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Diesel performance for the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

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MULGRAVE, AUSTRALIA – Marc 27, 2013: BMW Australia today announced details of it’s first ever diesel powered 6 Series, the BMW 640d Gran Coupé, to be available from March production 2013.

BMW Group Australia managing director, Phil Horton said the diesel engine is a perfect fit for the refined and luxurious BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé.

“The BMW 640d Gran Coupé received critical acclaim when it was launched internationally last year. This diesel engine has effortless and efficient performance and will add additional appeal to the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé line-up,” said Horton.

The BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package for the straight six-cylinder diesel power unit of the BMW 640d Gran Coupé comprises the latest generation of the two-stage, variable turbo charging system and common rail direct fuel injection with piezo injectors.

The 3-litre all-aluminium engine boasts a maximum power output of 230 kW and delivers its maximum torque of 630 Nm from as low as 1,500 rpm. This power translates to a 0-100 kilometres per hour sprint time of just 5.4 seconds. Average fuel consumption ranges from 5.6 to 5.7 litres per100 km, with CO2 emission levels of between 148 and 149 grams per kilometre, depending on tyre format selected.

Boasting features such as 19 inch alloy wheels, full colour head-up display, rear view camera, four-zone climate control, adaptive LED headlights with high beam assist, professional navigation system, multifunctional instrument display, comprehensive smart phone connectivity and the M Sport Package option at no additional cost, the BMW 640d Gran Coupé shares the exact standard specification as well as the same price of its equivalent petrol powered sibling, the BMW 640i Gran Coupé.