Design details, such as anodized speaker grilles and special color schemes, highlight the audio system in the special edition BMW 650i Gran Coupe.
As part of Road Trip 2012, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman spent six weeks -- and 4,658 miles -- in BMW's terrific sports coupe. Powerful, smooth, and sleek, the vehicle was a treat to drive.
For six weeks and 4,658 miles, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman drove around California, Arizona, and Nevada in BMW's sports coupe on Road Trip 2012.
With its robust technology roster, the 2012 BMW 650i makes for a very enjoyable and comfortable car to drive, while providing the latest in convenience through navigation, audio, and iPhone integration.
The 2012 BMW 650i has the sleeker design, lighter body frame, and some robust tech that we've been waiting for.
BMW's new generation 6-series employs exceptional technology, giving the car efficient power, excellent handling, and cutting-edge cabin electronics.
Altec Lansing's Octiv 650 is one of best-sounding iPod/iPhone speaker docks in its price class, with a distinct, stylish look and component video output to boot. Read CNET's full review.
Altec Lansing's Octiv 650 iPod/iPhone speaker dock is set to ship in May for $199.
BMW's 6-series update follows on the heels of the concept shown in Paris last year, maintaining the look of that prototype as the car BMW fans have been waiting for. The new 6 loses the ugly trunk-lid wart of the previous generation, taking on a design more in keeping with the original 6, and its spiritual forbear, the 3.0CSi.
At the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, BMW finally banished the Bangle Butt with the unveiling of the 2012 BMW 6-Series convertible.