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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo is Wagon-ish

by Shane McGlaun
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I like lots of wagons, sedans, and coupes. Unlike some others out there, I’m not going to come out and say the BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo is ugly, but it is a weird part wagon, part sedan design. Somehow it’s actually pretty cool looking to me. The BMW 640i xDrive arrives this fall with a 6-cylinder BMW TwinPower engine making 335 hp and 332 lb-ft. of torque, and an 8-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission. Combined, these launch the rather large car to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds.

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The car has a long 120.9 inch wheelbase, and rear headroom is impressive at 38.5-inches so it should hold full-size adults in the back seat. Other features include standard Icon Adaptive Full LED headlights with hexagonal LED tubes for daytime running lights.

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To improve aerodynamics, the car has an active grille up front, air curtains, air breathers, and an active rear spoiler that deploys at 75 mph and retracts below 50 mph. An M Sport Package will be offered with special wheels, a run-flat tire option, and different air intakes, side skirts, and rear aprons.

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The BMW 640i xDrive will start at $69,700(USD) plus $995 destination and handling.

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