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Being a phenomenal pathfinder, the German automaker, BMW has its own path to success owing to the praise gained by each of its successors. One of this successor is the enthralling BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe. It is a series of luxury cars whose first model E24 was launched in 1976 and is presently running in its 3rd generation since 2011. The series comes with two body styles namely – the Coupe and the Gran Coupe for the Indonesian market.
The enthralling Gran Coupe is available in one variant only known as the 640i petrol variant. This 2979cc power pumping machine is capable of generating a maximum power of 320hp at 5800-6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 450Nm between 1300 to 4500 rpm. Collectively the engine mated to the 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission catapults the Gran Coupe to establish a speed of 100km/h from naught in an enthralling 5.4 seconds. The car employed with this engine displays a combined fuel economy of 13.33 kmpl to 12.82 kmpl for this engine.
Classiness meets sportiness with the courtly design of the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe that is a conduct of impeccable styling. The slippery aerodynamics injected in the side profile of the car along with adding to the aesthetics fetches the car a considerablegain in fuel efficiency and dynamics. The wide front facade, the flowing bonnet design, the soul chromed kidney grille with eye catching 3D slat design, and the adaptive focussed LED headlights together yield a stunning front appearance for the car. The other worth mentioning feature of the car are its exclusive 17 inch light alloy wheel designs. The sleekness fed to the car is a product of its dimensions which reads 5007mm x 1894mm x 1392mm (L x W x H).
The interior designers of the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe have virtuously employed their artistic knowledge to craft luxuriously comfortable and solemnly convenient interiors for the car. The driver of the car is offered his part of pleasure owing to the well-configured features like the high resolution, free-standing Control Display, intuitive iDrive Touch Controller, leather attired multifunctional steering wheel and the awe-inspiring centre console design with gloss black surfaces. As we describe the comfort part of the cabin, it is a product of the large Nappa leather dressed heated seats, the superior quality sound system and the automatic air conditioning system. The interiors are also capaciously spaced with a cargo space of 460 litres that can be expanded to 1265 litres.
The BMW successor always keeps a caring hand of trust on the heads of the honorable occupants with a cozy envelop of safety features. These dependable list of safety features employed in the car comprises of Dynamic Stability Control, parking assistance, braking assistance with Antilock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), front, side and cushion airbags and pretensioner seatbelts. The braking system fitted in the car consists of front and rear disc brakes, which provides optimum handling.
From stunning exteriors, luxurious interiors, to desirable performance graphs the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe surely pleases each of its spectators. However the high maintenance cost of the car can fade its charm a little.