Exterior

The new 6 Series measures some 3 inches longer and 1.5 inches wider than its predecessor; it's a few tenths of an inch shorter at the roof level. As before, the car maintains a short front overhang and low-slung appearance. BMW says the design was inspired by the natural motion of waves. The car's available LED headlights include an adaptive function to illuminate oncoming corners, something LED lights haven't traditionally been capable of doing. Eighteen-inch alloy wheels are standard, with 19- or 20-inch wheels optional.

The convertible's fully automatic soft-top has what BMW describes as a flying-buttress design in which the top trails behind a vertical rear window, maintaining a coupe-like roofline. The top, which can be operated at the touch of a button at speeds up to 25 mph, comes in black or beige.

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    Settings for the map view
    The settings are stored for the remote control currently in use. 1. "Navigation" 2. "Map" 3. "Options" Open. 4. "Settings" Set the map view. ▷ &qu ...

    Start/Stop button
    The concept Pressing the Start/Stop button switches the ignition on or off and starts the engine. Automatic transmission: The engine starts if the brake is depressed while pressing the Start/ ...

    Speed limit
    Display of a speed limit which, when reached, should cause a warning to be issued. Renewed warning if the vehicle speed drops below the set speed limit once by at least 3 mph/ 5 km/h. Displayi ...