CS Concept - sketch


BMW Attack their Native Arch-Rival
Munich are going to extend their offers in the luxury class. Mercedes-Benz is still the leading brand in this sector however Munich keep on pursuing them. With the SL-class, Daimler AG is clearly in the vanguard of that segment - Munich did not even managed getting close to the sales figures of Stuttgart's legendary luxury roadster, with none of their attempts. But, they don't give in and go on with the 6-series' second generation.


Upcoming 6-series to Tackle the Mercedes SL
With the new Six, BMW aims even more at Stuttgart's upper-class cabriolet. So it will get a retractable hardtop too. A classic canopy top could be available as an option. Also a roofed version is likely to be obtainable however, this model will come out later, as a replenishment. Since the hardtop of the convertible is going to be coupe-like shaped, there would be a niche for a shooting brake in the style of the 1990's Z3 Coupe, but that thing is more than unlikely.


The New X6 - An Unrivalled Offering
One new playground opens up new vistas: The crossover niche. Mercedes flopped with the R-class, but Munich are trying out an equally daring approach! Since a bigger X7 as a competitor to the GL-class wouldn't meet BMW's image, they rather cross Coupe and SUV. It has already been introduced as the X6 Concept and the thing, which they call 'Sports Activity Coupe', is soon to come out exactly as shown.


X6 concept - sketch


BMW Won't Copy the R-class! They Want to Make it Better!
Nevertheless, the Bavarian car makers are about to prove that vans can be sporty too. Regardless of Stuttgart's R-class disaster, Munich are preparing a very similar vehicle. The interior will reportedly be more flexible and multifunctional than that of the Benz. Contrary to this one, the Bimmer won't look like a station wagon or a van, but like a stretched and lowered X6. And, since they don't want it to be a mini bus, they will call it 'Progressive Activity Sedan'. Read more here >


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M A Y B A C H ......................................................... check the options for a further model
V O L K S W A G E N ........................ change exterior design and delay launch of the Golf
M A S E R A T I ........................................ want to extend their range by new model lines
B U G A T T I ....................................................................... is there another car to come?



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