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BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)

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BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014) review: 32 facts and highlights

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)
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BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)

Why is BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014) better than the average?

  • Faster acceleration (0-100)
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    5.5svs6.38s
  • Top speed
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    250km/hvs248.39km/h
  • Better fuel economy (highway)
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    4.9l/100 kmvs8.1l/100 km
  • Maximum torque
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    630Nmvs410.56Nm
  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    70lvs65.14l
  • Longer wheelbase
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    2.85mvs2.69m
  • Better fuel economy (city)
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    6.9l/100 kmvs12.92l/100 km
  • More valves
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    24vs22.67

General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)
2.Has rear-wheel drive
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Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)
3. less CO2 emissions
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The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

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72g/km

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4.Has a diesel engine
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Improvements in diesel engine technology have lead to vast gains in fuel efficiency over petrol (gasoline) cars (and even hybrids), as well as having lower carbon emissions. It is also safer as it doesn't explode as petrol can.

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)

Dimensions

1.weight
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1.63kg

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2. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.32m

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3.height
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1.13m

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4. shorter length
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2.65m

4.89m

5.width
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1.21m

2.08m

6. lower ground clearance
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The ground clearance is the distance between the lowest point of the car and the road surface. A shorter ground clearance lowers a vehicle’s center of gravity - increasing its handling ability and reducing the chance of a rollover. However, a higher ground clearance allows you to go over more uneven terrain.

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104mm

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Speed

1. faster acceleration (0-100)
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The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

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2.5s

5.5s

2.top speed
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The fastest speed that the vehicle can reach.

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414km/h

250km/h

Engine

1. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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0l/100 km

4.9l/100 km

2. more cylinders
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Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

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Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

16

6

3.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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1250Nm

630Nm

4. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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100l

70l

5. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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0l/100 km

6.9l/100 km

6. more valves
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An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.

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64

24

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)
2.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)
3.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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4.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)
5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

BMW 6 Series Convertible 640d (2014)
6. more airbags
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Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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