IPL Cricketer Prithvi Shaw has bought a new BMW 6 Series. The new luxury GT vehicle is finished in white colour. It costs Rs. 68.50 lakhs ex-showroom as Prithvi opted for the 630i M Sport variant. It is the facelifted version of the 6 Series GT that was launched in India back in April.
The 6 Series GT is offered in three variants. There are 620i M Sport, 620d Luxury Line and 630d M Sport. The 6 Series is a larger version of the 5 Series. It has a notchback design with a hatchback-style tailgate whereas the 5 Series gets a traditional boot. It also comes with an active rear spoiler and frameless windows. So, it does look more attractive than the 5-Series. The 6-Series is longer in length and also has a longer wheelbase. So, it does offer more cabin space than the 5 Series.
The facelifted 6 Series comes with slimmer LED Headlamps with BMW’s laser technology. There are also new LED Daytime Running Lamps and LED tail lamps. BMW also added a new touchscreen infotainment system that is larger, more responsive and comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. BMW also added some new features to the 6 Series.
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There are changes to the design also in terms of sharper and more aggressive bumpers, larger kidney grille and BMW added some new paint schemes. Most of the interior stays the same, BMW focused on adding more technology and features to the 6 Series with the facelift. It still comes with leather upholstery with a top-notch build quality. So, everything you touch feels premium.
It now comes with a Reversing Assistant that can do the steering duties for the last 50 metres when the vehicle is in reverse. This can come in very handy in manoeuvring in a tight parking lot and you have to reverse. The infotainment system now measures 12.3-inches, it replaces the older 10.25-inch unit. Now, the rear occupants get the 10.25-inch entertainment systems. The driver also gets a digital driver’s display, which is still not as configurable as Mercedes-Benz or Audi’s system.
Other features include cruise control, automatic parking, four-zone climate control, electrical adjustments for seats and headrests, 360-degree parking camera, soft closing doors and a panoramic sunroof. It is also equipped with air suspension to make the ride even more comfortable. You also get ambient lighting with multiple colours to choose from, a premium sound system, virtual assistant, display key, wireless charging, gesture control and a lot more.
The 6 Series GT is offered in three engine options. There is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine and a 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel engine. All the engines come mated to an 8-speed ZF sourced torque converter automatic gearbox. The petrol engine puts out 258 PS and 400 Nm. The 2.0-litre diesel produces 190 PS and 400 Nm. Then there is the 3.0-litre diesel that puts out 265 PS and 620 Nm.