BMW New Six

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BMW New Six
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Production 1968-1977
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Body Style 4-door sedan 4-door coupe
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Transmission 4-speed manual
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The BMW New Six is a six-cylinder car made by BMW. It was made from 1968 through 1977. The New Six was a response to the Mercedes-Benz large luxury cars. There were two body styles of the New Six: a coupe and a sedan. The two body styles both had there internal names: E3 for the sedan while the coupe had E9.

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The 2500/2800 models were made from 1968 through 1977. In 1969 the 2500/2800 models came out in America. The 2500 didn't have many luxury features as the 2800. The 2800 had luxury features like full leather interior, power windows, and power sunroof. In 1971 North America exclusively got the Bavaria model, a model that replaced the 2500/2800 models. The Bavaria was $5,000. While the 2800 model was more expensive with a price of $6,874. In 1971 the 3.0S came out.


The CS models were coupes based off the base sedans. But the coupes were also related to the New Class coupe, especially in the rear. The first CS model came out in 1968. Later, in 1971 the 3.0CS came out. In 1974 the smaller engined 2.5CS model came out in response to the oil crisis.


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