2011 BMW 6 Series Coupé 3rd Generation

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Captivating aesthetics, top-class performance, an exclusive interior and exceptionally innovative equipment features give the third-generation BMW 6 Series Coupé “dream car” credentials.

Vehicle concept is unparalleled in the premium segment, combining the dynamics of a 2+2-seater sports car with outstanding touring com-fort; body length and wheelbase 75 millimetres longer than the prede-cessor model, enhancing seating comfort for rear passengers; ex-tremely sporty appearance thanks to a 39-millimetre increase in width and 5-millimetre reduction in height.

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Two engine variants available from launch: BMW 650i Coupé with eight-cylinder powerplant (300 kW/407 hp), BMW 640i Coupé with six-in-line petrol unit (235 kW/320 hp).

Both engine variants come as standard with an eight-speed Sports a-tomatic gearbox; BMW EfficientDynamics measures unmatched in the segment (including Auto Start-Stop function and ECO PRO mode in the BMW 640i Coupé); optimised efficiency combined with significant output increase over predecessor models of 30 kW (BMW 650i) and 35 kW (BMW 640i).

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Newly developed chassis; only car in the segment available with Elec-tric Power Steering and optional Integral Active Steering; Drive Dynam-ic Control fitted as standard, Dynamic Damper Control and Adaptive Drive optional.

First car in the segment with Adaptive LED Headlights for low and high beam, including cornering function, foglamps and rear lights also with LED technology.

Standard BMW iDrive control system with freestanding Control Dis-play; unrivalled range of BMW ConnectedDrive features, including lat-est-generation BMW Head-Up Display (with high-definition, full-colour-spectrum graphics), rear-view camera, Surround View, Speed Limit In-fo, BMW Night Vision and Parking Assistant

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Driving pleasure tailored to individual preferences thanks to unique equipment options, including comfort and sports seats, active seats, seat ventilation, Exclusive Nappa leather, ceramic applications, and a newly developed and model-specific Bang & Olufsen High-End Sur-round Sound System.

Model variants:
BMW 650i Coupé: V8 petrol engine, BMW TwinPower Turbo tech-nology with High Precision Injection direct injection.
Displacement: 4,395 cc, output: 300 kW/407 hp at 5,500 – 6,400 rpm,
max. torque: 600 Nm at 1,750 – 4,500 rpm.
Acceleration 0–100 km/h (62 mph): 4.9 seconds,
top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph).
Average fuel consumption according to EU standard: 10.4 litres/100 kilometres (27.2 mpg imp)*,
CO2 emissions according to EU standard: 243 g/km*,
exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW 640i Coupé: Six-cylinder in-line petrol engine,
BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with direct-injection High Precision Injection and VALVETRONIC.
Displacement: 2,979 cc, output: 235 kW/320 hp at 5,800 rpm,
max. torque: 450 Nm at 1,300 – 4,500 rpm.
Acceleration 0–100 km/h (62 mph): 5.4 seconds,
top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph).
Average fuel consumption according to EU standard: 7.7 litres/100 kilometres (36.7 mpg imp)*,
CO2 emissions according to EU standard: 179 g/km*,
exhaust standard: EU5.

* The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions stated are provisional figures

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About Rob Fraser 1990 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.