BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   6Post.com | BMW 6-Series Forum > BMW 6 Series Forum > General 6-Series Coupe, Convertible, and Gran Coupe Forum

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-13-2010, 08:25 AM   #1
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
6754
Rep
16,683
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Cool Production 2012 6-series Convertible (F13) Spied!

Featured on HOMEPAGE.

This 6-series convertible image has been posted without much fanfare on Autobild. It appears to be a leak of the upcoming production 2012 6-series convertible (now confirmed) as we don't recall seeing a similar image upon which the render could be based, except for the "original" photo upon which it is based (also posted below). This car appears to be an 650i cabrio (with style 356 wheels), which will begin production in March 2011. The F13 6-series will come with a traditional cloth roof.

Additional info per Scott26:
Quote:
It was recent photography for the 6er Accessories catalog that will be available by Spring. Hence why the optional large diameter alloys.

Photography for the new 6er has already been completed.
Here is the BMW announced production schedule for the F12 / F13 6-series coupe and convertible.

MY 2012:

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

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



Name:  bmw-6-cab.jpg
Views: 55588
Size:  69.3 KB


Original photo:

Name:  bmw-6.jpg
Views: 15951
Size:  202.2 KB
__________________
Check on the Latest BMW News
Become a fan of Bimmerpost Facebook
Follow us on Bimmerpost Twitter
Subscribe to Bimmerpost Youtube Channel

Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 08:48 AM   #2
BLITZ
Second Lieutenant
BLITZ's Avatar
United Kingdom
9
Rep
222
Posts

 
Drives: E34 525i M-Technik
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: London

iTrader: (0)

Looks real.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 08:56 AM   #3
nockenpaul
Private First Class
3
Rep
106
Posts

 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Austria

iTrader: (0)

It's photoshopped, but it seems to be based on a real photo of production 6 series convertible. They cut out some distracting details from the original photo.

Autobild published the original photo in their print magazine. I just found it on a German forum: http://www.motor-talk.de/bilder/pros...203585098.html

Last edited by nockenpaul; 10-13-2010 at 09:07 AM.
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 09:16 AM   #4
E92Alpine328i
Euro.Techniks-EAST
E92Alpine328i's Avatar
United_States
103
Rep
1,387
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 328i coupe
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Newark, NJ

iTrader: (1)

Send a message via AIM to E92Alpine328i
Yep its def real according to the real photo they just removed the man blocking the car, i was wondering why the side of the car looked a bit blurry. looks like they were having a photoshoot.
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 09:17 AM   #5
Uli_HH
Lieutenant
Uli_HH's Avatar
Germany
33
Rep
572
Posts

 
Drives: AW M3 E90)/ 523i Touring
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Hamburg Germany

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by nockenpaul View Post
It's photoshopped, but it seems to be real. They cut out some distracting details from the original photo.

Autobild published the original photo in their print magazine. I just found it on a German forum: http://www.motor-talk.de/bilder/pros...203585098.html
Itīs not ncessarily an photoshop ... the pics were take by photoworks for the catalog ... one pic was probably an spy-pic from an great distance and the other could be an real catalog-pic! Look at the shadows behind the car!

Uli_HH
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 09:26 AM   #6
E92Alpine328i
Euro.Techniks-EAST
E92Alpine328i's Avatar
United_States
103
Rep
1,387
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 328i coupe
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Newark, NJ

iTrader: (1)

Send a message via AIM to E92Alpine328i
Quote:
Originally Posted by Uli_HH View Post
Itīs not ncessarily an photoshop ... the pics were take by photoworks for the catalog ... one pic was probably an spy-pic from an great distance and the other could be an real catalog-pic! Look at the shadows behind the car!

Uli_HH
regardless its the real car. its def a photoshoot for a catalog like you said.
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 09:30 AM   #7
Imola.ZHP
No car payments...
Imola.ZHP's Avatar
United_States
22
Rep
2,016
Posts

 
Drives: 2003 BMW 330i ZHP
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mud Island, TN

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Imola.ZHP Send a message via MSN to Imola.ZHP Send a message via Yahoo to Imola.ZHP
Looks nice! I bet BMW is pissed!
__________________

Marcus
-- 330i ZHP
-- Build Date 03/03/03
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 09:35 AM   #8
Harold Wood
Chopperphoto
Harold Wood's Avatar
United Kingdom
182
Rep
704
Posts

 
Drives: Loadsabimmers
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

The front fender looks a bit fat to me

My render -
Attached Images
 
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 10:16 AM   #9
cd4477
Scoundrel
cd4477's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
76
Posts

 
Drives: TiAg E92 335i
Join Date: May 2009
Location: VA

iTrader: (1)

Ahoy Maties!
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 10:17 AM   #10
esqu1re
Lieutenant Colonel
esqu1re's Avatar
23
Rep
1,858
Posts

 
Drives: M Coupe
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: East Coast

iTrader: (0)

The first photo reminds me of a sebring.
__________________


///M Coupe: RPI Scoop, OE Strut, CDV, Volk RE30, SS Brake Lines, Stromung Exhaust
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 10:22 AM   #11
SCOTT26
Brigadier General
SCOTT26's Avatar
311
Rep
3,239
Posts

 
Drives: Frozen Dark Silver 30 Jahre
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: WORLDWIDE

iTrader: (0)

It was recent photography for the 6er Accessories catalog that will be available by Spring. Hence why the optional large diameter alloys.

Photography for the new 6er has already been completed.
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 10:23 AM   #12
Frosty
Lieutenant Colonel
Frosty's Avatar
27
Rep
1,909
Posts

 
Drives: Ordered my E92 (7/10/06)
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Northern NJ

iTrader: (0)

nice work Harold !


Quote:
Originally Posted by Harold Wood View Post
The front fender looks a bit fat to me

My render -
__________________
.................................................. ....................
335i Coupe (6MT) (2007: 9/06 build, pre ordered, only owner): Space Grey / Black Leatherette / Grey Poplar trim / ZCW / ZSP / BMW assist w/ bluetooth / power rear shade / navi with iDrive / comfort access keyless entry /+homelink mirror/ 185,000+miles (Nov-25-2014)
.................................................. ......................
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 10:45 AM   #13
Dengel
Non-Guido Jersey Resident
Dengel's Avatar
United_States
19
Rep
678
Posts

 
Drives: Slow Jeep Rubicon
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

iTrader: (3)

I feel like it looks too much live a volkswagen
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 10:58 AM   #14
GregTheStig
derp
GregTheStig's Avatar
Armenia
15
Rep
1,202
Posts

 
Drives: a Tuk Tuk
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 328i  [0.00]
I think it looks pretty good. Lovin the wheels.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 11:01 AM   #15
XC
Private First Class
XC's Avatar
1
Rep
104
Posts

 
Drives: BMW Z4 M Coupé
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: 136

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2010 135i  [0.00]
I dunno, it doesn't look BMW OEM wheels to me....
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 11:05 AM   #16
Mu Mu
First Lieutenant
Mu Mu's Avatar
South Africa
3
Rep
355
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 330i
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Johannesburg

iTrader: (0)

looks like sex!
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 11:07 AM   #17
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
6754
Rep
16,683
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by XC View Post
I dunno, it doesn't look BMW OEM wheels to me....
They are BMW OEM style 356 wheels.

See - http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=365419
__________________
Check on the Latest BMW News
Become a fan of Bimmerpost Facebook
Follow us on Bimmerpost Twitter
Subscribe to Bimmerpost Youtube Channel

Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 11:23 AM   #18
persian54
Lieutenant General
persian54's Avatar
United_States
285
Rep
15,812
Posts

 
Drives: SL550. Prev: E93 M3/335i/Z435i
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: The Valley, SoCal

iTrader: (291)

why is it a soft top...
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 11:47 AM   #19
Crimson92
Smiling Politely
Crimson92's Avatar
United_States
301
Rep
28,649
Posts

 
Drives: Like a boss
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Whales Vagina

iTrader: (3)

is it me or is that thing low?
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 11:58 AM   #20
BMWinNorthdakota
Banned
60
Rep
1,109
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 bmw 335i e90
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Fargo ND

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crimson92 View Post
is it me or is that thing low?
May be the almost aerial vantage point that makes it appear that way?

Still looks pretty low, +1.


I bet this was a shoot for the official press release photos..
Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 12:03 PM   #21
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
6754
Rep
16,683
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by BMWinNorthdakota View Post

I bet this was a shoot for the official press release photos..
See:

Quote:
Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
It was recent photography for the 6er Accessories catalog that will be available by Spring. Hence why the optional large diameter alloys.

Photography for the new 6er has already been completed.
__________________
Check on the Latest BMW News
Become a fan of Bimmerpost Facebook
Follow us on Bimmerpost Twitter
Subscribe to Bimmerpost Youtube Channel

Appreciate 0
      10-13-2010, 12:07 PM   #22
Evolution_GT
Captain
Evolution_GT's Avatar
Canada
9
Rep
856
Posts

 
Drives: 08A22E93N52
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (0)

Looks like it belong in the water.... just sayin'...
__________________
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:43 AM.




6post.com
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST