2026 BMW 6 series/i6.
There is a new rumor circulating around about a new BMW 6 series coupe coming.
The new BMW 6 could be offered as both a classic ICE model and an i6 EV version. The rumor goes as far as mentioning it would replace the 2 current coupes available in the BMW lineup, the 2 door 4 series as well as the much larger and expensive 8 series. This is similar to what Mercedes has just been doing with the new CLE. The CLE replaces the slightly smaller C-Class coupe as well as the larger E-Class coupe.
Since 2 door cars aren’t as popular as they used to be, everyone is either canceling them or finding a way to offer fewer models. At least, it seems BMW is still not canceling 2 door cars altogether, which is nice to see. It looks like the next Audi A5 will not be available as a coupe or convertible anymore.
The BMW 6 series came out in 1976. The first generation was produced for 13 years. A second generation came out in 2003 and was available as a 2 door coupe or convertible. It was produced until 2010. A redesigned 3rd generation followed until 2018, and added a 4-door model called “Gran Coupe”. A fourth generation was only available as a 4 door hatchback. No more coupe, convertible, or “Gran Coupe” 4-door sedan.
It seems the next generation will return to its 2 door roots. I guess it won’t be cheap since the current 4 series coupe starts at over $ 50,000!