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Old 09-20-2016, 01:42 PM
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I don't need to see the new 6 Series, cheap engineered product. I already know I prefer an underpowered Lexus LC over any BMW.
The LC is gorgeous.
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Old 09-20-2016, 01:48 PM
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I don't need to see the new 6 Series, cheap engineered product. I already know I prefer an underpowered Lexus LC over any BMW.
Lol, well someone call BMW and let them know that Levi isn't interested in this car, so they might as well throw in the towel altogether.
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Old 09-24-2016, 06:17 AM
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I think the proportions are terrible. The overhangs front and rear are way too much.
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Old 11-03-2016, 01:19 PM
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And finally someone smart enough identifying this car as the new BMW 6 series instead of trying to sell it as the new BMW 8 series.
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Old 11-03-2016, 01:26 PM
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Vastly improved stance over the previous 6. If they don't muck up the headlights and tail lights, this will be great. What does concern me is the trunk lid which looks a bit tacked on--not as bad as the Bangle-era monstrosity--because that kind of look would ruin the tail.
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Old 11-03-2016, 01:41 PM
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And finally someone smart enough identifying this car as the new BMW 6 series instead of trying to sell it as the new BMW 8 series.
agreed! all this speculation about a 911 fighter is kind of ridiculous. the current setup sees to be a sales hit. if they wanted a 911 fighter, they'd come out with a new Z8 (which they should). it's crazy that Mercedes has 2 cars in that segment (SL and AMG-GT) and what is supposed to be the sportier brand doesn't have any.
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Old 11-03-2016, 02:54 PM
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agreed! all this speculation about a 911 fighter is kind of ridiculous. the current setup sees to be a sales hit. if they wanted a 911 fighter, they'd come out with a new Z8 (which they should). it's crazy that Mercedes has 2 cars in that segment (SL and AMG-GT) and what is supposed to be the sportier brand doesn't have any.
I mean the i8 isn't really a "direct" competitor," but it's close in philosophy (mid engined, price). Haven't there also been reports on a gas-powered i8 also planned for later? My guess is that they blew their load on the i8 development (it's a very real futuristic halo car for them). Considering all the tech that went into the powertrain and chassis they might be laying low and rebuilding some cache with their focus on the lower spectrum with the Toyota-shared roadster.
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Well, I guess this explains why they just cancelled the 6-Series (for the U.S., at least). I suspect it'll be handsome, luxurious, and kind of boring.

http://www.motortrend.com/news/bmw-8...upe-confirmed/
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Old 05-11-2017, 04:55 PM
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If it has the same malaise-level styling that is hurting BMW then it will die. If it were to introduce a striking new and attractive styling direction, then it would have a chance. I'm betting on the former.
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I still don't believe the rumors of killing off the 6 series in the US unless I've missed an official release. That car sells well for the niche it's in. There would be a huge pricing gap between an 8 series and 4 series in the coupe and convertible segment. the 4 door coupe 6 series, easily the best looking car in the BMW range, would be reason enough to keep the 6 series around. Plus Mercedes finally released a true E class coupe/convert that has no real rival from Audi, Lexus, Jaguar, etc.
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