BMW M6 Third generation F12/13
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||2-door convertible |
4-door gran coupé
|Engine||4.4 L 568 PS (418 kW; 560 hp) BMW S63 V8|
|Transmission||7-speed M-DCT |
|Wheelbase||2,850 mm (112.2 in)|
|Length||4,897 mm (192.8 in)|
|Width||1,902 mm (74.87 in)|
|Height||1,369 mm (53.9 in)|
|Curb weight||Coupé: 1,925 kg (4,244 lb) |
Convertible: 2,055 kg (4,531 lb)
Gran Coupé: 1,950 kg (4,299 lb)
Details for the new generation M6 were announced in February 2012, with it being shown at the Geneva Motor Show the following month.
The new model is based on the BMW F12/F13 and shares its 7-speed M-DCT gearbox, BMW S63 V8 engine and other technology with the BMW M5 (F10). The M6 coupé has a carbon-fiber roof and other weight saving measures, making it 20 kg (44 lb) lighter than the M5, however it is 140 kg (309 lb) heavier than the previous M6. The M6 convertible is 50 kg (110 lb) heavier than the previous M6 Convertible.
|Gearbox||7 Speed DCT|
|Drivetrain||Rear wheel drive|
The official performance figures claim acceleration from 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 4.2 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) without the M Driver's Package (allows it to run up to 300 km/h) . The design style is similar to all recent M series cars. The front of the car has a newly designed M kidney grille with an “M6” badge – a homage to the first generation M6.
|Top Speed||155 mph|
|0-60 mph||4.1 secs|
|Torque||680 Nm, 502 ft-lb|
|CO2 Emissions||231 g/km|
|Euro Emissions Standard||6|
|Miles Per Tank||492 miles|