BMW 6-Series News

  • 2021 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo facelift spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    The BMW 6-Series GT will soon be discontinued in the United States but will live on overseas in updated form.

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    BMW 6-Series bows out after 2019

    BMW's 6-Series models have been replaced by equivalent 8-Series models, apart from the unloved 6-Series Gran Turismo.

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    2018 BMW 6-Series preview

    The BMW 6-Series started out life as a sporty coupe, though with the current generation BMW expanded the range to include a sedan (Gran Coupe). For the 2018 model year, BMW’s dilution of the storied nameplate has reached a new extreme. For 2018, BMW has completely done away with the...

  • 2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo
    2018 BMW 6-Series GT revealed, priced from $70,695

    The BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo has finally run its course, but before you pop the champagne cork note that a successor is coming. That successor is the 6-Series Gran Turismo which was revealed by BMW on Tuesday. The luxury hatchback is due in showrooms in the fall, as a 2018 model, and has been...

  • BMW M6 GT3 Art Car #18
    Latest BMW Art Car sparkles with augmented reality

    BMW's history of dedicated Art Cars—a practice started in 1975—has reached a new level of creativity with the latest iteration. Cao Fei, the creator of the #18 BMW M6 GT3 Art Car, imagined what you see here: a BMW Art Car with augmented reality. The M6 GT3 Art Car itself is a...

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    BMW drops 6-Series coupe

    BMW has quietly dropped the coupe body style from its 6-Series range for 2018. It means there are now just the 6-Series Convertible and 6-Series Gran Coupe options. The M6 coupe has also disappeared along with the regular model. A BMW spokesperson confirmed to Road & Track that the 6-Series...

  • John Baldessari BMW M6 GT3 Art Car

    It was in 1975 that French racer and art lover Hervé Poulain in collaboration with BMW’s motorsport boss at the time, Jochen Neerpasch, asked artist Alexander Calder to design the livery for a race car. The result was a colorful BMW 3.0 CSL, which in 1975 raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and became an instant favorite with the spectators. From there the tradition of the BMW Art Car was born. Since then, 16 additional BMW Art Cars have been unveiled, with the most recent being the Jeff Koons BMW M3 GT2 unveiled in 2010. Now BMW is ready to add two more to that list, both based on...

  • 2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Report: BMW 6-Series GT to feature M650i M Performance model

    BMW’s 5-Series Gran Turismo is set to be replaced in 2017 by a sleeker, sexier model widely expected to be badged a 6-Series. Backing this up is the sighting of a prototype with a window on its sticker describing it as a 630d xDrive. Motor.es reports that more potent versions are planned...

  • 2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 BMW 6-Series GT spy shots: 5-Series GT gets a new name

    The BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo is soon to be phased out, but before you pop the champagne cork over the demise of the ungainly luxo-hatch note that it isn’t completely going away. It’s just being positioned higher, slotting into the 6-Series range for its successor. A prototype for the...

  • BMW M6 on ice
    A behind-the-scenes look at the Pennzoil BMW 'Joyride' video

    Well, at least they call it a behind-the-scenes look. This is more of a quick peek at why Pennzoil came out to the Northern Canadian Rockies to sling a BMW M6 coupe around on the ice and snow. I'm not complaining because you get a few more beauty shots of a fun car doing awesome things, but you...

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    Go ice sliding in the BMW M6 with Pennzoil

    You’re in for a treat today as Pennzoil is back with another of its action-packed, high-octane driving videos, this time starring the BMW M6. It’s set in the Canadian Rockies and sees an explorer discover a base with a yellow M6 tucked away. Next up are some breathtaking scenes of the...

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    Report: BMW to revive 8-Series, reposition 6-Series as 911 rival

    BMW in March confirmed plans to launch a model positioned above its 7-Series, a model that’s likely be a large, luxurious coupe reviving the 8-Series nameplate. And the automaker recently made moves to protect trademarks that only increase the likelihood of a new 8-Series being in the works...

  • BMW M6 GT3, the base model for the 18th and 19th BMW Art Car

    Off and on since 1975, BMW has seen one of its race cars turned into an art car. It all started when French racing driver Hervé Poulain turned to his artist friend Alexander Calder for a new design on a car. The resulting BMW 3.0 CSL became an instant hit when it zipped around the Circuit De La Sarthe for the 24 Hours of Le Mans that year. Now there's going to be another art car, two in fact, and the designs will be handled by John Baldessari and Cao Fei. Baldessari is the older artist to undertake an art car, while Fei is the youngest, with the pair having birth years of 1931 and 1978...

  • 2016 BMW M6 GT3 race car
    2016 BMW M6 GT3 races into Frankfurt

    Come the 2016 motorsport season, BMW customer teams competing in GT racing will be able to field a new M6-based race car. The car is being shown for the first time at this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show and confirmed to start at 379,000 euros (approximately $423,570) in Europe. Pricing for the...

  • 2016 BMW M6 Competition Edition
    600-Horsepower BMW M6 Competition Package Debuts At 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

    BMW’s M6 range is now available with a more powerful Competition Package, full details for which have been announced today at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The new pack will offer 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, up from the 575 hp and 501 lb-ft the M6’s previous Competition...

  • 2016 BMW M6 GT3 race car prototype - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 BMW M6 GT3 Spy Shots And Video

    BMW’s Z4 GT3 race car remains as competitive as ever, having managed to win overall during the recent Spa 24 Hours and come second overall during May’s Nürburgring 24 Hours. However, it’s on its way out, set to be replaced next season by an all-new race car based on the M6...

  • 2016 BMW M6 Competition Package
    More Powerful Competition Package For BMW M6 On The Way

    Starting this summer, BMW’s M6 range will be available with a more powerful Competition Package. The new pack will offer 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, up from the 575 hp and 501 lb-ft the M6’s existing Competition Package offers. BMW also points out that peak torque is...

  • 2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe
    2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe Preview

    The Alpina line of factory-approved improved BMW vehicles has an new member today: the 2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrvie Gran Coupe. Built around BMW’s much-lauded 6-Series Gran Coupe, the Alpina B6 adds custom appearance, luxury, and performance enhancements. DON'T MISS: McLaren 675LT Shown In New...

  • 2016 BMW M6 GT3 race car

    BMW is set to phase out its Z4-based race car from GT competition at the end of this year and replace it in 2016 with a new car based on the M6 platform. The new race car is being developed to GT3 specifications, with versions likely developed for the similar-spec GTE and GTD categories of the respective World Endurance Championship and United SportsCar Championship. MUST SEE: Hoon Ferrari 458 Driver Causes Nissan GT-R Crash: Video After first announcing the M6 GT3 race car last October, BMW has started testing of a prototype, with the initial shakedown taking place at the automaker’s...

  • 2016 BMW M6
    2016 BMW M6 Is A Thrill For The Senses: Video

    For anyone that’s thinking BMW has lost its way with cars like the oddly-shaped Gran Turismos and the blasphemous front-driving 2-Series Active Tourer, this promo video for the 2016 M6 range should restore your faith in the blue and white roundel. The cars have just been updated for the 2016...

  • 2016 BMW M6
    2016 BMW 6-Series Debuts At Detroit Auto Show: Live Photos & Video

    The elegant BMW 6-Series has received a mid-cycle update for the 2016 model year, but the changes are barely noticeable unless you're a die-hard fan of the brand. The changes affect the entire 6-Series range, which continues to include a coupe, convertible and four-door coupe, plus their respective...

  • 2016 BMW M6
    2016 BMW M6 Gets Revised Styling, More Standard Equipment: Video

    Earlier today we saw the covers come off the updated 2016 BMW 6-Series, and now we have the full details on the car’s high-performance M6 variant. The 2016 BMW M6 is still available in coupe, convertible and four-door coupe bodystyles, but has benefited from some revised styling inside and...

  • 2016 BMW 6-Series facelift spy shots
    2016 BMW 6-Series Spy Shots (With Interior)

    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...

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    BMW Prepping M6 For GT Racing Duty

    For a number of years now, BMW has been employing the services of its Z4 in GT racing. The Z4 GT3 in particular has performed quite well, helping to retain a link to the automaker's claims that it builds the ultimate driving machines. Now though, it seems that the Z4 will have to step aside. That's...

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