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      10-13-2017, 09:34 AM   #67
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Originally Posted by mkoesel View Post
The OP contains everything currently known about the current and future G generation (plus current and future UKL) BMW products.

While it is possible others may yet await, the absence of news about any 6 Series vehicles other than the GT at this point suggests it is unlikely we'll see replacements for the current 6 Series range going by the 6 Series name for the remainder of the G generation. The 8 Series is by-and-large taking over that role. Perhaps in a future generation they will add a new 6 Series coupe, convertible, and Gran Coupe, or perhaps not.
It’s up to you and the other mods/admin/gurus, but shouldn’t there be a bit more emphasis placed on the “Exx/Fxx/Gxx” designations being related to design language not “chassis generation”? It’s asked too frequently and answers scattered everywhere.

I’ve seen the M8 models referred to as G9x rather than F9x. I still see F91 reserved for a possible M5 Touring but that would still be a ways off if approved.

CLAR is an assembly method not a chassis, and is maturing to allow Front Longitudinal, Front Transverse, Mid-Rear Transverse with FWD, AWD, RWD and with or without electric, hybrid, or ICM only configurations all on the same line. I think you’ll find the answers to the UKL oddities in this.
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