Compare 2012 Lotus Evora vs 2012 BMW 6-Series

2012 Lotus Evora
2012 BMW 6-Series
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 27 N/A $66,100
2-Door Coupe 2+2 18 27 N/A $67,600
2-Door Coupe S 18 27 N/A $76,100
2-Door Coupe S 2+2 18 27 N/A $77,600
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2-Door Coupe 640i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 640i 23 33 $67,710 $73,600
2-Door Convertible 640i 21 31 $74,610 $81,100
2-Door Coupe 650i 15 23 $76,360 $83,000
2-Door Coupe 650i xDrive 15 20 $79,120 $86,000
2-Door Convertible 650i 15 23 $83,260 $90,500
2-Door Convertible 650i xDrive 15 23 $86,020 $93,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$67,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,100
$73,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1102 / month
$1227 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
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
City
18 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- TBD - Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 87.0
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.1
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 49.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
48.1 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 65.0
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
170.9 192.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.7 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)
13.1 x - TBD - 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)
13.8 x - TBD - 13.7 x 1.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Type
Hydraulic-assist Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40ZR18 P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/35ZR19 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)
3049 4001
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
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
258 @ 4600 332 @ 1400-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/ - TBD - 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
276 @ 6400 315 @ 5800-6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77-3.23 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.53 4.71
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lotus Evora BMW 6 Series
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 7.1

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