The new images have been 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 spoilt for choice as far as amenities and technology features are concerned. The standard or available features include LED headlights, 12.3-in digital instrument cluster, larger infotainment touch screen display, safety tech etc.
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.
Engine Performance of the 2019 BMW 6 Series
The 2019 BMW 6 series gets 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 gets a 3.0-liter turbocharged engine making 315 hp while M6 trim gets a robust 4.4-liter turbocharged V-8 unit that churns 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 industry buzz is that BMW will also launch a gasoline electric hybrid motor for a few trims.
Price and Availability
The pricing of 2019 BMW 6 series varies as per the chosen trim. For example, the pricing of 640i xDrive Gran Turismo starts at $80,795 while the 640i xDrive Gran Coupe costs $85,395. With customizations, some trims may cost upwards of $100,000. All trim pricing is exclusive of a destination charge worth $995. The release date has not been yet announced by BMW.
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 power train 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.