2011 BMW 6-series Cabrio Convertible review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 18 November 2010 , 18:11:46 byDan

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BMW 6-series Cabrio Convertible

The 2011 BMW 6-series Cabrio Convertible is described as dynamic and engaging car that offers its drivers a unique combination of style, sporting performance and luxury. It features a long sweeping bonnet, broad air intakes and muscular wheel arches. The result is a low, wide, wedged V shape that emphasizes the car's exemplary road holding and power. The roof of the BMW 6 Series Convertible provides a distinctive "fin" architecture, ensuring thermal insulation and structural rigidity. The button on the centre console activates the automatic opening and closing of the roof, while optional Comfort Access allows the roof to be opened or closed by a simple push on the control button on the car key.
The cabin of the new BMW 6 Series Convertible appears to be focused on the driver's comfort with its high-quality materials and a front passenger area by a surface that curves elegantly from the armrest over the side edge of the centre console, outwadrs and upwards into the instrument panel, creating a feeling of security. Newly developed lightweight seats with an integrated seatbelt system and an Easy Entry function to the rear passenger compartment are fitted into the new BMW 6-series Cabrio Convertible.
Two petrol engines, the 650i and 640i, will be available for the vehicle at its launch and they both make use of twin and single turbocharger technology in order to obtain more responsiveness and flexibility. The 650i features a sprint from zero to 62mph in 5.0 seconds, a top speed electronically limited to 155mph, while the 640i develops a maximum 320hp at 5,800rpm and a maximum torque of 450Nm between 1,300 and 4,500rpm.
Its newly developed chassis is available as standard with Drive Dynamic Control and an Adaptive Drive system as an option, featuring electrically controlled dampers and anti-roll stabilisation. The new BMW 6 Series Convertible appears as the only car in the segment available with a Head-up Display, which uses a broader palette of colours and three-dimensional graphics to create an even sharper image. 19-inch light alloy wheels are standard for the 650i Convertible, while the 640i Convertible comprises 18-inch light alloy wheels.
The BMW 6 Series Convertible will hit the British market on 26 March, 2011.