The standard vehicle is quite divisive. At least this version can speed away from the haters.

Judging by readers’ comments to the BMW 6 Series GT’s debut, there aren’t very many early fans of the German brand’s latest liftback model. X-Tomi Design has now reimagined the vehicle in M guise. Have the subtle tweaks made the design any better?

BMW M6 GT Rendering
2018 BMW 640i xDrive GT


The fantasy M6 GT looks the part thanks to dark trim and a more aggressive front fascia with larger intakes. Deeper side sills and a carbon fiber roof are also among the updates. The natural choice for power would be the 4.4-liter biturbo V8 from the next-generation M5. The mill reportedly produces 600 horsepower (441 kilowatts) and 516 pound-feet (700 Newton-meters) of torque. A new version of BMW’s Xdrive all-wheel-drive system can send power entirely to the rear when the driver prefers. In the 5 Series, the powertrain allegedly gets the sedan to 62 miles per hour (100 kilometers per hour) in 3.5 seconds. An M6 GT probably wouldn’t be much slower.

 

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BMW reportedly doesn’t intend to create a new M5 wagon, so an M6 GT would be the next best thing. The model features a hatch that opens and closes electrically. Inside, there’s 65 cubic feet (1,841 liters) of cargo room with the rear seats down. Plus, a storage compartment in the trunk floor offers a space to store even more items. 

The chances of BMW building an M6 GT are incredibly low – bordering on nonexistent. In the United States, the only available version of the new model is the 640i xDrive GT that uses a 3.0-liter biturbo inline-six engine with 335 horsepower, which gets the liftback to 60 mph (97 kph) in 5.1 seconds. Prices, including destination, start at $70,695 when the vehicle arrives at American dealers this fall.

Source: X-Tomi Design

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