Just The Facts: BMW M6 Gran Coupe

BMW M6 | December 12th, 2012 by 8
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BMW premiered today the first M coupe model with four-doors. BMW M6 Gran Coupe joins the existing Coupe and Convertible models in the line-up and it …

BMW premiered today the first M coupe model with four-doors. BMW M6 Gran Coupe joins the existing Coupe and Convertible models in the line-up and it is built atop the 6 Series Gran Coupe model.

Just like the M6 Coupe, the Gran Coupe variant features a carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) roof.

The recommended retail price Germany of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe is 128.800 €, including 19 % VAT. Market launch will be in May 2013, followed shortly by a North American debut.

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Just The Facts

Power & Transmission

  • S63Tü high-revving V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology
  • 412 kW/560 hp
  • 680 Newton metres (502 lb-ft) on tap between 1,500 and 5,750 rpm, while maximum output is developed between 6,000 and 7,000 rpm.
  • The engine revs to a maximum of 7,200 rpm.
  • 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds
  • 155mph top speed (electronically limited)
  • Seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission with Drivelogic
  • Launch Control function for maximum acceleration
  • Low Speed Assistance for extra comfort
  • Auto Start-Stop function to enhance efficiency.

Chassis, Suspensions, Brakes

  • Integral rear axle, double-wishbone front axle has specific kinematics and components made from forged aluminium
  • Chassis mountings using large panels
  • M-specific version of the Dynamic Damper Control system and hydraulic variable-ratio rack-and-pinion steering with the M Servotronic function
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) that includes Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), Brake Assistant, Brake Fade Compensation function, a Brake Drying function and Start-off Assistant.
  • BMW M6 Gran Coupe can also be ordered with M carbon-ceramic brakes: The brake rotors measure 16.1 inches (410 mm) in diameter at the front and 15.6 inches (396 mm) at the rear.
  • The M Carbon-Ceramic brakes are 42.8 lb (19.4 kg) lighter than the standard brakes
  • The diameter of the standard brake rotors is 15.7 inches (400 mm) at the front and 15.6 inches (396 mm) at the rear.

Interior

  • Two M Drive buttons which can be used to call up a pre-configured setup for the car.
  • M Head-Up Display
  • Lightweight seats with integrated belt system

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