It was certainly a surprise for our spy photographers to come across a new generation BMW 6 Series prototype - even more so considering it was the cabriolet version, with the coupe yet to be seen.
As these image show, the 6 Series Cabriolet will continue to be offered with a canvas roof rather than a retractable hard top, most likely to preserve luggage space so as to remain a somewhat practical luxury convertible.
The overall shape of the 6 Series will remain relatively identical, although each panel has been subtly refined to makeover the look of the car.
The new BMW 6 Series range will again be available as the 630, 650 and 635d models with a flagship M6 variant to follow shortly after.
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