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
      08-22-2012, 09:57 PM   #23
Frosty
Lieutenant Colonel
Frosty's Avatar
27
Rep
1,909
Posts

 
Drives: Ordered my E92 (7/10/06)
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Northern NJ

iTrader: (0)

matte grey is astoundingly beautiful for this car... wow ~Frost
__________________
.................................................. ....................
335i Coupe (6MT) (2007: 9/06 build, pre ordered, only owner): Space Grey / Black Leatherette / Grey Poplar trim / ZCW / ZSP / BMW assist w/ bluetooth / power rear shade / navi with iDrive / comfort access keyless entry /+homelink mirror/ 185,000+miles (Nov-25-2014)
.................................................. ......................
Appreciate 0
      08-22-2012, 11:00 PM   #24
Falcao
Private First Class
Falcao's Avatar
1
Rep
102
Posts

 
Drives: E60 M5
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Baltimore

iTrader: (0)

Holy **** M6 Vert is 4508lbs and M6 Cpe is 4255lbs. Svelte it is NOT.
when will this madness with bloating of M cars stop?

I know with suspension tuning, Active M Diff and other things in the car will make the car handle like a lighter car but the law of physics is still very much present for a very heavy car. I will reserve judgement until i drive one.
Appreciate 0
      08-22-2012, 11:02 PM   #25
RazBimmer
Private
RazBimmer's Avatar
0
Rep
81
Posts

 
Drives: 335i, 650i
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: UAE

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JSCO View Post
this car is just stunning in white...a dream!!
Yes.. absolutely stunning in white!
Appreciate 0
      08-22-2012, 11:29 PM   #26
liljestig
New Member
Singapore
1
Rep
24
Posts

 
Drives: Vermillion Red X1 sDrive20i
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

(M1) and (M2) buttons on steering wheel are cruise control memory settings, able to choose what speed to resume to, or what? Anyone knows?
Appreciate 0
      08-22-2012, 11:35 PM   #27
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
6710
Rep
16,676
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by liljestig View Post
(M1) and (M2) buttons on steering wheel are cruise control memory settings, able to choose what speed to resume to, or what? Anyone knows?
Nothing to do with cruise control.

It's like the single M button in the M3. M1 and M2 are two custom buttons the driver can pre-program to set the steering, suspension, and throttle response settings to comfort/efficient, Sport, or Sport+. You can also pre-program the traction control setting.

Push M1 or M2 and it will switch these settings to what you've preprogrammed, rather than having to change each of those settings at a time.
__________________
Check on the Latest BMW News
Become a fan of Bimmerpost Facebook
Follow us on Bimmerpost Twitter
Subscribe to Bimmerpost Youtube Channel

Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 01:00 AM   #28
johnca
Second Lieutenant
johnca's Avatar
Australia
4
Rep
289
Posts

 
Drives: E46 Slow CSL
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Sydney

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to johnca
Cars look amazing but I'm not sure about steering wheel?. For me it doesn't matches with car interior.. what re you guys think?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 01:27 AM   #29
tony20009
Brigadier General
tony20009's Avatar
United_States
130
Rep
4,592
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 335i - Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Washington, DC

iTrader: (0)

Does any know for sure? I thought ceramic brakes lasted longer than regular brakes.
__________________
Cheers,
Tony

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
'07, e92 335i, Sparkling Graphite, Coral Leather, Aluminum, 6-speed
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 01:30 AM   #30
jonasaurus
Brigadier General
jonasaurus's Avatar
United Kingdom
34
Rep
3,147
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3 [Sold]
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: NYC

iTrader: (0)

New M steering wheel is very cool
__________________
///M3 | E90 LCI | Space Grey | Fox Red with CF Structure | 6MT | 260M | My build
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 02:06 AM   #31
House MD
New Member
House MD's Avatar
Sweden
0
Rep
25
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 318i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Sweden

iTrader: (0)

I'm sexy and I know it!!!!!!!

What a car, I take the white and the orange
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 04:04 AM   #32
wolz
Second Lieutenant
wolz's Avatar
Sweden
4
Rep
216
Posts

 
Drives: bmw F20 120d
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: sweden

iTrader: (0)

wow they really pulled it off with the m6. Damn it looks good. The boss!

so we got alpine white, black sapphire, frozen grey, frozen silver, sakhir orange, what about the last set of pics, the red one? think that red tone looks amazing aswell. What's the name of that color?
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 06:16 AM   #33
pearlwhites
First Lieutenant
pearlwhites's Avatar
United_States
4
Rep
386
Posts

 
Drives: 1M, 06 CTT, 07 A8L
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: NY

iTrader: (3)

What an improvement over the previous gen M6!
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 06:18 AM   #34
PrecisionP
First Lieutenant
PrecisionP's Avatar
United_States
7
Rep
359
Posts

 
Drives: ATPC's
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: US

iTrader: (0)

This only makes Oct 1st seem farther away
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 07:29 AM   #35
the_stranger
Captain
the_stranger's Avatar
India
14
Rep
927
Posts

 
Drives: e92 M3 6MT
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Lafayette, IN

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Sakhir orange M6 is just
__________________

2008 e92 M3 6MT AW/BLACK (SOLD)
2009 e92 M3 6MT AW/FR
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 07:54 AM   #36
RazBimmer
Private
RazBimmer's Avatar
0
Rep
81
Posts

 
Drives: 335i, 650i
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: UAE

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by johnca
Cars look amazing but I'm not sure about steering wheel?. For me it doesn't matches with car interior.. what re you guys think?
For me, the steering wheel is stunning. Just as sporty as the car requires to match its super sporty looks!
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 10:48 AM   #37
remmib
General
remmib's Avatar
Norway
352
Rep
26,253
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 F10 520d M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Norway

iTrader: (0)

Digging that AW M6 too. But it's gonna rare here where I live.
I think I've seen one of the old M6 e63.
__________________

F10 520d M-Sport Alpine White | HRE P43SC 20x9+20x11 | Michelin PSS 255/35+295/30 | KW V3 Coilover | M5 Front Sway Bar + M550d Rear Sway Bar | 3D Design Front Lip | BMW M Performance CF Spoiler | BMW M Performance Diffuser | BMW M Performance Black Grills | BMW M Performance Pedals |
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 11:07 AM   #38
AMB
Private First Class
AMB's Avatar
1
Rep
130
Posts

 
Drives: '05 M3 CS | '05 325XiT
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: MPLS

iTrader: (0)

The first thing I would do...

Name:  img_8904.png
Views: 1196
Size:  391.7 KB


IMO the rear needs help, it's way too busy with the third brake light and reflector placement. Other than that the M6 is absolutely gorgeous, blows the previous gen out of the water.
__________________
-ANDY

'05 M3 CS | Silver Grey | M Cloth
OEM CSL Front - Rear - CF Roof | Dinan S2 Performance Pack | 19" RAC Monolite RG4s
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 11:22 AM   #39
eclipsisNA
Colonel
United_States
114
Rep
2,938
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 Estoril 328i M Sport
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Beverly Hills, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2014 BMW 428i  [3.88]


Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 01:05 PM   #40
PrecisionP
First Lieutenant
PrecisionP's Avatar
United_States
7
Rep
359
Posts

 
Drives: ATPC's
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: US

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by eclipsisNA View Post


+1 The frozen grey is hot. I went with the conservative grey. The maintenance for the frozen colors is more time than I wanted to devote.
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 06:22 PM   #41
ddk632
Professional Orangeer
United_States
43
Rep
1,940
Posts

 
Drives: Bacon
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: South Florida

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by wolz View Post
wow they really pulled it off with the m6. Damn it looks good. The boss!

so we got alpine white, black sapphire, frozen grey, frozen silver, sakhir orange, what about the last set of pics, the red one? think that red tone looks amazing aswell. What's the name of that color?
The "red" one at the end is also Sakhir Orange. What I am not certain of, is whether the lighting in the two photo-sets makes the color different, or if one set is post-processed in Photoshop a bit "more", or a combination of both. Although I can say with certainty both of those are the same color, Sakhir Orange.

Love the M6 in Sakhir, but have to admit the Alpine White with Sakhir interior is looking mighty sexy. One of each, then?!
Appreciate 0
      08-23-2012, 09:05 PM   #42
GOLFFRR
GOLFFRR's Avatar
269
Rep
17,311
Posts

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

iTrader: (4)

__________________

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
      08-24-2012, 02:21 AM   #43
wolz
Second Lieutenant
wolz's Avatar
Sweden
4
Rep
216
Posts

 
Drives: bmw F20 120d
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: sweden

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ddk632 View Post
The "red" one at the end is also Sakhir Orange. What I am not certain of, is whether the lighting in the two photo-sets makes the color different, or if one set is post-processed in Photoshop a bit "more", or a combination of both. Although I can say with certainty both of those are the same color, Sakhir Orange.

Love the M6 in Sakhir, but have to admit the Alpine White with Sakhir interior is looking mighty sexy. One of each, then?!
owh really? Looks like two totally different colors. So I guess the orange tone is the real color? a bit like valencia orange rather than a red tone.

I doubt the lightning-conditions could make such a huge difference.

All the photoshopping these days... I don't get it, even the pics in the brochures at the dealers are sometimes photoshopped to the extent that they do not correctly represent the actual color!
Appreciate 0
      08-24-2012, 08:43 AM   #44
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
6710
Rep
16,676
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ddk632 View Post
The "red" one at the end is also Sakhir Orange. What I am not certain of, is whether the lighting in the two photo-sets makes the color different, or if one set is post-processed in Photoshop a bit "more", or a combination of both. Although I can say with certainty both of those are the same color, Sakhir Orange.

Love the M6 in Sakhir, but have to admit the Alpine White with Sakhir interior is looking mighty sexy. One of each, then?!
Quote:
Originally Posted by wolz View Post
owh really? Looks like two totally different colors. So I guess the orange tone is the real color? a bit like valencia orange rather than a red tone.

I doubt the lightning-conditions could make such a huge difference.

All the photoshopping these days... I don't get it, even the pics in the brochures at the dealers are sometimes photoshopped to the extent that they do not correctly represent the actual color!
That's correct. They are both Sakhir Orange. I will say that the color seen in our photos (ones in the parking lot) are the more accurate ones in terms of actual real life look of Sakhir Orange.

The last set are press photos from BMW and have been processed and bumped up a bit too much, making the color appear too red.
__________________
Check on the Latest BMW News
Become a fan of Bimmerpost Facebook
Follow us on Bimmerpost Twitter
Subscribe to Bimmerpost Youtube Channel

Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
2013 m6 alpine white, 2013 m6 frozen silver, 2013 m6 sakhir orange, 2013 m6 video, 2013 m6 videos, 2014 m6 frozen silver, alpine white 2013 m6, alpine white f13 m6, alpine white m6, alpine white m6 coupe, black 2013 m6, black f13 m6, black m6, black m6 coupe, bmw m6 f13 frozen grey, bmw m6 frozen grey, bmw m6 frozen silver, bmw m6 sakhir orange, bmw m6 video, bmw m6 videos, f13 m6 alpine white, f13 m6 black, f13 m6 frozen grey, f13 m6 video, f13 m6 videos, forzen grey bmw m6, frozen grey f13 m6, frozen grey m6, frozen grey m6 coupe, frozen silver bmw m6, frozen silver m6, frozen silver m6 coupe, m6 coupe video, m6 f13 frozen grey, new m6 video, new m6 videos, sakhir orange bmw m6, sakhir orange m6 coupe, sakhir orange m6 f13

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 12:29 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