2012 BMW M6 Convertible Online Configurator now on BMWUSA.com

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Screen Shot 2012 04 18 at 7.10.45 PM 2012 BMW M6 Convertible Online Configurator now on BMWUSA.com

The online configurator for the 2012 BMW M6 Convertible just went live on www.bmwusa.com The 2012 BMW M6 Convertible will be the first of the …

The online configurator for the 2012 BMW M6 Convertible just went live on www.bmwusa.com

The 2012 BMW M6 Convertible will be the first of the three new M to arrive in US BMW Center showrooms. The M6 Convertible arrives this June and will be priced at $113,995 (including $895 Destination and Handling).

The M6 Convertible, as well as the coupe, is powered by a high revving 560 hp M TwinPower Turbo V8 mated to a 7-speed M-Double Clutch transmission (M-DCT). BMW said a manual option will be offered as well, but at the moment, it is not available in the online configurator.

Screen Shot 2012 04 18 at 7.10.45 PM 655x325 2012 BMW M6 Convertible Online Configurator now on BMWUSA.com

0 to 62 mph is achieved in 4.3 seconds while the spring to 124 mph (200km/h) takes only 13.1 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph (250 km/h). BMW has not release the official MPG numbers, but the company says the new M6 Convertible consumes 30% less fuel than its predecessor.

The M-tuned chassis comes standard with Dynamic Damper Control (DDC) electronically controlled shock absorbers that can be adjusted with the touch of a button.

The new BMW M6 Coupe and Convertible will be the first cars in the history of BMW M to be offered with optional M Carbon-Ceramic brakes (in conjunction with 20-inch M light-alloy wheels as of July 2012 production). The brake rotors measure 16.1 inches (410 mm) in diameter at the front and 15.6 inches (396 mm) at the rear. Made from a carbon-fiber ceramic compound, the rotors boast even greater resistance to heat combined with significantly reduced rotating masses. The M Carbon-Ceramic brakes are 42.8 lb (19.4 kg) lighter than the standard brakes.

The online configurator shows the M6 Convertible in the following standard colors: San Marino Blue, Singapore Grey, Black Sapphire, Mojave, Silverstone and Space Gray. The BMW Individual color pallet includes Citrin Black, Tanzanite Blue, Ruby Black and Moonstone.

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