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Old 29th October 2008, 18:46   #1
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courtesy of GlobalMotors.net - spy photos, videos, news, rumors..., here are the first spy shots of another new BMW model in development- the new "F" coded 6-series cabrio wit the trademark BMW psychedelic camouflage.
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looks smart

but what is the purpose of testing cars 3 years in advance
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but what is the purpose of testing cars 3 years in advance
It's a normal practise to test a new model way before release. Helps iron out chinks that may pop-up over time and distance.

Better than rolling out a bunch of lemons to prospective buyers!
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pretty effective camouflage i think. you can barely make out the lines. looks hideous on such a car.

design cues from the Maserati??

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The soft top looks much more integrated with the design of the car unlike the current version . Hope they also offer a hardtop variant in the future, and if so ,I would be the 1st person 2 buy it of the shelf!!
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gosh... seems like f 430 rear lights
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gosh... seems like f 430 rear lights
Nah. They've covered up most of the taillight section with camouflage, so you can only see the 2 lamps right now.
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design cues from the Maserati??
You could say that. Have to look closely at the grille in the fourth picture to see a beemer grille underneath. 10/10 for camouflage effort.
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pretty effective camouflage i think. you can barely make out the lines. looks hideous on such a car.
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Have to look closely at the grille in the fourth picture to see a beemer grille underneath. 10/10 for camouflage effort.
yeah very effective, in fact when I try to concentrate and make out the lines I feel little dizzy
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Lovechild of a threesome: C70 coupe, Chrysler Sebring and the F430
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Some new artist rendering have surfaced showing what BMW's upcoming 2011 6-Series may look like.

While they're just one artist's interpretation, recent spy photos have shown the new 6-Series will feature aggressive styling that adopts several design cues from the Z4 roadster, 7-Series, and the CS concept.

Engine options will likely carry over from the current 6-Series, but the 360 hp 4.8-liter V8 will be replaced by the new 400 hp twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 from the new 7-Series. The M6 is also expected to drop its V10 engine with 500 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque for a slightly retuned version of the X5 M and X6 M's new 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 555 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque.

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reminds me of the SLR
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hope it gets the soft top instead of a convertible hard top. it looks awkward. looks too radical even for a bmw ( its just me) or is it the color.
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This sharknose doesnt really look that good.
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In all probability it'll have a huge mis-fit of a grille liike the 7 and will spoil the entire charm of the 6 series.BMW's un-Bangle-ing their designs and going for a softer,conservative approach which IMO sucks for thier 'for the young & spirited CEO'(or whatever..) brand positioning.
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