BMW’s new Sun God, the 6-Series Convertible, is the perfect vehicle with which to worship the rays, sand, water and sky.
The Dingolfing, Germany-built vehicle seemed to win admirers and ruffle traditionalists’ feathers in equal measure, but regardless of how you feel about its aesthetics, the 6’s long model run has been a success according to the sales reports, resulting in nearly 118,000 units sold.
For 2012, we have the official specifications of the 640i, 640d and the 650xi.
The 640d has 1860kg, and is powered by a TwinPower Turbo 3.0 liter v6 engine with two turbochargers (Variable Twin Turbo) and Common Rail direct injection with solenoid valve injectors. It develops a total of 230hp and 630nm of torque.
BMW 640d performance:
|Output per litre||kW/l||76.8|
|Acceleration 0-100 km/h||s||5.6|
|In 4th gear 80-120 km/h||s||-|
BMW 640d Fuel consumption EU:
|With standard wheels and tyres 8J x 17 wheels, 225/55 R17 tyres (SA 2K1)|
|With 8J x 18 wheels and 245/45 R18 tyres and with winter tyres (SA 2SR, 9WR, 931)|
|With 8J x 18 wheels at the front, 9J x 18 at the rear and 245/45 R18 tyres at the front, 275/45 R18 at the rear (SA 2DN), With 8.5J x 19 wheels at the front, 9J x 19 at the rear and 245/40 R19 tyres at the front, 275/35 R19 at the rear (SA 2FB, 2DP), With 8.5J x 20 wheels at the front, 9J x 20 at the rear and 245/35 R20 tyres at the front, 275/30 R20 at the rear (SA 2H9)|
Moving to petrol versions, the 640i is powered by same displacement – 3.0 liter V6 engine with TwinPower Turbo. It has a total output of 235hp while the 650i puts to the ground.