The company BMW said that the 2017 BMW 6 vehicles of the new generation of the family 6-series, production of which is scheduled for 2017, will directly compete with the Porsche models.
2017 BMW 6 redesign of the exterior
As before, the “six” is offered in three body types: convertible G14, G15 coupe and 4-door 16 Gourdes. The Bavarians still do not rule out that the BMW 6-series next generation will be presented and the version in the station wagon. This modification would compete with the Mercedes-Benz CLS shooting brake.
2017 BMW 6 new platform
Compared to predecessors, the BMW 6 G14 and g15 will be smaller and lighter. Now if 2-door hard top (640i) and similar convertible and weigh 1 800 1 915 kg, with the change of generations of their weight will be reduced to 1 560 and 1 700 kg, respectively. To achieve such substantial weight loss to the Germans thanks to an innovative modular platform KLAR, which will also construct the following “three” and “five”. In the design of the chassis used light-weight supplies such as aluminium, high-strength steel, carbon fiber, magnesium and titanium.
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2017 BMW 6 engine specs
As for engines, the German experts stated six – and eight-cylinder engines. Any revelations should not wait – they are all improved versions of existing engines installed on the current BMW 6 f13 and F12.
Performance of the modernized units need to improve significantly. So, a 3.0-liter V6 engine for the 640i will develop 351 HP instead of the previous 320 and the diesel engine of similar displacement on the 640d will issue 337 horsepower against earlier. Impact 4.4-liter “eight” on the 650i will increase from 450 to 482 HP and top M6 will retain a Biturbo 4.4-litre eight-cylinder engine, but it can already boast 608 “horses” instead of 560.
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2017 BMW 6 release date
Touch the Novelty will be until the beginning of 2017.
Release date: early 2017