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SPIED! 6 Series Gran Coupe

2011-06-29 22:14

SPOTTED: BMW's new 6 Series Gran Coupe could compete against Mercedes-Benz CLS.

BMW has in recent years developed many cross-over "niche" vehicles namely the X6, the 5 Series GT and X1M. BMW’s latest model is a crossover sedan-coupe in the form of its 6 Series Gran Coupe.

The new model is an interesting take on the F13 6Series coupe and sports frameless windows. Our spies spotted the new model undergoing testing.

3 SERIES GRAN COUPE?

The Gran Coupe version is a bit longer than the 6 Series coupe. When unveiled in 2010 the car was more than five metres long; reality has now shrunk it to 4.9m.

The German automaker is so fond of the Gran Coupe idea that it’s looking to develop a Gran Coupe version of its next 3 Series. According to our sources the new model could have the designation 4 Series Gran Coupe with an M4 Gran Coupe in the works.

The 6 Series Gran Coupe is expected to be released globally in 2012.
 
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