The Best Luxury Cars
BMW 6 Series
June 7, 2013: BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is the first four door coupe, with irresistible dynamics and aesthetics that reawaken the joy of driving every day. And that is the reason why the Gran Coupe is a popular product among people. BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, has now been chosen as the Best Luxury Car 2012 with a close to 22% votes in favour. What makes CarDekho awards more significant is the fact that all the nominees and winners were chosen solely by people. Globally, the car is also sold as a two door coupe.
BMW India has a number of splendid vehicles in its fleet including the 6 Series Gran Coupe. It is perhaps one of the most stylish vehicle available in its fleet, which is doing quite well in terms of sales. It has received a few cosmetic tweaks sometime back. Its headlight cluster along with the radiator grille and bumpers have been refreshed to give it a modernistic look. This coupe comes equipped with a 3.0 litre twin power turbo diesel engine, which is mated with an 8 speed automatic transmission gearbox. This vehicle takes only about 5.4 seconds to breach the 100 kmph speed mark, which is quite remarkable. This vehicle is integrated with a slew of sophisticated comfort features, which offers a pleasurable traveling experience. There is extensive use of leather for its interiors, including to the dashboard, central console, roof lining and to the door panels. Its interiors are being offered with an attractive Cinnamon Brown and black color scheme. However, its color scheme can be customized with either Black or Ivory White. In addition to these, it is also available with optional Nappa leather upholstery with Vermilion Red scheme, which gives a sporty appeal to the cabin. However, the main highlight of this coupe is its sophisticated external appearance owing to its extremely sleek body structure. It is fitted with several signature features like Star spoke alloy wheels, adaptive LED headlights and a kidney bean shaped radiator grille. Its exteriors have been bestowed with a lot of chrome inserts and high gloss black package, which further improves its urbane appeal.
As far as its features are concerned, this coupe has been equipped with a BMW Head up display, which projects the navigation instructions and current speed of the vehicle. In addition to this, it also has a Night Vision pedestrian recognition system featuring an infrared camera that reveals the objects up to 300 meters. Furthermore, the car maker has also incorporated an integral active steering system that allows the rear wheels to turn up to a maximum speed of three degrees, which eventually makes the driving simpler. It is also blessed with a touchscreen infotainment system with iDrive controller featuring an integrated hard drive for maps and audio files. The car maker has incorporated an auto start/stop button, which helps to increase the fuel economy by automatically switching off the engine, when the vehicle is at a standstill. Not to forget that this coupe is also integrated with a driving experience control system including four different modes like ECOPRO, Comfort, Comfort+ and Sport. These modes change the functionality of brakes, accelerator and transmission to improve the performance and fuel efficiency. On the other hand, it also has several advanced safety features like active front head restraints, airbags and active protection with Attentiveness assistant. This vehicle is placed against the likes of Jaguar XF, Audi A7 and Mercedes Benz S Class in the Indian automobile markets.