BMW Group Philippines recently held a press preview of its new 6 Series coupe held at the PGA Cars BMW dealership. The New 645Ci is being touted as a businessman's sports car. Passion, elegance, power and performance - these four attributes more than enough describes the new 6-series, as BMW boldly puts it.

With its sophisticated and sleek proportions, the new 6 Series makes a clear pledge to the world of the classic, sporting and elegant coupé. The dynamic looks of the car bear a clear testimony to exceptional driving agility at very first sight.

One unique feature of the new 6 Series is the unusually large panorama vent roof made of glass is a particular highlight in every sense of the word, giving the interior a truly generous and bright ambience. The new 6 is also equipped with Bluetooth which integrates the stereo system as a hands free phone kit when used with a Bluetooth capable phone.

Despite its sporting performance and dynamic character, this thoroughbred coupé ensures driving comfort of the highest calibre: A fully-fledged 2+2-coupé, the 645Ci offers all four passengers maximum seating comfort for a coupé, luxury features all round, and an ambience of sheer elegance. All this is combined with exceptional practical qualities including the proverbial safety of the new BMW 6 Series. The car is also equipped with a large trunk which can accommodate two golf bags and a luggage.

Under the hood of the 645Ci is a sensational 4.4-liter eight-cylinder makes the aficionado of refined power units wax lyrical in every respect, maximum output of 333 bhp and maximum torque of 332 lb-ft. Indeed, this is clearly confirmed by the International Engine of the Year 2002 Award presented to BMW for this unique V8.

Infinite adjustment of virtually all relevant parameters such as valve timing (bi-VANOS), valve lift (VALVETRONIC) and even intake manifold length enables the eight-cylinder to adjust perfectly to every situation. Through extensive optimization, the customer benefits from this technical masterpiece through supreme output and fuel consumption of a very frugal 11.7 liters premium plus/100 km.

The award winning engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox as standard. Optional packages are either a six-speed automatic transmission with Steptronic and six-speed SMG transmission which gives a Formula One feel of shifting by paddles on the steering wheel without clutching. Top speed is 250 km/h (limited electronically), acceleration from 0-100 km/h is in 5.6 seconds.

Coupled with an outstanding chassis and suspension, and innovative features such as Active Steering, Adaptive Headlights, Heads Up Display, iDrive with voice command, Dynamic Drive stability control or the DSC driving stability program ensures a truly impressive, powerful and refined driving experience further stressing the brand as the ultimate driving machine.

Pricetag of the BMW 645Ci starts from Php8,500,000 to Php11,000,000 depending on customer's specific configuration. Availability is on indent order basis due to varying configurations.