Monday, March 14, 2011
BMW unveils new 650i as bit of sports car heaven
BMW unveils its newest refined sports car, the 650i Coupe, a third-generation that the brand says drives better than the last.
It arrives with a twin-turbocharged, direct-injected V-8 engine producing 400 horsepower. It can be paired with either an eight-speed automatic transmission or a six-speed manual. Either way, expect 0 to 60 miles per hour in in 4.8 seconds.
"This is the only car in the segment to offer the combination of top-class sporting ability, exclusive touring comfort and a (big) luggage compartment," BMW writes.
The 2+2, arriving in the U.S. this fall, also has BMW's latest entertainment system.
Other features include a rear-view camera, the ability to parallel park itself and an infrared pedestrian detection system for night driving.