2008 BMW 650i Coupe review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 29 June 2007 , 15:06:12 byAlina

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BMW 650i Coupe

BMW carmaker developed the 650i Coupe, a model that offers a greater thrill and more style than ever before. It features a 4.8-liter engine that allows truly dynamic performance combined with incomparable smoothness and refinement. All the power is being sent to the wheels through a new six-speed Sport Automatic transmission tailored perfectly to the character of the BMW 6 Series, combining comfortable cruising with the option at any time to use the full power and muscle of the engine for all-out acceleration and driving dynamics. The engine develops 360 BHP and 360 lb. ft. of torque. The new BMW 6 Series belongs to the small group of cars fulfilling the greatest demands in every respect and setting new benchmarks everywhere.

Featuring highly attractive modifications to their characteristic design, interiors further refined in many details and boasting new color highlights, as well as innovations in drive technology and driver assistance and safety systems, the new BMW 6 Series Coupe offers a greater thrill and more style than ever before.

Indeed, through their looks and style, combined with cutting-edge technology, the model is authentic representation of the classic Grand Touring automobile featuring modern highlights together with classic qualities.

Brilliant performance is delivered by the eight-cylinder powerplant in the BMW 650i Coupe. Developing 360 bhp from an engine capacity of 4.8 liters, this power unit allows truly dynamic performance combined with incomparable smoothness and refinement.

The new six-speed Sport Automatic transmission is tailored perfectly to the character of the BMW 6 Series, combining comfortable cruising with the option at any time to use the full power and muscle of the engine for all-out acceleration and driving dynamics.

The BMW 6 Series stands for a heritage of no less than 70 years dedicated to the thrill of mobility and success in motorsport. Cars such as the BMW 327/328 Coupe, the BMW 3200 CS, the BMW 3.0 CSi and the first generation of the BMW 6 Series to this day represent the unique combination of elegance and competition-oriented sportiness so characteristic of BMW.

Unparalleled Supremacy: The Eight-cylinder in the BMW 6 Series

Once again, the eight-cylinder power unit in the new BMW 6 Series marks the pinnacle in superior power and performance. The 4.8-liter engine develops maximum output of 360 bhp at an engine speed of 6,300 rpm, with peak torque of 360 lb-ft at 3,400 rpm.

Engine power on the new BMW 650i is transmitted to the rear wheels in standard trim by a six-speed manual gearbox. Optionally available, at no charge, is BMW`s newly developed six-speed Sport Automatic transmission, combining supreme comfort with extremely fast reaction and gearshift times in genuine Grand Touring style. Further advantages are the direct connection of the automatic transmission to the engine and, as a result, dynamic conversion of engine power into driving pleasure and performance.

The driver controls the Sport Automatic by means of an electronic gear selector lever, moving the lever briefly to the left from position D in order to activate the manual gearshift mode. This allows the driver to shift gears manually in sequential mode either via the gear selector lever or by means of paddles on the steering wheel.

The comprehensive range of multi-faceted features helps to give the BMW 6 Series its truly authentic and unique identity. Indeed, the new BMW 6 Series Coupe belong to the small group of cars fulfilling the greatest demands in every respect and setting new benchmarks everywhere.