German automobile giant BMW has presented the all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo as a swap for the 5 GT. The new 6 Series GT additionally reinforces BMW’s rooting in the performance auto segment in the Indian market. The 6 Series GT has assisted the Bavarian auto manufacturer realign its classification and clear the pathway for fresher models and bring about a rise in its growing product portfolio.
On The Outside:
On the front, it does not seem exactly as dramatic, with a somewhat standard looking BMW design that is quite comparative with the 5-series from the brand. The second thing to take note of is that the 6 GT has been out in just the base Sport Line trim, and that implies it doesn’t comprise of the aggressive body unit of the M Sport, sans the chrome embellishments of the Luxury Line trim, and it is said to look ordinary due to this. The wheels, as well, are said to appear somewhat plain, and dimensions somewhat small for a big vehicle like this – despite the fact that they’re 18-inchers; yet the uplifting news here is that you can pick diverse sizes and styles from the alternatives index.
The inclining roofline of this new automotive technology from BMW, meets the high decked boot. The bulbous rear portion is a trademark of BMW’s Gran Turismo. Be that as it may, the updated one appears to be better proportioned over the outgoing car. Aside from the greater measurements, the new 6 GT has a bigger grille at the front end hosting the standard LED headlamps of the new 5 Series. It additionally has got frameless windows, revamped bumpers, accompanied by wraparound taillights with 3-D styling components.
Beneath The Bonnet (Engine):
BMW 6 GT can be bought in 2.0-liter petrol and diesel engine variants. The petrol turbocharged, four-cylinder engine facilitates 254bhp of power. The 2.0-liter diesel version then again produces 186bhp of power. The brand will soon present a 261bhp variety, 3.0-liter, 6 cylinder diesel variant in the near future. The powerful motor is equipped with 8-speed auto transmission that drives the rear side wheels. The air-suspension forms the standard feature with programmed self-leveling simply like the 5 Series and 7 Series. With reduced weight to haul around, possible due to the new platform, this new 6 GT guarantees to be a driver friendly car than its antecedent. The increased cabin space ensures it to be a handy option for the 5 Series estate and sedan.
The Inside Feel:
Going inside, the 6 promptly gives you a feeling of room on account of its big traveler compartment. It offers genuine leather seats along with a faux-leather finish dashboard top, dark wood-finished aluminum plus contrast stitching; yet one simply wishes BMW put in somewhat more to give it its own character. The gear list reflects the 530i Sport
Line, too, and that implies it’s good however not that lavish. You are also offered the latest technology iDrive accompanied by a touchscreen and gesture control, and it’s the debutant BMW to have Apple CarPlay in India – that as well, without the need of a cable. You likewise get LED headlamps that are adaptive in nature, an instrument cluster that is digital, a panoramic sunroof, auto climate control that is four-zone and air suspension that is adaptive in nature, which is more of
a 7-series rather than 5.
The boot space is at present 610 liters which can be increased to an astounding 1,800 liters with the 40:20:40 split back seats down. The seats can be collapsed flat electrically by means of a button present in the boot. The vehicle gets LED mood lighting and a Surround Sound System from Bowers & Wilkins Diamond with a 10-channel amplifier and 16 speakers that are partially illuminated.
It likewise has some extra features over the 5-series, particular to the rear seat – such as electric back window blinds, screens at the rear and a leaning back backrest.
Said to be in the vicinity of 21 kmpl in ideal conditions.
The BMW 6 Series GT is avaialble in 3 shades i.e. Mediterranean Blue, Alpine White and Glacier Silver.
Priced at Rs 58.90 lakh (Ex-showroom), it’s around Rs 7 lakh more as compared to the equivalent 5-series.
– Roomier interiors
– Equipped with rear entertainment seats
– Comes with latest iDrive
– The front is said to be ordinary look-wise
– 360-degree cameras not present
That was BMW 6 Series GT for you….
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