To all people who love to enjoy their summer by sun bathing, this is the perfect car for you. BMW first introduction of the 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible was at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. As one of the Germany’s automakers, BMW built the coupe and convertible’s style seemed to win over the admirers and ruffle traditionalists.
Now, let’s start with the exterior. The 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible looks much lower, flatter and more angular than its predecessors. If you notice, the rear side is an inevitable results of its more conventional trunklid and has the BMW 5 Series’ taillamps.
The headlamps are more conservative, without droopy lower edge and eyebrow turn signals of the outgoing BMW E63 or BWM E64. The new light fixtures the bookend a nose with a bit more forward thrust to the leading edge of hood which leans over a wider twin kidney grille.
If you notice the 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible, it almost feels like an evolution of the 1989-1999 BMW 8 Series. Anyway, the body panels are made from various materials such as steel and aluminum for the doors and the hood, and plastic composite for the roof, trunklid, and side panels.
This 6 Series Convertible has 192.6-inches long and 4,500 pound of weight. The dimension is over the Mercedes-Benz E Class Cabriolet and Jaguar XK and even outstretches Bentley Continental GTC.
Under the hood, the 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine which has two more ratios in its automatic gearbox. BMW really knows how to indulge their customers by providing the 6 Series Convertible with a six-speed manual transmission.
Wan to buy one of this BMW’s beauties? With all the improvements, it is not surprising that the sticker price on the 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible has rising up to $91,375. For the fans of BMW or those who love to drive at summer in style while sun bathing, this car promises to deliver the big GT experience in a more refined package with broader aesthetic appeal.