BMW has officially joined the four-door coupé market with its new 6 Series Gran Coupé. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the new 6 Series Gran Coupe is due to fight a heated battle with formidable opponents such as the Audi A7, Porsche Panamera and the well established Mercedes CLS.
The BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé will be offered with three engines. The BMW 640i Gran Coupé uses a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder petrol engine with 235 kW and 450 Nm of torque. The 640i Gran Coupé can accelerate from 0 – 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds.
The BMW 640d Gran Coupé uses a 3.0-litre turbo diesel engine that produces 230 kW and 630 Nm of torque. Acceleration is on par with the petrol sibling, reaching 100 km/h from a standing start in 5.4 seconds.
Finally, the range-topping 650i employs the same 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 found in the new M6 Coupé, however, it has been detuned to 330 kW and 650 Nm of torque. Acceleration from 0 – 100 km/h is 4.6 seconds, with help from an eight-speed automatic transmission.
There is no word yet, but you just know an M version of the Gran Coupé will have to rear its head at some point, to take on the likes of the Panamera Turbo and CLS63 AMG.