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      07-17-2012, 11:39 AM   #1
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Cool First San Marino Blue M6 Coupe Spotted

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The 2013 M6 Coupe (F13) is a beautiful car, especially in its eye catching launch color - Sakhir Orange. But, it's refreshing to finally see it in another color (besides the Brilliant White M6 Coupe shown at the Beijing auto show). Here it is in San Marino Blue, which is the launch color for the M6 Convertible (F12). This M6 features the now-standard trunk spoiler for the coupe.

Both San Marino Blue and Sakhir Orange are available for the U.S. M6 coupe and the convertible as standard metallic colors in addition to Singapore Grey, Imperial Blue, Mojave (Havana), Black Sapphire, Space Grey, Silverstone and Alpine White. Current factory Individual colors ($1800 option) for the U.S. include Moonstone, Tanzanite Blue, Citrin Black, and Ruby Black.

We've posted below a few of our renders of the F13 M6 Coupe in some of these colors.

Thanks to Mr. Renner from Munich for the photos.

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      07-17-2012, 01:32 PM   #2
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Looks awesome,some nice stores in the background
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wish the brakes would match with all of the colors. That looks good
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These have already been popping up in showrooms around the US in the same color, at least in Southern California.

See picture below from Westlake Village Rusnak BMW
http://web.stagram.com/p/234853243241051403_5513788
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      07-17-2012, 01:51 PM   #6
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These have already been popping up in showrooms around the US in the same color, at least in Southern California.

See picture below from Westlake Village Rusnak BMW
http://web.stagram.com/p/234853243241051403_5513788
That's the convertible (whose launch color is San Marino Blue).

Until now, the coupe has only been seen in Sakhir Orange and Brilliant White.
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      07-17-2012, 01:54 PM   #7
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nice color. i loved the pic w/ the rolls. btw im guessing this place is like the "rich neighborhood"? b&o, rolls and m6 in the same pic
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My dealer in Buffalo NY has/d one it was simply stunning!
San Marino blue is unlike any blue I have ever seen!!! Amazing!!
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Love that San Marino Blue color! Absolutely stunning!
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FIRST?????

man i already saw one at the Dealer in Connecticut
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Until now, the coupe has only been seen in Sakhir Orange and Brilliant White.
That's true -- which makes me wonder why you incorrectly identified that color as Valencia Orange in the original post. Valencia was the 1M's launch color.

Unrelated, San Marino was described to me as "Interlagos, amped way the hell up", and having since seen one at BMW of Austin, that's the perfect descriptor. It's about the same hue, just way more saturated and a bit brighter. I really want to see Tanzanite in person though.
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That's true -- which makes me wonder why you incorrectly identified that color as Valencia Orange in the original post. Valencia was the 1M's launch color.
Typo. Fixed, thanks.
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FIRST?????

man i already saw one at the Dealer in Connecticut
That would be difficult since production M6 coupes have not yet arrived in the US.
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Looks awesome. Though I am still partial to my incoming Singapore Gray coupe. It's going to be a long summer waiting.
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That's the convertible (whose launch color is San Marino Blue).

Until now, the coupe has only been seen in Sakhir Orange and Brilliant White.
Makes sense now!
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That would be difficult since production M6 coupes have not yet arrived in the US.
i swear on everything, i knew i should have taken a pic. I'll go back hopefully they still have it.
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These have already been popping up in showrooms around the US in the same color, at least in Southern California.

See picture below from Westlake Village Rusnak BMW
http://web.stagram.com/p/234853243241051403_5513788
that would be a convertible not the coupe.
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turns out the one i saw was the vert, so you're right
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I like the tanzanite blue metallic better... I am holding out for BMW to make a brilliant dark blue.. something like a mixture of monaco, carbon black, jerez, azurite and all mixed together and better tnan SMB/TBM
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