Being a mid-cycle update, the changes to the car are minimal. However, we’ll be seeing them applied across the 6-Series range, which means we should be seeing prototypes for updated versions of the 6-Series Convertible and M6 models very soon.
The camouflage gear on the prototypes suggests we’ll see new bumpers, new fender vents and revised lights. Changes are expected in the cabin as well, with the updated 6-Series range likely to adopt BMW’s touchpad interface already found on some of the automaker’s vehicles.
It’s not clear yet what changes will occur under the hood, but it’s likely the current powertrain lineup will carry over with only minor tweaks. For example, the twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 will likely receive a 450-horsepower rating in the 2016 model instead of the current 445-hp figure.
It’s also likely we’ll see some new electronic driver aids added to the car.
Stay tuned for updates as development progresses.