The current-generation BMW 6-Series was all-new for the 2012 model year, so we’ll soon see the vehicle undergo its mid-cycle update. Today, we have new spy shots of a prototype for the updated 6-Series coupe, which we expect to be revealed next year, as a 2016 model.

Being a mid-cycle update, the changes to the car are minimal. However, we should see the changes appear across the 6-Series range: We also have spy shots of updated versions of the 6-Series Gran Coupe and the M6 coupe.

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 likely to adopt BMW’s touchpad interface already found on some of the automaker’s vehicles. It’s also likely we’ll see some new electronic driver aids added to the car.

2016 BMW 6-Series facelift spy shots

2016 BMW 6-Series facelift spy shots

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.

Stay tuned for updates as development progresses.


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