2017 BMW 6 Series GT News and Updates: Price, Engines, Specs, Spy Shots Revealed

Nov 23, 2016 06:59 AM EST | Mariechris Felipe

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It's confirmed! The 2017 BMW 6 Series GT will be the sleeker, sexier and more powerful version that will replace BMW’s 5 Series GT next year. The 5 Series is one of the most controversial models of BMW in recent times which never really succeed in the market. With the new 6 Series GT, expect everything to change. Here are information regarding the new 6 Series GT including its price, engines, specs and more.

2017 BMW 6 Series GT Specs

BMW 6 Series GT spy shots we found at Motoring AU shows that the 6 Series GT will be a more handsome vehicle. The mega hatchback will also sit on a new, weight-shaved (-100kg) platform, referred to as OKL within BMW. This platform will eventually extend through the BMW range from the 3 Series right through to the new 7 Series. It will also have different designs and finishes on aluminum alloy wheels 17 "to 20" with tires of different sizes.

On the inside, The 2017 BMW 6 Series GT will be equipped with leather seats and optionally can equip sports or comfort seats. The decoration dashboard and door panels, standard, will be presented with a matte chrome trim with dark appearance. To customize the interior will be three trim levels: Sport Line, Luxury Line and M-sport.

It's optional equipment will offer two air suspension systems, a new one called "Executive Drive" as well as an active steering will now be compatible with xDrive. It will also have, active developer of speed, Head-Up display, sports brakes M, Navigation system Professional, Headlights Adaptive LED Lights (Interestingly not offer Faros Laser), remote parking, Driving Assistant Plus, gesture control and unsurprisingly the Key display.

2017 BMW 6 Series GT Engine

The BMW 6 Series GT will offer both diesel and petrol four-cylinder engines and six, as well as hybrid sets with a power between 190 and 465 hp according to BMW Blog.

About consumption, details are not confirmed yet but thanks to the use of aluminum in the body, chassis, suspension and improved drag coefficient, the access of diesel version will consume less than 4.7 L / 100 km and the more powerful version, with 465 hp V8 engine, will make the 0 to 100 / km / h in less than 4.3 seconds.

Diesel versions will have 620d at 190 hp, 630d at 265 hp and M650d xDrive at 420 hp. Gasoline version will have 630iat 272 hp, 640i at 340 hp and M650i xDrive at 465 hp. Hybrid versions will be offered at 630e IPerformance with 252 hp, 640e IPerformance with 326 hp and 650e IPerformance with 400hp. At the moment there is no plan to have an "M" version.

The 5er GT never quite received the love that BMW had hoped it would, so it makes for the Bavarian brand to try and make the 6er GT more appealing, much more. The 2017 BMW 6 Series GT is said to have its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show around September and will arrive in dealerships before the 2017 year ends. As for the price and other details, we will update you here at our site so check us out regularly.

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