2018 BMW 6-Series Review

Two months ago paparazzi have caught new 2018 BMW 6-Series during testing. The whole body was wrapped in camouflage. What is the manufacturer hiding from the observer’s eyes? Namely, the fourth generation brings smaller chassis in order to compete with Porsche 911. Also, you can expect weight loss and improvement in power performances. As a future model, the manufacturer prepares GT nameplate with some special surprises. To return to the subject, designers have created a handsome car with grand tourer characteristics.  That means different body proportions which will be wider and lower. When we talk about the interior, new 6-Series offers refreshed dashboard, the new layout of buttons and functions etc. Finally, engineers have taken engine solution from new 5-Series. All in all, we can conclude that new 6-Series are very well balanced. It is an authentic car in the premium mid-size segment.

2018 BMW 6-Series-front view

2018 BMW 6-Series Design

You will recognize BMW design language with original kidney grille. There is a possibility the bars play an active role during air intake directly toward the engine. The 2018 BMW 6-Series is more aerodynamic than the previous version. Further, the changes are also related to redesigned headlights and taillights. Sports position of the body will delight all fans of BMW lineup. By the way, the carmaker prepares three different body styles such as four-door Gran Coupe, two-door coupe and convertible.

2018 BMW 6-Series Cabin

The cabin is very modern and goes a few years ahead of the present. Design language emphasizes the futuristic look of dashboard like in BMW i8. Most interesting for the driver will surely be a 10-inch touch-screen with a central position on the top. Furthermore, air vents are positioned somewhat lower while the central console includes shift knob and rotating infotainment control knob. When you are seating you can feel comfortable thanks to Alcantara leather upholstery. Rest of interior is a mix of aluminum, wood, and other quality materials. Settings of seats have electrical management with heating and ventilation options. To sum it up, a list of technologies of 2018 BMW 6-Series becomes stronger with Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi hot spot, Harmon Kardon system etc.

2018 BMW 6-Series-interior

2018 BMW 6-Series Safety

Safety exceeds to a higher level due semi-autonomous system, autonomous braking, self-parking and more. You gained the impression that car handles itself. If you select M-badge on 2018 BMW 6-Series then will you get a car with race feature. The main inspiration for it is high speed.

2018 BMW 6-Series Engine

The first engine under the hood is turbo 3.0-liter inline unit with six cylinders. It gets only 350 horsepower. For people who are diesel consumers, there is such an option. Namely, the 4.4-liter V8 engine also stands on available with 475 horsepower. M-badge can boost outputs to a whopping 600 horsepower. Some sources indicate on plug-in hybrid as powertrain but there are still no details. The standard layout is rear-wheel drive while more popular is the xDrive (AWD) system.

2018 BMW 6-Series-rear view

2018 BMW 6-Series Price

You can expect new 2018 BMW 6-Series on America market this summer. Price will move from $78,000 to $100,000. Key competitors are Porsche Panamera and Audi S7.

 

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