BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   6Post.com | BMW 6-Series Forum > BMW 6 Series Forum > BMW M6 Forum (F12 / F13)

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-16-2012, 06:22 PM   #1
Mark
Administrator
Mark's Avatar
United_States
1867
Rep
4,004
Posts

 
Drives: 1M
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Exclusive: BMW M6 Gran Coupe Spied For First Time

BIMMERPOST NEWS
Exclusive: BMW M6 Gran Coupe Spied For First Time
70
COMMENTS
Name:  M6 a.jpg
Views: 53298
Size:  655.5 KB


Right now, there are two very interesting BMWs that have either been released or are about to be released. Namely, the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe (just released) and the F12 BMW M6 which is literally on the verge of official release.

And so, speculation has rightly so centered around the possibility of the ultimate BMW M sedan, a combination of the 6 Series GC and the M6, a car to challenge and crush the 2012 Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG. Well, BMW has answered the call and it looks like the M6 Gran Coupe is a real car and judging by the very scant amount of camouflage on the car, is just around the corner as well. One wonders if the M6 and M6 Gran Coupe may bow together or with only a short interval between them.

What makes the M6 Gran Coupe so special?
Following the standard 6-series Gran Coupe, the M6 Gran Coupe is expected to utilize the best BMW has to offer in terms of quality of materials and the best powertrain available in a current BMW. The M6 is expected to be motivated by a derivative of the S63TU motor in the new M5, a twin-turbo 4.4L V8 which produced 560HP in the M5. However, in the M6 Gran Coupe, rumors have pointed to a power bump of 20HP to 580HP. Power will be delivered via a standard 7-Speed DCT transmission.

What will it look like without the camo?
It will look nearly identical to the photoshop render set by our artist, Wildspeed, take a look for yourself: http://www.6post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=645432. The car will wear the same front and rear end design as the M6 Coupe, albeit with 2-extra doors. The car photographed here seems to be BMW's new San Marino Blue. And did anyone notice the body colored strips on the roof? Could this be part of a camo scheme covering a CF roof?

Name:  M6 a.jpg
Views: 53298
Size:  655.5 KB

Name:  M6 b.jpg
Views: 58023
Size:  696.6 KB

Name:  M6 c.jpg
Views: 45960
Size:  714.5 KB

Name:  M6 d.jpg
Views: 46282
Size:  705.5 KB

Name:  M6 e.jpg
Views: 50308
Size:  750.7 KB

Name:  M6 f.jpg
Views: 50713
Size:  739.8 KB

Name:  M6 g.jpg
Views: 50828
Size:  838.3 KB

Name:  M6 h.jpg
Views: 52718
Size:  742.1 KB



Wildspeed's render of the M6 Gran Coupe:






UPDATE: New spy photos of the upcoming M6 Gran Coupe from Autowereld

Name:  2130113831144_.jpg
Views: 26160
Size:  125.7 KB

Name:  2130113832126_.jpg
Views: 32974
Size:  142.9 KB

Name:  2130113836125_.jpg
Views: 25767
Size:  119.9 KB

Name:  213011383474_.jpg
Views: 27080
Size:  146.8 KB

Name:  213011383578_.jpg
Views: 33113
Size:  137.8 KB

__________________
The new beast. BMW M5.
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 06:56 PM   #2
bimmerjph
Lieutenant Colonel
bimmerjph's Avatar
United_States
29
Rep
1,978
Posts

 
Drives: 2002 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tennessee

iTrader: (0)

The M5 still looks better.
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 06:57 PM   #3
DDS2015
Major
Canada
14
Rep
1,041
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90 LCI 328i xdrive
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Winnipeg/Minneapolis

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Should give the CLS a run for its money.
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 06:59 PM   #4
Matski
Captain
Matski's Avatar
England
13
Rep
643
Posts

 
Drives: A slow BMW
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: England

iTrader: (0)

Just about the perfect car as far as I'm concerned... the only possible other candidate will be from Buchloe
__________________
3/15 to i8, and everything in between (yep, even including the F26 and F45)
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:01 PM   #5
ihc95
Major
ihc95's Avatar
12
Rep
1,166
Posts

 
Drives: TiAg E92 335i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: NJ

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
idk but to me, the rear wheels dont look wide enough....
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:17 PM   #6
GOLFFRR
GOLFFRR's Avatar
268
Rep
17,299
Posts

 
Drives: Golf Cart
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Solvang, CA/Camarillo, CA

iTrader: (4)

ok now its getting serious! I actually am a big fan of this car, now in M forum,
__________________

BEFORE YOU BUY YOUR NEXT BMW, EMAIL US FIRST WE CAN HOOK YOU UP!
Need a quote or assistance from David? GO HERE-->bmwdavid@icloud.com or 202-262-2900
David's ED special ALL M cars-->http://f10.m5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1042739
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:18 PM   #7
antzcrashing
... can I get a 1M
antzcrashing's Avatar
13
Rep
1,107
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 330i
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Miami FL

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2006 BMW 330i  [5.00]
amazing car, amazing color
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:26 PM   #8
Diver
Colonel
Diver's Avatar
United_States
43
Rep
2,880
Posts

 
Drives: Black '12 135i DCT PPK Msport
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Texas

iTrader: (0)

Looks a bit more interesting than an M5.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:28 PM   #9
nlpamg
MBWorld Spy
United_States
7
Rep
588
Posts

 
Drives: M5, GT-R BE, C250
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (1)

cannot wait!
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:37 PM   #10
Mako
2000 M Roadster (sold), 2006 M Coupe (sold)
United_States
42
Rep
1,336
Posts

 
Drives: '12 X3 35i M Spt '13 335 M Spt
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Chicago

iTrader: (0)

$110K starting price? Just a guess.
For a variant of a M5? Problem is going to be price! Can get a CLS63 under $100K
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:39 PM   #11
chris719
Lieutenant
7
Rep
480
Posts

 
Drives: '08 M Roadster
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: NJ

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ihc95 View Post
idk but to me, the rear wheels dont look wide enough....
Those are Dunlop Wintersport 3D tires on that car I believe, so it may be a winter setup they are testing.
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 07:46 PM   #12
smihalik
Private
2
Rep
78
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 e92 ///M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Montreal

iTrader: (1)

Damn, now I gotta make more money.
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 08:44 PM   #13
DaveL
Banned
9
Rep
970
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 335 coupe msport
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Darien CT.

iTrader: (0)

I like it and didn't think i would when I heard it was coming...Maybe I should save an extra 50k and blow off the F30 which looks like a clam on the half shell.Me like!!
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 09:06 PM   #14
Imola.ZHP
No car payments...
Imola.ZHP's Avatar
United_States
21
Rep
2,009
Posts

 
Drives: 2003 BMW 330i ZHP
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mud Island, TN

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Imola.ZHP Send a message via MSN to Imola.ZHP Send a message via Yahoo to Imola.ZHP
giggity
__________________

Marcus
-- 330i ZHP
-- Build Date 03/03/03
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 09:18 PM   #15
uhn2000
Big K...
uhn2000's Avatar
Canada
23
Rep
1,633
Posts

 
Drives: FerrariFF
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Toronto, Ontario

iTrader: (0)

Ok cool but where is the vert and coupe launch.. taking so long
__________________
Prancing horse..
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 09:54 PM   #16
VincentMorin
Concept Art - Illustration - Storyboard - Design
VincentMorin's Avatar
Canada
0
Rep
47
Posts

 
Drives: e90
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Montreal

iTrader: (0)

This thing is going to be a jaw dropper.
__________________
Vincent Morin | Concept Art - Illustration - Sequential Art - Design - Animation
Website. www.vincentmorin.com
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 10:15 PM   #17
Weird Side Effect
Side effects may include...
Weird Side Effect's Avatar
United_States
7
Rep
168
Posts

 
Drives: e90 M3, e46 M3
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Houston

iTrader: (0)

I like the look of the 6 Gran Coupe, but even in camo, this M version looks badass. I might have to look into it down the road. I'm diggin' the new blue.
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 10:50 PM   #18
1'M Blue
Captain
Oman
8
Rep
668
Posts

 
Drives: 1M
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: OM

iTrader: (0)

Cant wait for this !
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 11:34 PM   #19
Rich@GTBPerformance
Bimmerpost Sponsor and BMW Performance Guru
Rich@GTBPerformance's Avatar
228
Rep
4,406
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 JZB M3, 2000 750iL
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North New Jersey

iTrader: (20)

That car is going to be sick!
__________________
Email : rich@gtbperformance.com | Web : www.gtbperformance.com | Tel : 973 429 2839



GTB Performance is a supporting member of Bimmerpost and the BMW Car Club of America, NJ Chapter
Appreciate 0
      01-16-2012, 11:49 PM   #20
SlammedR8
Brigadier General
SlammedR8's Avatar
Canada
118
Rep
4,937
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 Audi R8 V10 +2013 Audi S4
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via MSN to SlammedR8
WOW!!!!
__________________
2010 Audi R8 V10 Coupe 6MT-White on Red
GMG Exhaust | H&R Springs | H&R Spacers | Carbonio Intake | UniTronic ECU Upgrade| 15% Tints/50% Windshield|LED License Plate
2013 Range Rover Sport-Black on Black
Stock with 15% Tint & 50% Windshield
Appreciate 0
      01-17-2012, 12:40 AM   #21
Jblack4083
Captain
United_States
10
Rep
796
Posts

 
Drives: E46 ///M3 JB/CB
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Queens, NYC

iTrader: (0)

brakes are HUGE!!!
Appreciate 0
      01-17-2012, 03:44 AM   #22
EdM5
Major
EdM5's Avatar
Netherlands
27
Rep
1,417
Posts

 
Drives: F10 M5 CP & E70 X5 Xdrive35d
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Amsterdam

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by chris719 View Post
Those are Dunlop Wintersport 3D tires on that car I believe, so it may be a winter setup they are testing.
Definitely. Germans swap to winters this time of year.

This is going to be the largest M car ever.
__________________
2004 e87 118d (ret.), 2006 e92 335d (ret.), 2007 e92 330d (ret.), 2007 e87 130i M-sport (ret.), 2009 e92 M3 (ret.), 2010 f10 535d M-sport (ret.)
2009 e70 X5 35d & 2014 f10 M5 CP
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bmw gran coupe forum, bmw gran coupe forums, bmw m forum, bmw m forums, bmw m6 forum, bmw m6 forums, bmw m6 gran coupe, bmw m6 gran coupe forum, bmw spy, bmw spy photo, bmw spy photos, bmw spy pic, bmw spy pics, bmw spy video, bmw spy videos, gran coupe forum, gran coupe forums, gran coupe m, gran coupe m6, m forum, m forums, m gran coupe, m6 gran coupe

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:23 AM.




6post.com
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST