New footage of the new BMW M6 Coupe and Convertible was released by BMW. The 2013 M6 Coupe and M6 Convertible went to Malaga, Spain, to be driven by journalists from around the world. Both M6 models make use of the S63Tu engine, a 4.4-liter unit with an output of 560 hp (412 kW) at 5,750 – 7,000 rpm, and maximum torque of 500 lb-ft (680 Nm) on tap between 1,500 and 5,750 rpm. The rev limiter intervenes at 7,200 rpm.
The engine is mated to a 7-Speed M-Double Clutch Transmission and an innovative Active M Differential. In 2013, a manual transmission will be offered to U.S. customers.
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).
The BMW M6 Convertible will be the first of the two new M cars 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). 2013 BMW M6 Coupe will arrive in late summer and will carry Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices of $106,995 (including destination and handling).