The new images have appeared on the web and it seems that the 2019 BMW 6 Series will get moderately revamps. The venerable BMW 6 series began its journey in the industry as a sporty coupe and with time the luxury car giant expanded the range considerably. The Gran Coupe, which is an elongated variant of sedan also became quite popular with the buyers.
The 2019 6 series variants are already being tested by the company at several places.
2019 BMW 6 Series Design Update and Changes
The 2019 BMW 6 series comes with some notable design changes. For example, you no longer get the coupe body style and instead there is a 5-door liftback. It is named the 6-Series Gran Turismo. It has got sharp looks and there is aggressiveness about its exterior design. So, overall the 2019 BMW 6 series has, even more, variants of liftback, sedan and convertible body styles. The buyers get plenty of variants to pick from, as it is. The color choices and wheel types vary from one variant to another.
In all variants of the 2018 BMW 6 series, the cabin is replete with amenities and high-quality materials abound everywhere. The cabin features multi-zone climate control and select trims get ambient LED lighting in the cabin. In most trims, road or engine noise does not get into the cabin.
Amenities and Technology Features
Buyers of the 2019 BMW 6 series will be offered with many amenities and technology features. The base model will be available with amazing 12.3-in digital instrument cluster and LED headlights. Also, the larger infotainment touchscreen display with many safety techs.
Like Audi, the BMW is also focusing big time on deploying semi-autonomous safety technologies in its upcoming range of cars. The 2019 6 series is not an exception. These technologies are aimed at reducing the risk of collisions with other vehicles and humans on the road. The 6 series gets features like active cruise control with stop and go, lane control assistant, side collision warning, wrong way warning along with a remote control parking assistant.
The BMW is also offering an enhanced version of its infotainment system which now offers robust smartphone integration. It also offers WiFi hotspot and optional inductive charging. As is the case with other BMW cars, you also get plenty of customization options for nearly all trims of the 6 series. From enhanced surround sound system to premium leather seats with ventilation, luxury features are aplenty for those with deeper wallets.
The newest model 2019 BMW 6 series will also get amazing 1,200-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system. This system will get clear sound flowing through 16 fully active loudspeakers and 200 GB hard drive storage for audio files.
This model will offer latest tech safety. Some of them are DSC III Electronic Stability Control, Forward Collision, Airbag Occupancy Sensor, Back-Up Camera. Also, the new one comes with curtain 1st and 2nd Row Airbags, Dual Stage Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Front and Rear Parking Sensors and Driveline Traction Control.
2019 BMW 6 Series Engine Options
The 2019 BMW 6 series gets a revamped range of engines. The 6 series GT, for example, get equipped with the 3.0-liter turbocharged engine and it gets clubbed with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. This AWD engine makes an output of 335 HP. The beefier M550i trim which will be unveiled alter may get equipped with a beefier a 4.4-liter turbocharged V-8 unit, as per industry buzz.
The 640i trim comes with a 3.0-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 315 hp. However, this engine will accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.9 sec. The M6 trim will be powered by a 4.4-liter turbocharged V-8 unit. This one will churn out 560 hp. Top of the line is Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe which has a more powerful 4.4-liter turbocharged V-8 unit. It has an output of 600 HP. The fuel tank capacity is approximate 18,5 gallons.
The industry buzz is that BMW will also launch a gasoline-electric hybrid motor for a few trims.
2019 BMW 6 Series Price and Availability
The pricing of 2019 BMW 6 series will depend on a chosen trim. For example, the pricing of 640i xDrive Gran Turismo starts less than $81,000 while the 640i xDrive Gran Coupe costs $85,395. With customizations, some of the trims may go up to $100,000. All trim pricing is exclusive of a destination charge worth $995. This model comes with the basic warranty of four years or 50,000 miles. For the corrosion, you will get warranty of 12 years and unlimited miles
The newest model will debut at beginning of 2019. Furthermore, this model will be an ideal opponent to Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe, Porsche Panamera and Maserati GranTurismo.
Summing it up
The 2019 BMW 6 series is aimed at car buyers looking at luxurious sedans or convertibles with luxury features and modern safety tech embedded. The powertrain choices are aplenty and every trim can be customized to a great extent. Of course, the resultant cost can be steep. However, it comes across as a worthy alternative to the offerings from Audi and Porsche.