BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe will enter production image

The German car manufacturer BMW has announced its plans to develop the 6-Series Gran Coupe.

Originally presented as the Gran Coupe Concept just a year ago, the new 6-Series based model will enter production this year.

According to Motor Trend, the 6-Series Gran Coupe will share the same wheelbase as the 5-Series but the car will be 3.5 inches shorter and wider and lower than the 5-Series and also than the 6-Series coupe / cabrio models.

The new four-door coupe from BMW will rival the CLS by Mercedes-Benz, being also close to the CLS’s size. The 6-Series Gran Coupe will also feature frameless door windows, but even so the car will have a B-pillar.

The BMW Group could have an “M” version in mind for the new 6-Series Gran Coupe, considering the weight reduction by aluminum doors and bonnet, and plastics for the front fenders and boot lid.

The new model from BMW will be also available with all the engines powering the 6-Series, as well as the XDrive technology.

Prices of the new 6-Series Gran Coupe could stand in the six-figure zone and the car will most likely see the surface during an international motor show sometimes next year.