Spy Video: 2018 BMW 6-Series GT Performs Serious Snowy Tests
BMW has a pretty full agenda for the 2017, the carmaker preparing lots of new models for the future up-ahead. One particular test mule that caught our attention with its magnificent design is the upcoming 2018 6-Series GT, recently revealed in a spy video while performing some snowy tests.
Set to be revealed at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show, the all-new 2018 BMW 6-Series GT is a serious contender for the likes from Mercedes-Benz and Audi, coming out as the official replacement of the already gone 5-Series GT.
In the new form, the 2018 6-Series Grand Tourismo is going to be top notch, with a hotter design and some mighty powertrains under the hood. Not to forget the new list of gadgetries inside, with borrowings from the new 5-Series and 7-Series.
The test mule seen here brings about new styling bits, like a more sweeping roofline, more refined front and rear bumpers, hatchback-like trunk, while retaining the same split-opening hatch at the back. Also, the stretched rear end announces increase storage space.
With a longer wheelbase as well, the new 6-Series GT will be better looking and more elegant than the 5-Series GT, adding as well increase space inside for passengers and luggage. As for the engine lineup, BMW has announced an interesting suite of petrol burners as diesels.
We should be able to see the petrol variants with lots of power and torque, customers being able to choose between the 630i, 649i or the top of the line M650i xDrive. Also, the carmaker will later add the BMW G30 M550i xDrive with a 4.4-liter twin turbocharged V8 mill with plenty of juice. As expected, a oplug-in hybrid iPerformance will also be introduced as well.
On the diesels side, the carmaker will introduce the new BMW 620d, 630d as well as a top of the line M650d xDrive, the latter one packing the brand new B57 quad-turbo pot. Full details with performance figures and prices will be announced at a later date, meanwhile, enjoy the spy video with the upcoming 2018 BMW 6-Series GT!