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A superior 6-series convertible, able to play the dual roles of luxuriously svelte cruiser and agile bend burner

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The BMW 6 Series is a superbly accomplished car, unless you’re a driving enthusiast

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14 March 2011

nice car comparing to the old 6 ,not sure if i like the front of the car tho ,cant wait 4 the oil burner 635d

18 March 2011

Great, until three months later in the road test when they say the handlings rubbish!

18 March 2011

I for one like the previous 6 better. It had more (correction, compared to this, it did have) character.

18 March 2011

I appreciate that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

But does anyone else think this is just another bland and slightly ugly car?

BMW currently seem to be the company to beat at the moment, particularly with the mix of performance and economy no other company has got yet, but oh my the cars are looking pretty dull.

18 March 2011

[quote memyselfandi]But does anyone else think this is just another bland and slightly ugly car?[/quote] i reckon it looks very lovely indeed - granted it has lost a bit of the 'edge' the previous model had, but overall, it's more cohesive. i wish i had £65k burning a hole in my pocket!!

18 March 2011

[quote Lupe]Great, until three months later in the road test when they say the handlings rubbish![/quote]

LOL - that would be even funnier if it weren't so likely to be true :)

18 March 2011

Looks like some sort of '90s blobby Lincoln competitor, suppose they can't win because I just don't like the idea of it, seems like the 3series coupe is more in the spirit of the original 6, even the advert for the 6 last night on the Liverpool v Braga was very tacky, it would have more suited two Smarts driving round pointlessly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqEt4AwXyPI

Nice tune, shame about the car. Then to mention the olympics at the end! Well that really kills it.

18 March 2011

[quote memyselfandi]

I appreciate that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

But does anyone else think this is just another bland and slightly ugly car?

[/quote] Agreed....the mish-mash of droopy-nose and sharp front-bumper creases gives it a curiously unhappy look. It's neither beautiful or purposeful enough to be either..

18 March 2011

BMW have gone from Bangles risky-but-ugly to Hoydonk's safe but dull on this one.

Still, for 50 yr olds that would like to pretend they own a sports car but can't put up with the ride or the practicalities this will probably go down just fine.

18 March 2011

To my eye, despite the twaddle about a stick in water, the car looks like it is simply unresolved. The front is frumpy and sad, although thankfully less "SUV-like" than the 5 and 7-series, the side is pleasant and the rear is an after thought.

The previous model had presence, it was masculine and was confident. This car looks diffident and inert.

So all up, it will sell like hot-cakes. ;-)

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