The new BMW 6 Series has been launched in India today. Locally produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai, the car is available in one petrol (newly introduced BMW 630i M Sport) and two diesel variants (BMW 630d M Sport and BMW 620d Luxury Line). Bookings can be made at all BMW dealerships from today onwards.
BMW 630i M Sport – INR 67,90,000
BMW 620d Luxury Line – INR 68,90,000
BMW 630d M Sport – INR 77,90,000
The 2-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW 630i generates maximum output of 258 hp and peak torque of 400 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in just 6.5 seconds. The 2-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine of the BMW 620d develops maximum output of 190 hp and peak toque of 400 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in 7.9 seconds. The 3-litre 6-cylinder in-line diesel engine of BMW 630d produces maximum output of 265hp and peak torque of 620 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in 6.1 seconds, making it the quickest car in its segment.
The eight speed steptronic sport automatic transmission performs smooth, almost imperceptible gearshifts. For even greater driving pleasure, it comes with steering wheel paddle shifters and cruise control with braking function.
BMW kidney grille and headlights get new contours bordering it on either side. The Standard equipment includes new full-LED Adaptive headlights. Newly added BMW Laserlight, unique in this vehicle segment, distributes light perfectly up to 650 meters.The slope-like roofline overflows with coupe elegance. More modern and cleaned up – that is the first impression of the rear with broad, muscular lines, attractive LED rear-light design and two freeform tailpipes.
BMW 630i and BMW 620d offer Natural Leather Dakota trim with fine wood trims and BMW 630d offers a refined premium option with exclusive ‘Nappa’ leather upholstery with diamond stitching. Comfort Seatsoffer fully electric seat adjustment with memory function on the driver as well as passenger side. A rear seat bench with electrically adjustable backrest angle and comfort headrest cushions adds extra comfort for long journeys. The two-part panoramic glass sunroof adds bright natural sunlight and enhances the sense of spaciousness in the cabin. Ambient Lighting with six dimmable designs creates an atmosphere for every mood. The car has four-zone automatic climate control with extended features. Adding to the luxurious feel are features such as electroplated controls, electrically adjustable roller sunblinds and soft-close function for doors. Luggage compartment has a capacity of up to 600 litres, extending to 1,800 litres thanks to the 40/20/40 split.
BMW 6 series gets standard Adaptive 2-axle Air Suspension, electronically controlled dampers. The damper response settings vary according to the mode selected with the Driving Experience Control switch, that allows driver to choose between different modes to suit the driving conditions – Comfort, Comfort+, Sport, Sport+ and Adaptive.
Best-in-class entertainment features complement the comfortable long journeys. The latest version of the Rear-seat entertainment Professional comprises two 10.25” touchscreen monitors with full-HD technology, a Blu-ray player, screen mirroring function and two USB ports. Harman Kardon Surround Sound System conjures an engrossing treat for the ears. High-end 16 speaker system with woofers generates an impressive audio experience in all seats that is unique worldwide in the automotive sector.
BMW 6 Series also gets BMW Live Cockpit Professional with BMW Operating System 7.0 includes 3D Navigation, a 12.3-inch fully-digital digital instrument display behind the steering wheel and now bigger 12.3 inch Control Display.
The occupants can operate a number of functions simply by speaking to their BMW Virtual Assistant. Hands do the talking with BMW Gesture Control (in BMW 630d) that recognizes six pre-defined hand movements for control of a number of functions. The smartphone holder integrated into the centre console allows inductive, Wireless Charging for mobile phones. Wireless Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto ensures seamless smartphone connection with the car to access several functions.
Parking Assistant with Rear View Camera makes parking in tight spots easier. Reversing Assistant provides unmatched support in reversing out of a parking spot or through narrow driveways. It keeps a record of the last 50 metres driven and assists by taking over the steering. With the Remote Control Parking function, a driver can manoeuvre the vehicle into a narrow parking space from outside using the BMW Display Key.
Other features on the BMW 6 series include Auto Start-Stop, Brake-Energy Regeneration, Electronic Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution and ECO PRO mode in Driving Experience Control. BMW Safety technologies include six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensors, ISOFIX child seat mounting and emergency spare wheel.