BMW 6 Series 640d diesel Gran Coupe finally arrived in India on 8th November 2012. The luxury car was first seen at 2012 Geneva Motor Show and since then it was eagerly awaited. Philipp von Sahr, President of BMW Group addressed audiences both in Hindi and Marathi, which was quite a surprise as he introduced this impressive and luxurious vehicle to Indian markets. Prices of this four door coupe start at Rs.86.40 lakhs and sits on a wheelbase measuring 2969 mm. The coupe is 1392 mm in height and 1884 mm in width while it measures 5007 mm in length.
Where its engine is concerned, the BMW 640d Gran Coupe possesses a 3.0 liter 6 cylinder inline engine, twin turbo generating 313 bhp power and 630 Nm peak torque. The engine is mated to an 8 speed automatic transmission, possesses a top speed of 250 kmph and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 5.4 seconds. Order books are open and deliveries are expected to commence later this month. BMW 640d Gran Coupe is being offered in colors of Black Sapphire, Deep Sea Blue, Havanna, Mineral White, Orion Silver, Space Grey, Titanium Silver and Vermillion Red.
Interiors are naturally fitted with all the luxuries that one would expect to see in a BMW of this caliber and includes Bi-xenon headlights, active cruise control, night vision camera, stop/go system, heads up display, parking assistance and all that is necessary to project the vehicle for its luxurious interiors and sporty character. BMW is offering this model in a choice of three options – M Sport, BMW Individual and a Luxury Package. For more information scroll down to the news release below.
A Phenomenon for all Senses: The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe arrives in India.
The first four-door coupe from BMW unites perfect aesthetics with luxurious comfort and a supreme sporty character.
Manish Malhotra creates a special moment of rare beauty with an exclusive collection to welcome the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe.
Mumbai. The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, the first four-door coupe in the history of BMW, was launched in Mumbai during an exclusive event. The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe was unveiled through ‘Visions of Beauty’, an exclusive collection designed by Manish Malhotra, the leading Indian fashion designer.
The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is available at all BMW dealerships across India as a CBU (Completely Built-Up) unit and the deliveries will start from November 2012 onwards.
Mr. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India said, “BMW has reinvented the coupe, creating a four-door car with irresistible dynamics and aesthetics that reawaken the joy of driving every day. The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe has achieved an unusual synergy between pioneering design, uncompromising sportiness and exclusive elegance which is distinguished by its spaciousness and functionality. A BMW has never been seen in this form and it will be the first choice of the discerning customers who believe only in the best.”
The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is available in a diesel variant (The BMW 640d Gran Coupe) at an all India ex-showroom price of INR 86,40,000.
Price prevailing at the time of delivery will be applicable. Delivery will be made ‘ex-showroom’. Ex-showroom price excludes Road tax, RTO statutory taxes / fees, insurance and Octroi (if applicable). Prices / options subject to change without prior notice.
The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork and in the following metallic paintworks: Black Sapphire, Deep Sea Blue, Havanna, Mineral White, Orion Silver, Space Grey, Titanium Silver and Vermillion Red. The standard Dakota leather upholstery is available in Black, Ivory White and Cinnamon Brown colour combinations. Interior trims offered are Fine-wood trim American Oak, Fine-wood trim Poplar Grain Grey and Fine Brushed Aluminium. The optional M Sport Package is available in special Carbon Black and Imola Red colors with Alcantara leather combination Nappa Anthracite/Black and Interior trim finishers Aluminium Hexagon.
The design of the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe was inspired by the idea of an object cutting straight through liquid medium and imagining the lines and forms that would be created in the process. The sporty temperament of the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is revealed in its elongated profile, the long wheelbase and the extended bonnet. The overall picture creates the imposing impression of a car in resolute forward motion. The BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe looks as if it’s moving, even before it has turned a wheel. The third brake light incorporated into the full width of the rear glass underlines the individuality as well as the power of the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe.
The interior of the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe leaves no sense unstimulated and creates a private space that invites indulgence. Luxurious sophistication and emotional sportiness are blended effortlessly by the use of premium materials and first-class workmanship. The versatility and large dimensions offer the rear passengers optimum space and comfort. The electric glass-roof adds to the feeling of spaciousness. The rear seats can be folded down in 60:40 configuration to increase the luggage capacity.
Sporty performance and great efficiency characterise the new BMW TwinPower Turbo diesel engine in the all-new BMW 640d Gran Coupe. The all-new BMW 640d Gran Coupe accelerates to 100 km/hr in 5.4 seconds with the ability to achieve a top speed of 250 km/hr.
The new eight-speed sport automatic transmission with Cruise Control performs smooth, almost imperceptible gear shifts. At any time, in any gear, the transmission collaborates perfectly with the engine, enabling it to develop its full power and efficiency. The Sports Leather Steering of the all-new BMW 640d Gran Coupe also features Shift Paddles for facilitating more convenient manual gear shifts.
Using the Driving Experience Control switch, the driver is able to choose between different driving modes to suit the driving conditions (ECO PRO, Comfort, Sport and Sport+). In addition, Dynamic Damper Control adapts the shock absorber characteristics and adjusts to suit both the road condition and driving style.
True exclusivity of the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is expressed through a choice of three optional packages available for customers with individual preferences. BMW Individual is defined by exquisite upholstery and perfect detailing which is revealed in the first glance itself. Every BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe can be made unmistakably unique through a large selection of distinct colors, rich leathers, fine-wood interior trims and high-grade materials.
The M Sport Package accentuates the unmistakably sporty genes of the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe with distinctive design and functional elements like M Aerodynamics package, special bodywork colours, dark chrome tailpipes, black brake callipers and M door sill finishers.
The Luxury Package is designed especially for customers with a focus on comfort. The package includes special Comfort Seats with Active Seat Ventilation and Seat Heating.
BMW EfficientDynamics doubles the Sheer Driving Pleasure of the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe with features such as Auto Start-Stop, ECO PRO Mode, Brake-Energy Regeneration, Intelligent Lightweight Construction, Electronic Power Steering and 50:50 Weight Distribution. These innovative technologies enable efficient driving and reduced fuel consumption while delivering the unbeatable driving experience typical of a BMW.