inch wheels as well as a body kit that is expressly aerodynamic. The vehicle will be made available to consumers in the following color options: Melbourne Red Metallic, Mediterranean Blue Metallic, Jet Black, Jatoba Brown Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Frozen Bronze Metallic, Frozen Brilliant White Metallic, Citrin Black Metallic, Cashmere Silver Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Black Sapphire metallic, and Alpine White.
Within the cabin of coupe and convertible, consumers will find the following features: keyless entry and ignition, driver memory setting, six-way power seating, ambient lighting, a rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control and more. The standard features of the infotainment system will include the following: a nine-speaker audio system, HD radio, satellite radio, mobile app integration, a digital instrument panel, a 10.2-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity and a navigation system.
2017 BMW 6-Series: Release Date and Price
It has been widely speculated that the 2017 BMW 6-Series will find its way into dealership showrooms by fall of this year. The base price for the coupe has been estimated to fall within the neighborhood of $77,500, while the convertible will chime in at $89,000. For those that have ever experienced the quiet confidence of the 6-Series, they will contest that the pricing is justified.