2019 BMW 6-Series
The BMW 6-Series is expected to see no major changes for the 2019 model year. Ever since the 2-door Coupe was discontinued last year, the lineup consists of a 2-door Convertible, a 4-Door Gran Coupe and a 4-Door Gran Turismo with wagon-like styling.
2019 BMW 6-Series Design
The renderings follow recent reports around a sleeker and sportier design of the popular high-end tourer. The new 6er is stated to have a more dynamic roofline than the current model and shallower glasshouse. A few of the sleek design cues seen on the 4 Series Coupe are an inspiration for the bigger two-door model with a stretched roofline which puts the C-pillar simply behind the rear wheels and permits a short rear overhang. Some suggest it will have the visual dynamics of an Aston Martin.
Front kidney grilles revealed here are upturned as a reverse from standard BMWs. The headlights take an ultra slim shape with laser lights included while the taillights are sleeker and bigger.
Side air breathers and big air consumptions are an extension of BMW’s present style, together with plenty of chrome elements for a more glamorous appearance. The new 6 Series will go on a diet for an overall weight conserving of around 200 kgs. The rear axle originates from the new 7 Series, however xDrive all-wheel drive will continue to be provided. The 6 Series family remains in the traditional mix of fabric roof convertible, coupe and a four-seater Gran Coupe.
2019 BMW 6-Series Engine
Under the hood, specifications for the 6-Series are expected to carry on with no significant changes. For reference, the existing 640i comes equipped with a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine rated at 315 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. The 650i includes a 4.4-liter V8 that produces 445 hp with 480 lb-ft.
Although engine statistics for the Convertible and Gran Coupe are similar, the Gran Turismo is only readily available in all-wheel drive and comes with a 3.0-liter engine that makes 335 hp and 332 lb-ft. Stay tuned for a total introduction soon after launch.
2019 BMW 6-Series Pricing & Release Date
The 2019 BMW 6-Series is due to begin production in March. We presently prepare for an arrival date at dealers at some point early this summertime. Complete rates for the 6-Series lineup has actually not yet been released at the time of this writing. However, we do have prices for the Gran Coupes.
The 2019 640i Gran Coupe will start at $82,495 consisting of a destination charge of $995. This represents a modest $100 increase over the previous year. Next up, the 650i Gran Coupe has been priced from $94,095. Choosing all-wheel drive adds $3,000 to either vehicle’s MSRP.
For those searching for something new, it’s worth keeping in mind that BMW prepares to restore the 8-Series to compete with vehicles like the Lexus LC 500. A performance-oriented M8 could be coming as well.