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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2-Door Coupe 640i
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 650i 15 23 $76,360 $83,000
2-Door Convertible 650i 15 23 $83,260 $90,500
2-Door Convertible 640i 21 31 $74,610 $81,100
2-Door Coupe 640i 23 33 $67,710 $73,600
2-Door Coupe 650i xDrive 15 20 $79,120 $86,000
2-Door Convertible 650i xDrive 15 23 $86,020 $93,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$67,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$73,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / month
$1227 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Elegant, stylish, comfortable, and quick, the 2012 BMW 6-Series is one of the top choices for a grand-touring coupe or convertible--as long as your budget can handle it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.0 87.0
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 49.7
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 30.5
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 64.2 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 179.6 192.8
Height, Overall (in) 51.5 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.2 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 112.4
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 74.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 16.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.26 13.6 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.4 x 1.34 13.7 x 1.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size 245/40ZR19 P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 285/40ZR19 P245/45R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 4001
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 210
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 357 @ 5000 332 @ 1400-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 453 @ 7750 315 @ 5800-6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.65 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.82 4.71
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.11
Trans Type 7 8
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.37 3.30
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.14
Trans Order Code NA 2TB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.44 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.67
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Summary
Vehicle Name Ferrari California BMW 6 Series
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 7.1
 
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