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  BMW M6 (F12)
2012 - date
BMW M6 (F12)
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Specification
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class GT
Body 2/4 Door 2+2 Seat
Coupe/Convertible
Layout Front Engine
Rear Drive
Transmission 7 Speed Dual Clutch
Number Built  
Engine
Type Conventional
Details Twin Turbo V8
Capacity
268 in3 
Max Power
552 bhp @6000rpm 
Max Torque
502 lb/ft @1500rpm 
Power to Weight
291 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
265 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 126 bhp/litre 
Compression 10.0:1 
Bore x Stroke
3.47 X 3.50 in 
Fuel Cons
29 mpg 
Emissions 231 g/Km Co2 
Performance
Top Speed
155 mph 
0 - 30 mph
1.9 sec 
0 - 60 mph
4.0 sec 
0 - 100 mph
7.6 sec 
0 - 124 mph
11.4 sec 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
11.8sec @123mph 
60 - 0 mph
116 ft 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
14.9 sec 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn 0.99 g 
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
192.8 in 
Width
75.6 in 
Height
53.9 in 
Weight
4244 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 9.5 X 19
10.5 X 19 
Tyres (F/R) 265/40 ZR19
295/35 ZR19 
Fuel Capacity
 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £95000
Used Price £45000 - £75000
 
Profile

The third generation (F12) M6 (if you count the original M635) arrived in 2012. BMW ditched the old V10 for a greener twin-turbo V8 (sharing technology with it's M5 stablemate), which dropped emissions to 231 g/km CO2 and increased fuel economy by almost 100%! A 7-speed dual clutch transmission with steering mounted paddles ensures you enjoy the massive 552bhp on offer. Top speed is the ubiquitous limited 155mph, but the optional M Drivers package gives an unrestricted 189mph. For even more oomph, the Competition Package kicks out 600bhp and drops the 0-60mph sprint under 4 seconds.

Externally, the M6 now features a carbon fibre roof, while inside a 10 inch LED panel with head-up display grabs your attention. The enormous options list includes all round cameras, a night vision system, mobile internet with streamed content and (expensive) carbon ceramic brakes.

Available as a convertible, coupe and grand coupe (4 door), the M6 is expensive at almost 100k, but with all it has to offer, it's a great car no less.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
74% 74% 6% 9
Ranks 216 of 771 Ranks 254 of 771 Ranks 210 of 771 Ranks 207 of 771

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Lineage
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M635Csi

(1983 - 1989)
  

M6 (E63)

(2006 - 2010)
  

M6 (F12)

(2012 - date)

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