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Bold and Beautiful: The new BMW M6 Coupe and Convertible


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MULGRAVE, AUSTRALIA – Nov 7, 2012:The latest high-performance twins from the BMW M division, the BMW M6 Coupe and M6 Convertible, have reached Australian shores and taken their place at the top of the BMW M car line-up.

BMW Group Australia Managing Director, Phil Horton said the M6 stable mates open a new chapter in the history of BMW M, which this year celebrates 40 years of operation.

“The ballistic acceleration and enthralling dynamics of the M6 are straight out of the M textbook yet the technology at work in these cars is truly ground-breaking,” said Mr Horton.

The precise interplay of the high-revving V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology, a seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission with Drivelogic, Active M Differential, model-specific M tuned chassis technology, an ideal weight balance and optimised aerodynamic properties all combine to serve up the characteristically unique M driving experience in the M6 variants.

The BMW M6 Coupe sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, the BMW M6 Convertible in 4.3 seconds. However, the dynamic character of both models is also defined by their breadth of agility, performance and versatile dynamics in any situation.

The new BMW M6 Coupe records average fuel consumption of 9.9 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 emissions of 232 grams per kilometre in the EU test cycle. The equivalent values for the new BMW M6 Convertible are 10.3 l/100 km and 239 g/km. Despite a 10 per cent increase in engine output and a 30 per cent jump in peak torque – to 680 Newton metres – fuel consumption and CO2 emissions have been reduced by over 30 per cent in both cases compared with their respective predecessors.