The new 2012 BMW 6-Series is going on sale this year in both Convertible and Coupe bodystyles, the latter of which has been revealed here today in our latest mega-gallery with included official video footage.

The svelte new two-door is expected to make its official world debut next month at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show but we already get to see all the juicy details right here and now.

Two different versions will be offered, a base 640i with a 320 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque straight-six engine and a range-topping 650i with a 407 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque V-8. The six-cylinder engine returns a claimed fuel economy of 30.6 mpg for the European combined cycle while the V-8 returns 23.1 mpg.

Customers will be able to select from either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic. For full details on the new 2012 BMW 6-Series Coupe, click here. And for all the details on the new 6-Series Convertible, click here.