Everybody was stunned when BMW determined to not kill the 6 Sequence moniker when the eight Sequence was introduced and as a substitute hold it alive with the 6 Series Gran Turismo. Because it seems although, regardless of what folks might imagine, the Germans really need this automotive to do properly and they’re now asserting a brand new engine alternative for the GT mannequin, one that may most definitely be the preferred alternative of the vary: the BMW 640d xDrive Gran Turismo.
As you most likely already know, the title implies that the brand new 640d will probably be powered by the brand new age B57 Three-liter straight six engine, fitted with not one however two turbochargers. A substantial improve from the older N57 mill, the brand new B57 comes with 7 extra horsepower and a bit extra torque than the outgoing engine. General, the brand new 640d will depend on 320 HP and 680 Nm (501 lb-ft) of torque, all of which despatched to all 4 corners of the automotive because of xDrive.
In accordance with BMW, the 640d xDrive GT will speed up from standstill to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.Three seconds which is blazing quick for a diesel-powered automotive this heavy. Mixed gasoline consumption is alleged to be between 6.2 and 5.eight liters per 100 km (37.9 to 40.5 mpg), with corresponding CO2 emission ranges of 163 to 153 grams per km (figures as per EU take a look at cycle, relying on chosen tire measurement). Which means this factor may also be fairly environment friendly even, guaranteeing an extended vary on a single tank.
Different fashions which might be already obtainable within the vary embody the 2-liter petrol powered 630i, 640i and its xDrive model in addition to the 630d and 630d xDrive fashions. Pricing for the brand new 640d xDrive GT hasn’t been introduced simply but however relaxation assured it will likely be greater than the 70,550 Euros requested for the 630d xDrive mannequin. The US prospects will nonetheless need to go along with the only real 640i possibility offered within the States if they’re within the Gran Turismo.