2015 BMW 6-Series, M6 Gran Coupe Bang & Olufsen Editions launched in the US

Article by Christian A., on June 11, 2014

BMW has launched 2015 BMW Individual 6 Series Gran Coupe “BANG & OLUFSEN Edition.” The limited edition, available in 100 BMW 650i Gran Coupe examples, exemplifies the design and engineering prowess of BMW and BANG & OLUFSEN.

The BMW 650i Gran Coupe models comes with either rear wheel drive or BMW xDrive all-wheel drive and are powered by the BMW TwinPower Turbo V-8. For those seeking a sportier version could opt for BMW M6 Gran Coupe “BANG & OLUFSEN Edition” models, of which only 10 examples will be available.

Each of the 10 comes with the Competition Package, which raises the output of the BMW TwinPower Turbo V- 8 from 560 to 575 hp. Based on the 6 Series Gran Coupe, the limited edition could be availed in two BMW Individual colors – Brilliant White Metallic or Dark Graphite II Metallic.

The cabin features handcrafted Merino Leathers in either Black with contrast stitching/piping, or in Opal White & Black with contrast stitching/piping – as complimented by a Piano Black Wood Trim with a “BANG & OLUFSEN” inlay on the front cup-holder lid.

M6 Gran Coupe, on the other hand, features the “M” logo into the front headrests in the M colors. Each of the limited models is equipped with the Bang & Olufsen High End Surround Sound System with special loudspeaker grilles in a brushed black aluminum finish.

The Bang & Olufsen system features 16 active loudspeakers powered by 1,200 watts. The “BANG & OLUFSEN Edition” also boasts of standard contents including the Cold Weather Package, with the M Sport Edition featuring the M Sport Package, Executive Package, LED Lighting Package, and Driver Assistance Plus Package.

M6 Gran Coupe also prides of featuring high-performance Competition Package, Executive Package and Driver Assistance Plus Package. BMW is now accepting orders on a first-come-first-served basis. Deliveries are set to commence this summer.

The distinctive look of the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe is made possible by a number of elements, like the flared wheel arches drawing attention to the vehicle’s wide track, the characteristic M gill and the standard BMW Individual High-gloss Shadow Line package, as well as the aerodynamically optimized exterior mirrors, 20-inch double-spoke M light-alloy wheels M signature twin exhaust tailpipes located on the outer borders of the rear apron. The rear apron also features an integrated diffuser made from carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP), helping optimize airflow along the underbody.

Interestingly, the roof construction is also made from CFRP, a lightweight yet strong material. The roof features visible carbon structure as well as a dynamic recess in the center. This recess is referenced stylistically inside the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe through the leather central section on the anthracite-colored Alcantara roof liner.

Meanwhile, the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe is provided with an M cockpit that combines the styling of sports car with great levels of luxury and roominess. Its exterior design clearly conveys its sporty prowess and elegance.

Inside, the driver and front passengers are treated to M sports seats with integral belt guides. As standard, the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe is upholstered with Merino leather with extended features. Meanwhile, the rear cabin could be specified with two or three seats. Amazingly, the backrests of these rear seats could be split and folded down (40:60 ratio) to further increase boot capacity from 460 liters to up to 1,265 liters.

Press Release

BMW Individual 6 Series Gran Coupe

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – June 6, 2014. . . BMW announced today the launch of the 2015 BMW Individual 6 Series Gran Coupe "BANG & OLUFSEN Edition" which exemplifies the design and engineering prowess of the two luxury-sector manufacturers. This limited run of vehicles seamlessly combines the most exquisite materials and craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology and the finest high-end sound.

Production is limited to 100 BMW 650i Gran Coupemodels equipped with either rear wheel drive or BMW xDrive all-wheel drive and powered by the BMW TwinPower Turbo V-8. Customers looking for an even sportier driving experience can choose one of tenBMW M6 Gran Coupe "BANG & OLUFSEN Edition" vehicles, equipped with the Competition Packagethat enhances the most powerful engine ever fitted to a BMW production vehicle by raising its output from 560 to 575 hp. Orders are being taken now on a first-come-first-served basis with deliveries this summer.

Taking the sleek yet powerfully styled 6 Series Gran Coupe as its canvas, the edition is offered in two BMW Individual colors – Brilliant White Metallic or Dark Graphite II Metallic.

The interior features the finest handcrafted Merino Leathersin either Black with Contrast Stitching/Piping or Opal White & Black with Contrast Stitching/Piping. This design theme is complimented by a Piano Black Wood Trim with a "BANG & OLUFSEN" inlay on the front cup-holder lid as well as specially designed floor mats. The M6 Gran Coupe adds the M logo uniquely embroidered into the front headrests in the M colors.

At the core of the series of vehicles is the Bang & Olufsen High End Surround Sound System with special loudspeaker grilles in a brushed black aluminium finish which make their debut on this edition. With 16 active loudspeakers powered by 1,200 watts, the Bang & Olufsen system has all the power it needs to deliver rich, convincing sound.

Over and above the special features, the "BANG & OLUFSEN Edition" leaves nothing to be desired with an impressive list of standard contentthat includes the Cold Weather Package as well as the M Sport Edition (which is comprised of the M Sport Package, Executive Package, LED Lighting Package, and Driver Assistance Plus Package). The M6 Gran Coupe also boasts a fully loaded list of standard content with the addition of the high-performance Competition Package, Executive Package and Driver Assistance Plus Package.

Every BMW Individual "BANG & OLUFSEN Edition" also comes with a set of black BeoPlay H6 high-end headphones specially finished in the same brushed aluminum treatment as the car's loudspeaker grilles.

"BANG & OLUFSEN Edition" Brief description

6 Series Gran Coupe 650i/xi (M Sport Edition)
Brilliant White Metallic or Dark Graphite II Metallic
Full Merino Leather Black or Opal White & Black
Contrast Stitching & Piping
Bang & Olufsen Sound System speakers in special finish
Piano Black Wood trim with Bang & Olufsen Inlay
Special Floor Mats
Cold Weather Pkg., M Sport Edition (M Sport Pkg., Executive Pkg., LED Lighting Pkg., Driver Assistance Plus Pkg).
20'' M Wheels

M6 Gran Coupe (Competition Package)
Brilliant White Metallic or Dark Graphite II Metallic
Full Merino Leather Black or Opal White & Black
Contrast Stitching
Bang & Olufsen Sound System speakers in special finish
Piano Black Wood trim with Bang & Olufsen Inlay
Special Floor Mats
Color M Logo embroidered into Headrests
Competition Pkg., Executive Pkg., Driver Assistance Plus Pkg.
20'' M6 Wheels standard

"BANG & OLUFSEN Edition" PRICING (including $950 Destination and Handling)
650i B&O Edition
$116,240

650xi B&O Edition
$119,240

M6 B&O Edition
$152,423

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