December 9, 2003
BMW shows new 6-series convertible
Munich, Germany – BMW unveiled the convertible version of the new 6-Series on Monday. The four passenger 645Ci convertible offers BMW’s 333 horsepower 4.4-litre V8 engine and three available transmissions: 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, and 6 speed SMG (Sequential Manual Gearbox). BMW claims a 0 to 100 km/h time of 6.1 seconds.
The new 645Ci convertible features BMW’s new Active Steering, Adaptive Headlamps, all-aluminium chassis and suspension, Head-Up Display, and a newly developed roof with a noise and heat-insulating layer. A vertical rear window between the fins on the roof is made of glass and is electrically heated and can be retracted completely into the luggage compartment. The power soft top is completely automatic.