BMW India launched the new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé at the curtain-raiser of the BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2015. The four-door coupe is offered in two variants, Eminence and Design Pure Experience. The former is priced at Rs 1,14,90,000 while the latter can be brought for Rs 1,21,90,000 (ex-showroom, pan India). This model will not be assembled locally but will be sold as a CBU.
The facelift has received cosmetic changes which include a modified kidney grille, wider air intakes, and chrome finished exhaust. Additionally, the headlights and fog lamps are now full LED units, and the styling has been enhanced with the addition of new, sweet-looking alloy wheels.
Interior has been adorned with dual tone Dakota leather upholstery that comes in Black and Ivory White colour combinations; the top-end gets Nappa leather. Leather can also be found covering the sporty looking steering wheel. The dashboard is dominated by the 10.2-inch display with integrated GPS that can be controlled via the iDrive controller. BMW’s heads-up display projects all the basic information directly on to the windshield.
The BMW 640d Gran Coupe comes only in diesel guise and is powered by the TwinPower turbo diesel motor making 308 bhp and 630Nm of torque. Transmission is an eight-speed automatic with paddle shifters. The German major says that the 640d will go from 0-100 kmph in 5.4 seconds is limited to a top speed of 250 kmph.
The new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé is available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork and in the following eight metallic colours: Black Sapphire, Cashmere Silver, Glacier Silver, Space Grey, Jatoba, Melbourne Red, Mediterranean Blue and Mineral White.
Here is what Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India said at the launch, “At the heart of BMW is not only brilliant automotive engineering but also the desire to evoke emotions and spread JOY. Our automobiles are not just the end of a creative process but a beginning. BMW India Bridal Fashion Week is the perfect platform for the launch of the new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé which combines absolute luxury and immaculate design with adrenaline rushing performance.”