BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo (2018) Features, Design, Driving. The new 2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo blends the long-distance comfort of a luxury sedan with alluring coupe style.
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New model designation reflects a significantly enhanced product substance over the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo. World premiere of the new BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo at the IAA 2017 show in Frankfurt; market launch in November 2017.
Dynamically stretched proportions include an 87-millimetre increase over the predecessor car’s exterior length (to 5,091 millimetres). Width is unchanged at 1,902 millimetres, while the vehicle height has been reduced by 21 millimetres to 1,538 mm. Flowing, coupe-style roofline merges into a rear end lowered by 64 millimetres.
Raised seating position and driver-focused cockpit design. Three full-size rear seats with generous legroom and more headroom despite the low roofline. Electrically adjustable comfort seats can be ordered as an option for the rear. Rear seat backrests split/fold 40 : 20 : 40 (by means of a remote release system in the boot). Boot capacity can be increased from 610 litres (+ 110 litres vs. predecessor) to as much as 1,800 litres (+ 100 litres).
Two petrol engines and one diesel unit available from launch. Eight- speed Steptronic transmission fitted as standard, BMW xDrive all-wheel drive offered for two engine variants. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) is 0.7 seconds faster (BMW 630i Gran Turismo) than with the predecessor model, fuel consumption and emissions reduced by up to 15 per cent (BMW 640i Gran Turismo, BMW 630d Gran Turismo). Diesel engine with Blue BMW Performance, including SCR catalyst.