2012 BMW 6 Series M Sport and diesel models revealed


BMW is expanding its recently launched 2012 6 Series Coupé and Convertible models. Both body styles will be available with an M Sport package and a new diesel engine along with xDrive all-wheel-drive system.

Just as expected for European models, BMW is adding the 640d Coupe and Convertible models to the lineup. Both are powered by a 3.0-liter straight-six diesel engine producing 313 horsepower and 464 lb-ft of torque. The two diesel models are equipped as standard with ECO PRO mode, which promotes maximum fuel efficiency by adjusting the accelerator mapping and the shift characteristics of the automatic transmission. BMW claims that the diesel engine can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 5.5 seconds while returning 51.4 mpg on UK standard.

In addition, the 2012 BMW 650i Coupe and Convertible models are offered as an M Sport Package. The 2012 BMW M Sport comes with an M aerodynamics kit with unique front and rear bumpers, LED foglamps, 19-inch M light-alloy wheels in double-spoke design, sports seats with Alcantara/leather upholstery and an M leather steering wheel.

Both of the 2012 BMW 650i Coupe and Convertible models are powered by a 407-hp turbocharged V8 engine along with an optional xDrive all-wheel drive system. The 2012 BMW 650i xDrive Coupe can sprint from 0-62 mph in 4.8 seconds.

Like always, the 2012 BMW 6 Series diesel-powered versions won’t be available in the U.S.