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2012 Lotus Exige
2012 BMW 6-Series
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2012 Lotus Exige
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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
N/A
$73,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / 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
N/A mpg 23 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1
Passenger Capacity
4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
30.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.0
Second Head Room (in)
35.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0
Wheelbase (in)
112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
192.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4001
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
315 @ 5800-6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System
Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
332 @ 1400-4500
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Trans Order Code
2TB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
Trans Type
8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29
Summary
Body Style
Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW 6 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6

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