BMW’s new 6 Series Gran Coupe arrives in India

The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, the first four-door coupe in the history of BMW, was launched in Mumbai during an exclusive event. It was unveiled through ‘Visions of Beauty’, an exclusive collection designed by fashion designer Mr Manish Malhotra.

The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is available at all BMW dealerships across India as a CBU (Completely Built-Up) unit and the deliveries will start from November onwards.

Mr Philipp von Sahr, president, BMW Group India, said, "BMW has reinvented the coupe, creating a four-door car with irresistible dynamics and aesthetics that reawaken the joy of driving every day. The all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe has achieved an unusual synergy between pioneering design, uncompromising sportiness and exclusive elegance which is distinguished by its spaciousness and functionality. A BMW has never been seen in this form and it will be the first choice of the discerning customers who believe only in the best."

The car is available in a diesel variant (The BMW 640d Gran Coupe) at an all India ex-showroom price of `86.4 lakh and is available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork and in the following metallic paintworks: Black Sapphire, Deep Sea Blue, Havanna, Mineral White, Orion Silver, Space Grey, Titanium Silver and Vermillion Red.

Sporty performance and great efficiency characterise the new BMW TwinPower Turbo diesel engine in the all-new BMW 640d Gran Coupe. It accelerates to 100 km/hr in 5.4 seconds with the ability to achieve a top speed of
250 km/hr.

The new eight-speed automatic transmission with Cruise Control performs smooth gear shifts. The sports leather steering of the all-new BMW 640d Gran Coupe also features shift paddles for facilitating more convenient manual gear shifts.

Using the Driving Experience Control switch, the driver is able to choose between different driving modes to suit the driving conditions (ECO PRO, Comfort, Sport and Sport+). In addition, Dynamic Damper Control adapts the shock absorber characteristics and adjusts to suit both the road condition and driving style. [NT]