2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Review – The 2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible is without doubt one of the more intriguing cars in BMW Review ever-expanding model range. Not only does it continue to sell strongly after being on sale for the best part of a decade, it also happens to exist in a class of one, sitting in its own little spot in the marketplace.
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Review
The 2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Review, is currently in its third-generation and went through a minor update for the 2015 model year. Just recently our photographers caught the next-gen BMW 6 Series Convertible doing some real world testing, and just weeks later, we finally got our hands on shots of the next-gen 6 Series Convertible. The exterior of the next-gen model will change a little to freshen things up, however the real news is what’s happening below the skin. The new BMW 6 Series Convertible is expected to shed a few pounds in the chassis department, get some new technology on the inside, and get a healthy selection of powerplants.
However, the BMW 6 Series Convertible has one major problem, and that’s its starting price point. While similar offerings from the likes of Mercedes and Audi start out in the $60,000 range, the BMW 6 Series Convertible starts out closer to $90,000. That’s a hard sell in any market, however with the next-gen model expected to debut as a 2018 model, it will at least be fresh inside and out, and will hopefully come out of the gate a little quicker thanks to that lighter chassis. We still have a while to wait before we get to see the new BMW 6 Series Convertible in the metal, yet let’s take a decent look at the first round of spy shots and talk a little more about what’s coming in 2018.
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Exterior
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Review, There’s no denying that the BMW 6 Series Convertible is a hot (and expensive) commodity in the automotive market. And, with that kind of reputation, it’s not likely BMW will change much with the new generation. Sure, there will be some changes – the corner air intakes will take on a new design, exterior lighting will change a bit, and the side view mirrors will probably get a little smaller, however don’t expect anything excessively drastic. 2020 BMW 6 Series Review. In the spy shots we have here, the new convertible is clearly sporting a face fascia, grille, and headlights.
I’m not sure what’s going on in between the two grille openings, yet apparently, BMW believed that would throw us off. All told, the front end of the new BMW 6 Series Convertible is expected to get slightly wider kidney grilles, sleeker and slimmer headlights, and other minor restyling. When it comes to the hood, this test mule hints to a slight change in the direction of the body lines. On the current BMW 6 Series Convertible, the inner body lines curve toward the nose and kind of point at the BMW emblem. On this mule, those inner lines have been straightened out. This could just be a visual gimmick, however, so take that with a grain of salt.
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Interior
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Review, The inside of the new 6 Series Convertible should mirror that of the coupe. Unfortunately, we haven’t gotten a decent look at the inside of either test mule, so we will speculate a bit… for now. Expect to see the cabin take on a fresh redesign that will bring it more into the modern times. And with a $90,000 price tag, you can bet there will be healthy doses of Alcantara, leather, polished aluminum, and fine wood available.
Honestly, it’s quite possible that BMW will go the extra mile and give the new BMW 6 Series Convertible a more futuristic cabin like that of the BMW i8. A two-tier dash with a large (possible 10-inch) display atop sounds pretty nice and the center console will be toned down to include fewer buttons and more touch sensitive controls. 2020 BMW 6 Series Coupe Review. Seats will be power adjustable, have heating and cooling, and should get the massage feature to help you relax after a long day at the office.
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Engine
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Review, As is the case with the current 6 Series Convertible, it will likely come in two different trims here in the U.S. The 640i and 640i xDrive should get a 3.0-liter, twin-turbo, inline-six while the 650i and 650i xDrive should get a 4.4-liter, twin-turbo, V-8. In the current model, the 3.0-liter delivers 315 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque, while the 4.4-liter delivers a cool 445 horsepower and 480 pound-feet.
So, we’re expecting the new-gen model to get a bump up in power all the way around, so the 3.0-liter will likely be massaged to deliver something in the range of 350 horsepower and 340 pound-feet, and the 4.0-liter could see a yield increase to the tune of 475 horsepower and 500 pound-feet. Shifting duties for each engine are handled by an eight-speed “sport” automatic transmission. xDrive models also get all-wheel drive, while non-xDrive models are stuck with rear-wheel drive.
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Release Date and Price
2020 BMW 6 Series Convertible Review, The release date of the 2019 BMW 6-Series continues to be released in October 2018. The starting price collection, depending on the trim, should go from $61,000 to $75,000.