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      10-24-2010, 06:44 AM   #1
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Cool Revealing 2012 6-series Convertible Spy Photos

Caught in Tirol, Austria on 24_10_2010.

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These are the best spy photos yet of the upcoming 6-series convertible! Save for a few pieces of not very disguising tape, the production 6-series cabrio comes into view. The cloth hardtop remains on this 650i convertible (but we've been told that a hardtop option will be available).
Here is the BMW announced production schedule for the F12 / F13 6-series coupe and convertible.

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March 2011 - 650cv
July 2011 - 650cp
September 2011 - 640cp/cv
September 2011 - 650xi cp/cv

Follow full 6-series coverage here: http://www.bimmerpost.com/6-series/


Here is a recent photo which shows what the 6-series production will be:

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      10-24-2010, 04:05 PM   #2
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Wow, that is really revealing!

And what an ugly colour and wheels imo.
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new 5 and 6 are designed by people with no balls, IMHO. they look a bit too bland and lack the risky look that was and advantage of the previous gen 5 and 6 series. But I guess you must make what majority wants. Same way they made sure that "Wall Street 2" was not about finance but some bloody chick flick film.
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      10-24-2010, 04:19 PM   #4
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new 5 and 6 are designed by people with no balls, IMHO. they look a bit too bland and lack the risky look that was and advantage of the previous gen 5 and 6 series. But I guess you must make what majority wants. Same way they made sure that "Wall Street 2" was not about finance but some bloody chick flick film.
The e60 5 series was a different but not sure it was for the better. You are right the new design lacks emotion.
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new 5 and 6 are designed by people with no balls, IMHO. they look a bit too bland and lack the risky look that was and advantage of the previous gen 5 and 6 series. But I guess you must make what majority wants. Same way they made sure that "Wall Street 2" was not about finance but some bloody chick flick film.
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      10-24-2010, 04:55 PM   #7
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i like how the camo the bmw roundel on the boot lid--like serioulsy that is insulting!

Guys the days of the totally aggressive styling that made your car stand out was gone with the new generation of cars coming out.

Is it just me or does this look like a bland version of the old 6er--doenst look all that different and whatever was aggressive is just toned down.

The hood also is not consistent with the new cars though-that doesnt look right and guessing that is not the final hood
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      10-24-2010, 04:57 PM   #8
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Mmmhhh... its ok. I guess... some nice details..

Such a weak new design effort by BMW.
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Are we serious people do We actually think tis is an attractive vehicle, Personally I think it's an evolutionary step backwards.....just me 2 cents

BTW anyone else think the fort end resembles a catfish with its mouth open :P
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lets hope the Sport version will be a bit better!!!!
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      10-24-2010, 05:47 PM   #11
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I love it, they cover the BMW front and rear emblems but leave the very obvious kidney shaped grills. They take the car out on the road with the black and white swirled tape and expect this won't attract attention.

I agree with others, not a fan of the color, but what's more interesting is the car is left hand drive but has German plates on it.
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I love it, they cover the BMW front and rear emblems but leave the very obvious kidney shaped grills. They take the car out on the road with the black and white swirled tape and expect this won't attract attention.

I agree with others, not a fan of the color, but what's more interesting is the car is left hand drive but has German plates on it.
the car is RHD
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The car is a good looking car. I'm sure it will sell.

But... its just so... BASIC.
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      10-24-2010, 06:58 PM   #14
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To me it looks the same as before- big and boring...
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biggest boat BMW will ever make.
What's so different from sebring???
Long, flat and boring looking 4 seater convt...
BMW really should make something to compete with SL or at least with CLS in sexiness.
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new 5 and 6 are designed by people with no balls, IMHO. they look a bit too bland and lack the risky look that was and advantage of the previous gen 5 and 6 series. But I guess you must make what majority wants. Same way they made sure that "Wall Street 2" was not about finance but some bloody chick flick film.
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i was hoping the headlight would be like those in the concept car!!!
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      10-24-2010, 08:03 PM   #18
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what a shame... what a boring design... i guess tough times call for tough measures
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I agree with the above statements. This car is quite bland. And it is only slightly different than the previous gen 6. I was hoping they would cure the awful trunk that has plagued the 6 and M6, but it is back to ruin another generation.

This car if at all, is loosely tied to the beautiful gran coupe. Hopefully the gran coupe is not changed much from the concept.
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Its funny, people were VERY critical of Chris Bangle's designs when he was in charge of design, but it appears he was cutting edge (at least I believe so). I wish I could see his vision with this new 6 series. The 5 and 6 series are just too conservative looking and very...well, boring as people are saying! I was interested in purchasing the 5 series when it came out but I'm not interested in it now that I have seen it. The interior, however, is a great design and much better than the previous model.
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Wow is that thing ever BIG!


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what a shame... what a boring design... i guess tough times call for tough measures
So true.
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