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Carrying all of its technology and features around makes the 2010 BMW 6-Series heavier and less precise than it could be. Read more »
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TheCarConnection.com's editors bring you their own expert opinion from behind the wheel of the 2010 BMW 6-Series for this Bottom Line. To help make the most informed buying decision possible, TheCarConnection.com has also researched and compiled the available road tests on the 2010 6-Series, including its M6 alter ego, for the Full Review.

Likes:

  • Comfortable two-person cockpit
  • Available soft top
  • M6 accelerates like a proper sports car

Dislikes:

  • Rear seats? What rear seats?
  • Almost too much technology
  • Bulky size and weight
  • Awkward rear end

The 2010 BMW 6-Series carries forward from its minor revisions in the 2008 and 2009 model years, adding a few minor upgrades, including an updated navigation system and new interior and exterior styling options from BMW Individual.

A swooping, aerodynamic front end leads to a rather thick and squat rear end that, despite previous restyling attempts, still seems at odds with the rest of the design. Front LED lights and bi-xenon headlights give the car a thoroughly modern look at night. Inside, styling is less objectionable and every bit as elegant as you'd expect, with wood and leather trim, especially with the BMW Individual updates for 2010, bringing a luxurious feel to the cabin. Complex electronic controls and features get in the way of the elegant styling at times, however, due to a proliferation of buttons and knobs on the center console. Unlike many models in the 6-Series' price and performance range, the Convertible variants still use a soft top, which saves weight even if it offers somewhat less isolation from the elements.

Handling and power are definite strong suits for the 2010 BMW 6-Series, but its plethora of high-tech equipment takes away much of what makes a great driver's car great in the name of refinement and efficiency. Hefty weight and a lack of feel behind the wheel also dim the 6-Series' otherwise bright light.

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