BMW 6 Series gets ready for the 2018MY

Article by Christian A., on December 20, 2016

It has been a while since BMW launched the third generation of the BMW 6 Series, both as a coupe and as a convertible. That was way back 2011, and today the BMW 6 Series remains one of the sought-after models in its segment. While we are waiting for the next generation of the BMW 6 Series to arrive, we could feast on a refreshed version of the model for the United States market for the 2018 model year.

Honestly, the 2018 BMW 6 Series – remains as it is. This means customers shouldn’t expect any radical mechanical changes or inner working revisions on the latest version of the BMW 6 Series, which means the Coupe, Convertible and the Gran Coupe. However, BMW has decided to beef up the looks of the 6 Series in a bid to tease customers up before the arrival of the next generation models. Apparently, these cosmetic and equipment tweaks are able – somehow – make the 2018 BMW 6 Series still as appealing that it is still worth the purchase.

These new cosmetic and equipment options are all available for the 2018 versions of the BMW 6 Series Convertible and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe – encompassing sporty modifications to both the interior and the exterior of these refreshed models. For the exterior, the 2018 BMW 6 Series Convertible and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe could be provided with a new M Sport Package that was previously exclusive for the M model.

For the new BMW 6 Series, this M Sport Package comes with a new Carbon Fiber trim as well as a Sonic Speed Blue metallic exterior finish that should allow either the Convertible or the Gran Coupe stand out from others. This M Sport Package also includes new bi-color 20-inch M light-alloy wheels with M-specific double-spoke design. These rims are wrapped in staggered run flat tires.

On the other hand, the already lavish interior of the 2018 BMW 6 Series could be further be customized with personalization offerings from BMW Individual. Customers could choose from a broad palette of interior paint finishes, modern trims and high-end leather, as well as from a wide array of headliners and equipment. These additional interior modifications from BMW Individual could be further employed to ensure that the customers could personalize the cabins of the 2018 BMW 6 Series Convertible and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe models according to their own taste and preferences.

For the 2018 model year, both the BMW 6 Series Convertible and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe will be available as 640i (rear wheel drive) and 640i xDrive (all wheel drive) powered by turbocharged inline-six 3.0-liter engine delivering 315 hp of output. Both the Convertible and the Gran Coupe will also be available as 650i (rear wheel drive) and 650i xDrive (all wheel drive) powered by a 4.4-liter V8 engine providing 445 hp of output.

Press Release

NEW EQUIPMENT OFFERINGS FOR THE MY18 BMW 6 SERIES

BMW announced today, new equipment offerings to its 2018 models, available at U.S. dealers in spring 2017. The options available for the BMW 6 Series Convertible and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe bring striking exterior and interior design elements to the sporting character of these luxury-class models. The 2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe and Convertible will be available as 640i and 650i models also available with xDrive. Pricing will be announced closer to market launch.

Exterior.

Now including new options, the M Sport Package emphasizes the look and feel of the BMW 6 Series and its sporty character. Previously reserved for the M model only, customers can now order a new Carbon Fiber trim and new bi-color 20-inch M light-alloy wheels which feature an M-specific double-spoke design and are fitted with staggered run flat tires as part of the M Sport Package. For the first time available is Sonic Speed Blue metallic which allows customers the unique opportunity to personalize and distinguish their 2018 BMW 6 Series.

BMW Individual.

Customers seeking to bring an extra dose of focused individualization to their car can take advantage of BMW Individual. A simple thought inspired BMW Individual—the freedom to customize your BMW down to the finest detail. There are a wide variety of brilliant paint finishes, high quality leather, sophisticated trims, headliners and equipment to choose from. And every detail is a result of top-class workmanship to make your choices truly unique BMW, exclusively customized to each individual. The M Sport package configurations available to both model variants provide them with a bespoke dynamic profile –and customization to their exterior appearance, cockpit design and driving characteristics.

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