BMW unveils some special edition 6-Series models for the US and Canada

To grab some of the press attention that Mercedes-Benz has been receiving for the revealing of their S-Class flagship, BMW recently announced some special edition 6-Series models for both the US and Canada.

The first is the BMW 6-Series M-Sport Edition, which is a package offered on all 2014 non-M BMW 6-Series models, including the coupe, convertible and Gran Coupe. The package offers bespoke 19-inch M-Sport double-spoke alloys, an M aerodynamic and visual package, LED fog lights, black brake cailpers, BMW Individual’s High-Gloss Shadow Line, dark-chrome exhaust tips, and adaptive LED headlights.

The trickery continues on the inside with an M steering wheel and door sills, and M Sport seats covered in Alcantara and Nappa leather. A heads-up display is standard, as well as a Nappa-covered dashboard, a unique 12-speaker sound system for the convertible, while the coupe and Gran Coupe get 16 speakers.

Alternatively, BMW of North America introduced a limited edition M6 GranCoupe, specifically just for Canada. It’s called the Launch Edition and was designed by BMW Candaa and BMW Individual. That said, the 2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe Launch Edition comes with a series of unique touches, such as a Pure Metal Silver pain, two-tone leather interior trimming and upholstery, Piano Black trim, and a Bang & Olufsen premium sound system.

For full details on both models, check out the press releases below.

M Sport Edition BMW 6 Series.

Elegant and athletic design provides a perfect setting for the added functionality and value of the M Sport Edition in the BMW 6 Series.

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – May 16, 2013… Sumptuous flair and alluring athleticism come together in the BMW 6 Series models to invest these premium luxury-class vehicles with hallmark driving fun. The new M Sport edition offers a particularly exclusive opportunity to highlight the dynamic attributes of the BMW 6 Series Coupe, BMW 6 Series Convertible and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe. With their harmoniously coordinated design details and ultra-high-quality range of features, the BMW 6 Series models in M Sport Edition guise deliver a driving experience that assuages the most discerning requirements while also offering an attractive price advantage. 

The M Sport edition package can be combined with all the models and engine variants of the BMW 6 Series range and will be available from June 2013.

The M Sport edition models of the BMW 6 Series include the M Sport package, comprising among other features a model-specific M aerodynamics package, 19-inch M light-alloy wheels in double-spoke design, LED foglamps, the BMW Individual High-gloss Shadow Line, black-painted brake callipers and exhaust tail pipes in dark chrome. The exterior specifications are further complemented by Adaptive LED Headlights.

The characteristic interior design – likewise entirely geared to the active driving experience – features an M leather steering wheel, M door sill finishers and sports seats in Alcantara/leather nappa, coupled with other high-grade applications that add a further boost to driving pleasure and convenience, as well as enhancing the exclusive ambience of the BMW 6 Series. They include the BMW Head-Up Display, the multifunction instrument display, a dashboard covered in exclusive nappa leather, and the Professional Hi-Fi system with 12 speakers in the BMW 6 Series Convertible and 16 in the BMW 6 Series Coupe and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe. Included in the range of equipment is also the ConnectedDrive Navigation package comprising, among other features, a freestanding 10.2-inch Control Display, voice control, extended hands-free telephone system, BMW ConnectedDrive Services for the use of apps and BMW Online, BMW Concierge Services telephone information service, Remote Services and Real Time Traffic Information. In addition to this, the M Sport edition models of the BMW 6 Series come with Park Distance Control and a rear-view camera, as well as a ski bag for the through-loading facility from the luggage compartment to the rear of the cabin.

650i and 650 xi M Sport Edition models lnclude Active Driving Assistance / Lane Departure Warning, Active Blind Spot Detection, Side and Top View Cameras and Speed Limit Info.

All M Sport edition models of the BMW 6 Series also have the option of the Sakhir Orange metallic M paintwork. This colour was previously the preserve of the BMW M6 Coupe, BMW M6 Convertible and BMW M6 Gran Coupe. Another added option available exclusively to the BMW 6 Series M Sport edition models is interior upholstery in BMW Individual leather Merino fine grain Opal white with contrast seams in Sakhir Orange. This is offered in conjunction with the Comfort Seats and serves to accentuate not only the sporty attributes of the relevant model but also its luxurious character.

The 2014 BMW 640i Coupe M Sport Edition starts at $80,625 the 2014 BMW 640i Convertible M Sport Edition starts at $87,925 and the 2014 BMW 640i Gran Coupe M Sport Edition starts at $83,325.

The 2014 BMW 650i Coupe M Sport Edition starts at $91,925, the 2014 BMW 650i Convertible M Sport Edition starts at $99,225 and the 2014 BMW 650i Gran Coupe M Sport Edition starts at $94,625.

All prices include $925 Destination & Handling.

BMW Group Canada Offers An Exclusive M6 Gran Coupé Launch Edition.

Richmond Hill, ON. BMW Group Canada has offered a once in a lifetime opportunity to its customers thanks to a partnership between BMW Group Canada and BMW Individual. A select group of customers recently travelled to the BMW Welt International Delivery Centre to take delivery of their all-new 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupé Individual Launch Edition vehicles. Finished in exclusive Pure Metal Silver paintwork, the special edition is also equipped with exclusive two-tone upholstery, with Merino Silverstone seat centres, lower dashboard panels and door inserts and black seat bolsters, centre console, upper dashboard and carpeting. Extensive Silverstone contrast stitching is applied to the black leather surfaces, including front and rear seats, dashboard and upper door parts. Interior trim is finished in the deep luster of BMW Individual Piano Black and the cabin experience further enhanced by a state-of-the-art Bang & Olufsen audio system.

After receiving their vehicles at the BMW Welt, the new M6 Gran Coupé owners are set to embark on a four day scenic drive event through Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. This first-class drive adventure will take place over 1100km of breathtaking terrain perfectly suited to demonstrate the luxury and performance of the newest member of the BMW M family. Each participant on this exclusive experience will also have the opportunity to be a part of a VIP experience at the 24h race and M festival at Nürburgring from May 17-21. The trip includes first class accommodations, a drive from Munich to Nürburgring, participation in the M festival, a helicopter ride over the 24h race track during the race as well as a chance to visit the BMW test centre and meet the BMW racing team.

This special M6 Gran Coupé Launch Edition european tour represents the ultimate driving experience and a perfect showcase for the introduction of BMW’s latest M6.

– By: Chris Chin

Chris Chin

Editor-In-Chief of egmCarTech Freelance Automotive Journalist / Editor / Photographer

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