It is well known fact that the hard top vehicles are usually unveiled prior to the convertible. Nevertheless the leading German automaker BMW made it in its own way. The 2012 BMW 6-Series Convertible was shown in the beginning of 2011 during the North America International Auto Show in Detroit. The world premiere of the 2012 6-Series Coupe was held later the same year during the Shanghai auto show in April. The presentation of the new BMW Coupe for the North America market was made at 2011 New York Auto Show.
It looks like the expectations of the BMW enthusiasts are satisfied. The 2012 BMW 6-Series Convertible is a true groundbreaking luxury. The convertible is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine. The power plant makes 400 hp and 450 ft-lbs of torque. It is planed that the customers will be provided with an option to choose between a six-speed manual transmission and eight-speed automatic gearbox. The new elegant beast hits 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. The 2012 6-Series Convertible comes with soft top to prevent curb weight increasing. The top is opened in 19 seconds and closed in 24 seconds. The alluring interior shows a large color display with 3D graphics and a 10.2" LCD screen for the navigation and iDrive systems. The estimated price is $91,375. That is about seven thousands lower than the price of the 2012 6-Series Coupe. The Coupe base price is planned to be $83,875. This hard top 2012 BMW car shows the unrivaled sportiness appearance blended with elegance and power. It looks like a shark and moves like a shark. The car is equipped with the same engine type as its sibling. The available options include rear-view camera, Active Cruise Control, Dynamic Traction Control, LED headlights, Lane Departure Warning.