Finally, the BMW 6 Series has broken cover in India. Earlier available in only a coupe version, the convertible variant has been launched to cater to the niche market, similar to other BMWs. Being the best in class technology that BMW currently offers through its models in India, the BMW 6 Series Convertible would prove to be an exemplary example of open-air motoring, not to forget the luxury, comfort, and class that this brand is a trademark of. Elegant silhouette, torquey engine, perfect chassis, and refined interiors are some breathtaking aesthetics that blend to provide an ultra-luxurious open-top driving experience, second to none. The sleek nature, buttress like aft pillars, and distinctive look set this luxurious baby in competition with other models like BMW M3 and 335i, besides Porsche 911, Mercedes-Benz SL, Jaguar XK Series, Mercedes-Benz CL, Chevrolet Corvette, Audi A5, and Audi S5.
Design & Comfort
The BMW 6 Series Convertible is choc-a-bloc of exotic materials and cutting-edge driving aids. The athletic presence and sporty exterior design defines the dynamic driving experience. The harmoniously curved surfaces of the body and the waistline surface lead the vehicle into a character of a classic runabout. The shark-like kidney grilles give a sophisticated appeal to the overall appearance. The front end is purposefully laid low, allowing the rest of the body to follow suit. The fully-automatic open roof enhances the exclusive intimacy of the interiors. As you slide down the rear window, the vehicle is filled with an air of freshness, even when the roof is closed. Whether you like it up or down, the roof adds to the sleek elegance of this convertible baby. Just as the top roof is elegant, so is the focused look of bi-xenon headlights. The LED rings of the daytime running lights and accented trim set the front end distinguished.
The 2+2 seater is a perfect epitome of dynamism, harmony, and craftsmanship. Enter this car and you would never want to come out. As you place your first step in, you are welcomed by fine leather, precious wood, and a love of detail, urging you to fall in love over and over again. The optional lighting allows you to immerse in the warm orange atmosphere that create a distinctive mood. High-quality materials, curved interior trim strips, and chrome-plated applications add to the exclusive charisma. Even with the roof closed, there is no shortage of headroom, giving you luxurious spaciousness. The high-resolution Control Display set in the instrument panel allows you to view all important information under brilliant lighting. It has a full-color 7-inch control display, which can be extended to 10.2 inch screen. With 13 speakers distributed throughout the interiors, the audio system delivers a truly exceptional listening experience.
The BMW 6 Series Convertible is powered by 4.4 liter V8 twin-turbo petrol engine which is capable of belting out 407 BHP. The company claims that the convertible can sprint 100 kmph in just about 5 seconds. Additionally, the vehicle can be driven at the top speed of 250 kmph with a mileage of 8.5 kmpl.
This 8-speed sport automatic transmission fitted to the BMW 6 Series Convertible boasts of a perfect combo of speed, flexibility, sportiness, and efficiency. The vehicle is designed with an extensive range of active safety systems including Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), start-off assistant, automatic brake drying function, and brake fade compensation. The optional Adaptive Headlights deliver more light on the road, giving a better vision at night. To add on, this convertible comprises of the latest-generation airbag technology, constituting of driver and passenger airbags, along with head airbags and sidebags. Within seconds, the seat belt tensioners are activated, the fuel pump is switched off, the central locking is opened, and the hazard warning lights are turned on.
Variants & Price
BMW 6 Series convertible is a luxurious baby boasting of unmatched driving appeal and aesthetics. This high performance luxomobile is available in an array of eight metallic and non-metallic shades, to suit your preference. While Alpine White is of the non-metallic paintwork, the metallic colors include Orion Silver, Titanium Silver, Black Sapphire, Havanna, Space Grey, Deep Sea Blue, and Vermillion Red. The soft top convertible is offered with a hefty price tag of Rs. 95, 00,000 across India (ex-showroom).