BMW 6 Series (F12)

The third generation BMW 6-series consists of BMW F12, BMW F13 and BMW F06 Gran tourers. Series F12 / F13 / F06 generation was produced from 2011 to 2018 and are often jointly referred to as the F12.
The F12 uses a shortened version of the F10 5-series platform and shares many features with the 5 series.
Version M6 works on the S63 twin-turbocharged V8 engine paired with 7-speed transmission with double clutch. This is the first M6 model to use a turbocharged engine.
The production of the F12 generation ended when the model of the Gran Coupe was discontinued in September 2018. The successor to the F12, BMW 8 series G15, started production in June 2018.

1. Development and launch. (Разработка и запуск)
The new 6 series was first seen as the "BMW 6 series" Coupe concept car at the Paris motor show in 2010. The exterior was designed by Nader Faghihzadeh and the interior is Christian Bauer.
Unusually for BMW, the production version of the convertible was released before the coupe. The convertible version was officially presented in January at the North American international auto show 2011, while the coupe was introduced in April at the Shanghai auto show and new York auto show. The Gran Coupe was presented at the new York motor show 2012.
The initial model included the 640i and 650i for, although 640d 650i xDrive model was later added to the lineup. Operating weight model range 1.715–1.985 3.781 kg–4.376 LB.

2. Body styles. (Стили тела) Convertible F12 In. (Кабриолет F12)
The first convertible model was released in March 2011 and was produced until may 2018.
F13 Coupe. (От F13 Купе)
The first model of the coupe was released in June 2011 and was released until October 2017.
F06 Gran Coupe. (F06 Гран Купе)
In F06 Gran Coupe and four-door coupe version of the 6 series, and was launched in June 2012 at the international motor show in Geneva. The design of the Gran Coupe was inspired by the BMW concept CS in 2007.
The wheelbase of the Gran Coupe is 4.6 in 117 mm longer than the F13 coupe, and is the same length as the BMW F10 5. Compared to the F13 coupe, the body 112 mm 4.4 in longer and 23 mm 0.9 in above. The Gran Coupe has a 4 in 1 Seating arrangement, there are two full-sized rear seats and one smaller middle rear.
Produduction models Gran Coupé was launched in March 2012 and was completed in September 2018.and was produced until September 2018.

3. Equipment. (Оборудование)
In F06 / F12 in / F13 6 series is introduced by choice of driving modes with Eco Pro, comfort, sport and travel, acceleration, point of gear shifting, and also climate control. Convertible models feature solar reflective front seats, and Gran Coupe models have 60:40 split-folding rear seats. 6 series models are also available with the M Sport package, m exterior and interior styling, led fog lights, 19-inch alloy wheels, sports seats and Alcantara interior. Additional options include automatic Parking, Bang & Olufsen sound system surround sound speaker system and all-wheel drive xDrive.

4. Transfer. (Перевод)
Most of the models were only available with 8-speed automatic transmission. Model M6 was available with a 7-speed transmission with dual clutch called "M-DCT", and a 6-speed manual transmission in the United States.
Available transmission:
6-speed manual on the 650i / M6 models in us markets only.
7-speed Getrag GS7-D36BG dual clutch automatic M6.
8-speed ZF automatic 8HP45Z 640i.
8-speed ZF automatic 8HP70Z 640d / 650i on.

5.1. Special models. M6 version. (М6 версия)
Version M6 was made in the F12 convertible, F13 coupe and four-door coupe, F06 bodies. It was launched in coupe body style along with the standard 6-series Gran Coupe at the Geneva motor show 2012, at the auto Mobil International in Leipzig in convertible form.
It feeds on the S63 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8. In most countries only offered transmission was a Getrag 7-speed dual clutch transmission called the "M-DCT". In the U.S., 6-speed manual transmission was also available.
Compared to the standard car, the M6 features M-STYLE, Merino leather upholstery, an m-specific head-up display, and carbon fiber roof.

5.2. Special models. Alpina B6. (Альпина В6)
Vitamins B6 Gran Coupe xDrive was released in 2014 and is a high performance model based on the 650i for made al. He shared a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 found in the B5 Biturbo power 397 kW / 532 HP and 730 nm 538 lb⋅ft, with a maximum speed of 318 km / h 198 mph. V6 models get 20-inch wheels, aerodynamic features and an exclusive finish and paint options. In 2015 B6 was updated and received a performance improvement 59 kW 79 HP and 70 N * M 52 lb⋅ft, and now had a top speed of 324 km / h 201 km / h.
On the B6 was made, and conventional 6-series in Dingolfing, and then was completed with the remaining components at the Alpina factory in Buchloe, Bavaria. It is sold by BMW in the United States and Canada, and also independently sold by Alpina in other countries.

6. Model year changes. (Модельный год меняется)
Two thousand sixteen. (Две тысячи шестнадцать)
Models feature an updated iDrive system with a 10.2-inch glass display and touch controller.
Two thousand seventeen. (Две тысячи семнадцать)
Models now available with iDrive 5 with professional equipment.
The coupe model was discontinued in February.
Two thousand eighteen. (Две тысячи восемнадцать)
The convertible model was discontinued in February, while the model of the Gran Coupe was discontinued in September.

6.1. Model year changes. Two thousand twelve. (Две тысячи двенадцать)
The engine in the 650i N63TU updated to which is added a variable lift height valve under the title "phasing" of the BMW.
With all-wheel drive, called "all wheel drive" models, BMW introduced.
F06 Gran Coupe body introduced.
Recognition of road signs updated to include warnings about overtaking restrictions, called "overtaking information" on the BMW.

6.2. Model year changes. Two thousand and thirteen. (Две тысячи тринадцать)
Launch control and the engine is coasting in the ECO mode Pro introduced for models with 8-speed automatic transmission.
Presented 640d xDrive Gran Coupe and 640i xDrive models are.
Optional night vision system increased detection of animals.
Intelligent Emergency call from the vehicle location and defining the severity of accidents becomes a standard feature.

6.3. Model year changes. 2015 facelift. (2015 фейслифтинг)
In 2015 at the motor show in Detroit, BMW introduced the F06 / F12 in / F13 facelift "LCI" models:
External changes include a redesigned hood, front and rear bumpers, led fog lights, adaptive led headlights, turn signals on the side mirrors, a revised wheel design and new colors of paint.
All models were available with four-wheel drive and made the exhaust emission standard EU6. Was improved fuel economy. Additional comfort options added to the electronically adjustable dampers.

6.4. Model year changes. Two thousand sixteen. (Две тысячи шестнадцать)
Models feature an updated iDrive system with a 10.2-inch glass display and touch controller.

6.5. Model year changes. Two thousand seventeen. (Две тысячи семнадцать)
Models now available with iDrive 5 with professional equipment.
The coupe model was discontinued in February.

7. Awards. (Награды)
2012 if gold award For outstanding design of the 6 series Coupe.
Good design award 2011 6 series Coupe and convertible.
2012 if product design award 6 series convertible.
Award "Red Dot", The 2011 6-Series Convertible.
2012 red dot award BMW 6 series Coupe and Gran Coupe.

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