The new BMW F12/13 M6 Coupe & Cab

BMW have confirmed the introduction of two highly anticipated models, the new BMW M6 Coupé and the new M6 Convertible.

These exciting new models represent the ultimate expression of the BMW M philosophy. Powered by the latestM TwinPower Turbo V8 engine producing 560hp with 680Nm torque available from just 1,500 rpm, both offer searing performance and sporting dynamics.

The new BMW M6 Coupé will start production in July 2012, whilst the new BMW M6 Convertible starts production in March 2012. Both models will be built at BMW Plant Dingolfing in Germany. Start of production for customer orders are yet to be confirmed.

Launch Date, World Premiere and Dealer Launch Cars:

The official market launch date for the new BMW M6 Coupé and M6 Convertible will be 15th September 2012.

The World Premiere of the M6 Coupé is at the 82nd International Motor Show in Geneva on 6th March 2012 and the World Premiere of the M6 Convertible is at the New York International Auto Show on 4 April 2012. Information on dealer launch cars is due soon…

Model Codes and Pricing:

Model Code      Description         Basic Price      VAT @ 20.0%      Retail Price         OTR Price
LX92                   M6 Coupé           £76,854.17       £15,370.83          £92,225.00       £93,795.00
LZ92               M6 Convertible     £81,187.50       £16,237.50          £97,425.00       £98,995.00

Technical highlights:

The new BMW M6 Coupé and M6 Convertible both feature the following technical innovations delivering high performance and class leading efficiency.

• V8 engine with four-valve technology.
• Seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT) with DRIVELOGIC.
• Active M Differential with increased traction for surfaces with low and varying friction levels.
• M Drive with two settings (Cruise or Sport).
• M Instrument Panel.

F13 M6 Coupé figures:

Combined fuel consumption         CO2 emissions           0-62                 Output                Torque

28.5 (mpg)                               232 (g/km)           4.2 mph            560 (hp)           680 (Nm)

F12 M6 Convertible:

Combined fuel consumption         CO2 emissions           0-62                 Output                Torque

27.4 (mpg)                             239 (g/km)           4.3 mph            560 (hp)           680 (Nm)

BMW EfficientDynamics Measures:

The new BMW M6 Coupé and M6 Convertible benefit from some of the latest BMW EfficientDynamics measures,including those listed below, helping contribute to the impressive technical data when compared to the E63 M6 Coupé and E64 M6 Convertible.

• Active Aerodynamics.
• Auto Start-Stop.
• Brake Energy Regeneration.
• High-precision direct injection.
• Reduced rolling resistance tyres.

Standard equipment:

A selection of highlights from the standard equipment as follows:

• 19″ light alloy M Star-spoke style 344M wheels.
• Extended Merino leather upholstery.
• Carbon-fibre interior trim.
• Adaptive LED headlights.
• BMW Professional Multimedia Navigation system.
• Full colour Head-up Display.
• Enhanced Bluetooth telephone functionality with telematics.
• BMW Assist with RTTI (Real Time Traffic Information).
• Voice Control.
• Loudspeaker system – BMW Professional.
• DAB digital radio.
• USB Audio Interface.

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