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2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe

Least Expensive Model Now The Best 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe - Click above for high-res image gallery We tried the open version back in January and, despite a couple of BMW's "I'm a niche car" choices for the model that are open to debate, largely enjoyed the 6 Series Convertible. Despite a serious keys-in-hand base price of $91,375 for the skybox 650i, the 6 Series is perhaps the best overall package in this small segment of near-millionaire large convertibles and coupes (i.e. sub Bentley/Aston Martin). Just considering sheer finish and accommodation for four real-sized adults, this... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 3.0L Inline-6
Power:
316 HP / 332 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Manual
MSRP:
$72,000 base est.
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