New 2017 BMW 6 Series Release Date and Info

2017 BMW 6 Series Review

The new 2017 BMW 6 Series is sure to satisfy shoppers who crave for style, comfort, refinement, and power. It is available in both soft-top convertible and sleek coupe body configurations. For 2017, BMW takes the 6 Series to a whole different level with features such as a surprisingly ample cargo space for the coupe, a solid performance, well-constructed and impeccably appointed interior, and inspiring sounds from the optional V8 engine. The existing roster of features also gains a standard Wi-Fi hotspot and a wireless phone charger. The iDrive infotainment system has also been updated.

2017 BMW 640i Gran Coupe exterior, side view

While performance, quality, comfort, and style are more often than not prerequisites for luxury coupes, the 2017 BMW 6 Series manages to seamlessly integrate all of those features into one package. The cabin comes with plenty of sound-deadening materials that help insulate occupants from the imperfections in the surrounding environment, while in the meantime also offering acres of top-notch materials.

2017 BMW 6 Series convertible, taillights, tailpipe and alloy wheels

The 6 Series ups its appeal ante with the coupe and convertible options that it gives to buyers. Shoppers can take it even further with the exclusive and powerful Alpina B6, a high-performance M6, and a four-door Gran Coupe version.

2017 BMW 6 Series convertible BMW 650i

Concessions are often made during the construction of a high-performance vehicle. But whether you opt for the 2017 BMW 6 Series Convertible or coupe, the only significant flaw you’ll encounter is the limited rear seat space. In terms of the available competition, buyers may find the 2017 Porsche 911 and the 2017 Jaguar F-Type better placed in terms of possessing sporty credentials. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, although much expensive, offers better appointments and an engaging driving quality. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes closest in terms of the cabin layout design, performance, and appointments, however, it is less engaging to drive and is more conservative to some extent.

2017 BMW 6 Series convertible exterior

We highly recommend the 2017 BMW 6 Series courtesy of the all-rounded nature and its strong mix of prestige, performance, and luxury.

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Its release date has been set for the spring of 2017, at least according to those in the know. Pricing details are as the following: BMW 640i Coupe – $77,600, the BMW 640i Convertible – $99,500, BMW 650i Coupe – $89,000, and the BMW 650i Convertible – $96,500. Leasing is also available. Take note that pricing is dependent on the engine fitted beneath the hoods. Those with the powerful 4.4L V8 twin-turbocharged engines are of course more expensive than those that have the 3.0L six-cylinder turbos under their hoods.

2017 BMW 6 Series release date

2017 BMW 6 Series Exterior Spy Shots

The 6 Series has always had an inspiring and futuristic exterior design ever since it debuted into the market. It showcases what German engineering is all about. The dimensions have remained the same as before: length – 192.6 inches, width – 74.6 inches, and height – 53.9 inches. The wheelbase and the ground clearance also remain unchanged at 112.4 inches, and 4.9 inches respectively.

2017 BMW 6 Series spy shots

Some of the features to expect include 18-inch wheels, automatic adaptive LED headlights, automatic high beams, LED foglights, automatic wipers, 19-inch wheels (M Sport package), and an aerodynamic body kit.

2017 BMW 6 Series Interior

As you’d expect, the interior comes with an abundance of high-quality materials and technologies. Plastics are also available but are sturdy, and good looking. Controls are logically placed and driver-centric. For ease of use and responsiveness, the BMW’s iDrive infotainment system arguably remains the best in class.

2017 BMW 640i steering wheel, gear shift knob, dashboard and lcd screen

Seats are well contoured and cushioned, and therefore provide excellent comfort. Some of the standard accessories and features available include keyless entry and ignition, a dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, ambient interior lighting, heated auto-dimming and power-folding mirrors, a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, heated six-power front seats, a universal garage opener, and a sunroof.

Available Trims

2017 BMW 6 Series front angle, headlights and grille

Available in both coupe and convertible body styles, the new 2017 BMW 6 Series offers two options for the trims: 640i, and 650i. Review for the 4 door 6 Series Gran coupe is offered elsewhere on our blog, as is that for the BMW M6 versions.

2017 BMW 6 Series BMW 650i rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

Engine Specs

Under the hood of the 2017 BMW 640i is a 315-horsepower – generating turbocharged 3.0L six-cylinder engine. The more powerful BMW 650i comes with a turbocharged 4.4L V8 engine able to offer a stonking 445 horsepower and 480 lbs. ft. of torque.

2017 BMW 6 Series engine

Specifications

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 4.4 in. (112.4 in.)
Length: 16 ft. 0.6 in. (192.6 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 2.6 in. (74.6 in.)
Passenger volume: 88 ft³
Cargo volume: 11-12 ft³
Curb weight: 4223 lb
Top Speed: 155 mph
0-60: 4.9 sec
MPG: 21/31 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Alpine White, Black Sapphire Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Cashmere Silver Metallic, Citrin Black Metallic, Frozen Brilliant White Metallic, Frozen Bronze Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Jatoba Brown Metallic, Jet Black, Mediterranean Blue Metallic, Melbourne Red Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

Photos gallery

2017 BMW 6 Series black color, exterior

2017 BMW 6 Series exterior, side angle, black color

2017 BMW 650i front view, grille and headlights

2017 BMW 6 Series BMW 650i red color, rear view

2017 BMW 6 Series BMW 640i exterior

2017 BMW 6 Series convertible, side view, alloy wheels

2017 BMW 650i alloy wheels and taillights

2017 BMW 6 Series interior, leather seats, gear shift knob and steering wheel

2017 BMW 6 Series BMW 650i trunk

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