BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe Testing on the Nurburgring

by Tim Jones on September 30, 2011, 2:02 pm
BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe nears production

The BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is getting closer to production. BMW is now in the final testing phases that include fine tuning the performance and handling on the famed "Green Hell" of the Nurburgring.

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3 responses to BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe Testing on the Nurburgring

schraderade commented:
October 2, 2011, 4:01 pm

Overall looks much better than the 5-series F10 IMO. I'm not sure I'm a fan of the elongated engine compartment (unnecessary length) but I really like the cleaner hood lines: the bow-wave on the F10 looks a bit too contrived and ornamental to me.
I hope in e finishing touches and trim they keep leaning into aggressive lines on the model. Otherwise I fear it will be too staid and too close to a boring straight interpolation between the 6 and the 5 series. BMW has the opportunity to make this a really distinctive car. Say what you like about the MB CLS but they did a great job of making that model stand out in design and personality from the CL, CLK, and E series.
Killjoy commented:
October 22, 2011, 2:18 pm

I'm sure BMW is going to do a great job of fitting it with overboosted electronic steering that gives as much feedback as a minivan. Should be a blast to drive.
EmM HoLLa commented:
October 24, 2011, 7:07 pm

I must say this is one stunning looking car.. Wow!