2013 BMW 6 Series 40i

2013 BMW 6 Series 40i Specifications

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About the 2013 BMW 6 Series 40i

The 2013 BMW 6 Series 40i is a rear-wheel drive two-door convertible that was released to the Australian market on 01/08/2011 classified as a F12. The 6 Series is regarded as a sports car built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at $31,100.

The 6 Series is a rear-wheel drive 2 door with 4 seats, powered by a 3.0L TURBO 6 engine that has 235 kW of power (at 5800 rpm) and 450 Nm of torque (at 1300 rpm) via an Eight-speed Automatic. BMW claims the 6 Series 40i uses 7.9L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 185g of CO2. It has a 70L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 886km per full tank.

The 6 Series measures 1365mm (53.7 inches) in height, 4895mm (192.7 inches) in length, 1894mm (74.6 inches) in width with a 2855mm (112.4 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1840kg (4056.5 lbs) of unladen weight. The 6 Series 40i comes standard with 245/40 R19 front tyres and 275/35 R19 rear tyres. It requires a service every 24 months or 25,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2013 BMW 6 Series 40i has a 123mm ground clearance.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Inner Guard and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Lower B-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to WBALW720%0C000111.


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BMW 6 Series 40i Details
Used Price From Dealer$31,100
Trade-In Value$25,800
Body Styletwo-door convertible
Release date01/08/2011
Discontinued date30/04/2014
Drive typeRWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Inner Guard
Compliance plate locationPass Side Lower B-Pillar
VIN ExampleWBALW720%0C000111
Country of originGermany
SegmentSports Car
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors2
Seating capacity4
BMW 6 Series 40i Engine Specifications
Size2979cc, 3.0L
Power @ RPM 235kW @ 5800rpm (315.1 hp)
Torque @ RPM450Nm @ 1300rpm (331.9 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged six-cylinder
Number of Valves32
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio10.2
Power/weight ratio127.7kw/tonne
Bore/stroke84mm × 89.6mm (3.3in × 3.5in)
BMW 6 Series 40i Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionEight-speed Automatic
Drive typerear-wheel drive
Turning circle11.7m (38.4 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size245/40 R19 - 8.5x19
Rear tyre & wheel size275/35 R19 - 9.0x19
Front suspension typeDouble wishbone, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
BMW 6 Series 40i Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity70L
Fuel consumption (combined average)7.9L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range886.1km (550.6 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)185g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
BMW 6 Series 40i Dimensions
Length4895mm (192.7 inches)
Width1894mm (74.6 inches)
Height1365mm (53.7 inches)
Wheelbase2855mm (112.4 inches)
Front track1594mm (62.8 inches)
Rear track1629mm (64.1 inches)
Ground clearance123mm (4.8 inches)
Unladen weight1840kg (4056.5 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2290kg (5048.6 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
BMW 6 Series 40i Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
BMW 6 Series 40i Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
BMW 6 Series 40i Servicing
Service interval (km)25,000 km
Service interval (months)24 months
BMW 6 Series 40i Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • 19 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electric Top
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Head Airbags
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Head Up Display
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Keyless Entry and Drive
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Metallic Paint
  • Mobile Phone Connectivity
  • Parking Distance Control Front
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Sport Seats
  • Sound System with 9 Speakers
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Voice Recognition System
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features
  • Adaptive Drive - $8,000
  • 20 Inch Alloy Wheels - $2,700
  • CD with 6 CD Stacker - $1,300
  • Comfort Seats Front - $1,600
  • Lane Change Warning - $1,400
  • Lane Departure Warning - $1,400
  • Leather Trim Special - $3,000
  • Night View Assist - $4,500
  • Power Door Closing - $900
  • Premium Sound System - $1,200
  • Television - $2,800
  • Ventilated Front Seats - $1,500