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2018 BMW 640i Gran Touring: What is this car even?!

The new 6 Series Gran Turismo has had most of its coupe characteristics replaced with crossover and sedan DNA. The result is a car that we're not sure how to classify.

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Antuan Goodwin
Antuan Goodwin gained his automotive knowledge the old fashioned way, by turning wrenches in a driveway and picking up speeding tickets. From drivetrain tech and electrification to car audio installs and cabin tech, if it's on wheels, Antuan is knowledgeable.
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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

BMW unveiled the newest member of its 6 Series of sport luxury vehicles this week.

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

The 640i xDrive Gran Turismo takes the roofline and proportions of the 6er coupe and adds a lot more trunk for your junk.

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

The new model also boasts a taller seating position for a more commanding view of the road. 

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

Rear stowage space has been expanded to 65 cubic feet with the second-row seats folded flat. That's nearly as much as BMW's own X5 SUV.

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

The rear end has also been tweaked with a new, larger opening that lowers the lift-in height by 2 inches.

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

Under the hood is the automaker's 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. 

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

The automaker's xDrive all-wheel drive system is standard for the coupe-inspired Gran Turismo crossover. 

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

Optional M Sport or Luxury packages are available to tweak the appearance of the GT.

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

Efficiency improvements come from both active and passive aerodynamics. Lightweight aluminum and high-strength steel construction help keep the weight down.

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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

The BMW 6er Gran Turismo seems like a not-quite-coupe for drivers who want a sporty image, but would probably be better suited behind the wheel of a true SUV or wagon. 

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Jack of all trades and master of none? We'll find out this fall when the 2018 BMW 6er Gran Turismo hits dealerships.

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