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
      08-25-2012, 08:49 PM   #67
aajami
Brigadier General
aajami's Avatar
United_States
273
Rep
4,560
Posts

Drives: Space Gray '09 E92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Manhattan Beach, CA

iTrader: (4)

I love the snort that the exhaust makes when lifting off from the throttle. But why isn't it rev-matching on downshifts?
__________________
'09 E92 M3: Space Gray, Black, Carbon Leather | ZTP 2MK ZPP 2MT 6FL | link 1 / link 2
Mods: M Performance exhaust | ZCP retrofit | Euro airbox | GTS DCT flash | JPN 240 ECU flash | Euro LCI taillights | CRT lip | OEM alarm retrofit | Space Gray bumper plugs | BMW Performance: Mk. II spoiler / Mk. II non-electronic steering wheel / mirror caps / front grilles / side gills / intake louvers / emblem
Appreciate 0
      08-25-2012, 10:49 PM   #68
speedfan
Major
speedfan's Avatar
Vietnam
85
Rep
1,110
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: HCM City

iTrader: (2)

gorgeous car. Love it.
but it's such a pig on the track.

I bet that the new F80 M3 & F82 M4 will destroy this M6 on the track.
__________________
My e90

Frozen Grey. Dry CF Roof. Vorsteiner Double Sided CF Boot Lid. OSS. BMW Performance Aero Kit. BMW Performance CF Diffuser Cover. BMW Performance CF Trim. Robson Design Steering Wheel. Advan RS. Michelin PSS. H&R Touring Cup Kit. BMW Performance Brakes. Eisenmann Race Rear Muffler. ESS Directflash
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 12:50 AM   #69
Kayani_1
Lieutenant Colonel
Kayani_1's Avatar
United_States
53
Rep
1,645
Posts

Drives: BMW E92/E60
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Houston

iTrader: (1)

Disagree.....BMW M6 style wheels have been one of the best styles ever to come from factory. I hope they continue to make them for a long time. I love them.


Quote:
Originally Posted by tmurphy2 View Post
I feel like rims are outdated, car would really benefit from some new wheels... Looks wise
__________________
nickname"BAD 3",MHD E85 tune,RennArt catback non-resonated exhaust,VRSF Downpipes, VRSF 7"FMIC,VRSF stock side inlets,SSQV BOV,ECS CP,M-performance alcantara steering,retrofit M3 paddle shifters,Alpina B3 tranny flash,AFE power seal CAI,LED angels,ST Coilovers,M3 upper/lower control arms,E93 M3 Front Swaybar ,235/35/19x9 ,275/30/19x9.5. M sport bumpers, CF diffuser. When in doubt..flat out.
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 03:05 AM   #70
J Lau
Captain
J Lau's Avatar
Hong Kong
41
Rep
870
Posts

Drives: E46, E82 ,E89
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: HKG/IU/SoCal

iTrader: (1)

Cool video!!!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 02:08 PM   #71
M_Power_Fan
Private First Class
M_Power_Fan's Avatar
Germany
9
Rep
106
Posts

Drives: the Ring
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Germany

iTrader: (0)

looks like tons of understeer and the driver wasnt too good
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 04:28 PM   #72
tmurphy2
Second Lieutenant
United_States
9
Rep
242
Posts

Drives: e92 335i
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Hartford, CT

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kayani_1 View Post
Disagree.....BMW M6 style wheels have been one of the best styles ever to come from factory. I hope they continue to make them for a long time. I love them.
kind of biased seeing as you have them on your car... they WERE great rims, i think its time for BMW to move on and come up with something with some real wow factor seeing as the rest of the car imo has that.
__________________

e92 335i sport[/b] 2 GO: Cobb AP Stg 2+, Macht Schnell DPs, Injen intake, Spearco FMIC, Velocity throttle booster, DBA 4000xs rotors, Vibrant Performance catback, Synapse BOV & charge pipe, Hancook V12 EVOs 4 SHOW: DCT paddles, cusco strut, piano black trim, Mtech bumper, aero lip, 19" Miro 111's, angel eye, black: window trim, side mark, kidneys
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 04:54 PM   #73
Kayani_1
Lieutenant Colonel
Kayani_1's Avatar
United_States
53
Rep
1,645
Posts

Drives: BMW E92/E60
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Houston

iTrader: (1)

I am bias that is why I bought them. They look great even better then M3 competition package multi-spoke wheels or any other BMW wheels in my humble opinion. They are on par with some of the best looking OEM wheels ever made among the car manufacturers.

One can clearly see that they are super popular due to their simple yet sporty and elegant design. Also, they are much more easier to clean and up keep with then some of those multi-spoke wheel that are nightmare to clean thanks to brake dust.

Looking at the pictures one can clearly see how much the 20" optional M6 style wheels stand out compared to regular 19" wheels. They make the M6 look sporty.

Anyways I guess each to his own but I hope BMW keeps offering them for a long time to come.



Quote:
Originally Posted by tmurphy2 View Post
kind of biased seeing as you have them on your car... they WERE great rims, i think its time for BMW to move on and come up with something with some real wow factor seeing as the rest of the car imo has that.
__________________
nickname"BAD 3",MHD E85 tune,RennArt catback non-resonated exhaust,VRSF Downpipes, VRSF 7"FMIC,VRSF stock side inlets,SSQV BOV,ECS CP,M-performance alcantara steering,retrofit M3 paddle shifters,Alpina B3 tranny flash,AFE power seal CAI,LED angels,ST Coilovers,M3 upper/lower control arms,E93 M3 Front Swaybar ,235/35/19x9 ,275/30/19x9.5. M sport bumpers, CF diffuser. When in doubt..flat out.
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 05:07 PM   #74
tmurphy2
Second Lieutenant
United_States
9
Rep
242
Posts

Drives: e92 335i
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Hartford, CT

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kayani_1 View Post
I am bias that is why I bought them. They look great even better then M3 competition package multi-spoke wheels or any other BMW wheels in my humble opinion. They are on par with some of the best looking OEM wheels ever made among the car manufacturers.

One can clearly see that they are super popular due to their simple yet sporty and elegant design. Also, they are much more easier to clean and up keep with then some of those multi-spoke wheel that are nightmare to clean thanks to brake dust.

Looking at the pictures one can clearly see how much the 20" optional M6 style wheels stand out compared to regular 19" wheels. They make the M6 look sporty.

Anyways I guess each to his own but I hope BMW keeps offering them for a long time to come.
BMW 20" 405m wheels would have been a better option.
__________________

e92 335i sport[/b] 2 GO: Cobb AP Stg 2+, Macht Schnell DPs, Injen intake, Spearco FMIC, Velocity throttle booster, DBA 4000xs rotors, Vibrant Performance catback, Synapse BOV & charge pipe, Hancook V12 EVOs 4 SHOW: DCT paddles, cusco strut, piano black trim, Mtech bumper, aero lip, 19" Miro 111's, angel eye, black: window trim, side mark, kidneys
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 05:56 PM   #75
Z4-VILLA
Banned
Afghanistan
65
Rep
2,460
Posts

Drives: Z4M Hardtop Roadster
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Classified

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via ICQ to Z4-VILLA
boring
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 12:02 AM   #76
jimbojsb
Mthusiast
7
Rep
73
Posts

Drives: 06 Z4MR, 03 M5, 16 M3
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Austin, TX

iTrader: (1)

Man, the torque is just over the top. Until he gets on the long straight you hardly ever hear an upshift.
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 02:53 PM   #77
mapezzul
Special Agent
mapezzul's Avatar
United_States
35
Rep
1,737
Posts

Drives: Depends on the day!
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Bavaria

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by M_Power_Fan View Post
looks like tons of understeer and the driver wasnt too good
It's actually quite neutral and if your saying Bill and Andy are not good drivers... you're nuts.

If you've never driven Laguna or seen it in real life, the track is very technical and the turns are not straight forward because of banking and elevation changes. The red markers are NOT the apexes of the turns and actually if you hit those spots you will destroy the tire and wheel and cause some other damage as well.

Bill is very aggressive coming out of the corkscrew and purposefully gets the car into almost an understeer sideways drift as that is the fastest line through there and when you let up the rear end gets loose into an oversteer for the next turn, it is magical to see how all that weight can be tossed around thanks to the hard mounted suspension and e-LSD. The M6 is real quick for such a heavy machine- it is impressive and I'd love to see someone take it vs. an AM and go head to head bc the M6 is actually cheap then.
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 03:05 PM   #78
LemonOne
Captain
LemonOne's Avatar
United_States
63
Rep
602
Posts

Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: East Coast

iTrader: (0)

What a machine!
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 03:13 PM   #79
Remonster
Major
United_States
54
Rep
1,037
Posts

Drives: 340i
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: San Diego

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mapezzul View Post
It's actually quite neutral and if your saying Bill and Andy are not good drivers... you're nuts.

If you've never driven Laguna or seen it in real life, the track is very technical and the turns are not straight forward because of banking and elevation changes. The red markers are NOT the apexes of the turns and actually if you hit those spots you will destroy the tire and wheel and cause some other damage as well.

Bill is very aggressive coming out of the corkscrew and purposefully gets the car into almost an understeer sideways drift as that is the fastest line through there and when you let up the rear end gets loose into an oversteer for the next turn, it is magical to see how all that weight can be tossed around thanks to the hard mounted suspension and e-LSD. The M6 is real quick for such a heavy machine- it is impressive and I'd love to see someone take it vs. an AM and go head to head bc the M6 is actually cheap then.
I'm glad someone said it. Laguna Seca is considered one of the most technical (if not the most technical) tracks in the US, I did a Skip Barber school at Laguna Seca so I can tell you from first hand experience that it's a brutal track and also my absolute favorite.

You have to remember that these guys aren't trying to set laptimes, they're just driving fans around the track and trying to show them a good time without putting them in danger. Another important thing a lot of people don't seem to grasp is that road cars are crap on the track. All of them. Absolutely every single car that is sold at a dealer from any brand is way too soft (in terms of springs, bushings, sway bars, etc.) to be any good on a track. I've been in a Superleggera around the track and even that was too soft. Generally speaking, street tires are done after just 2-3 laps of aggressive driving on a track, you need to stop or at least slow down and cool them off so obviously these drivers can't go 10/10s in these cars all day long. I learned this last point the hard way trying to get in front of a 997 Turbo at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway and ended up going straight off the track when my tires completely gave up.
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 04:00 PM   #80
kdbryce
I have to return some video tapes
kdbryce's Avatar
United_States
175
Rep
4,607
Posts

Drives: e70 X5M
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Albany, NY

iTrader: (0)

holy shit that sounded amazing

and was that you in the passenger seat, Jason?

first time we've heard your voice?
__________________
13 Carbon Black e70 X5M - 13 Black Sapphire e92 335i - 10 Le Mans Blue e92 335i - 09 Monaco Blue e92 328i xdrive - 07 Sparkling Graphite e92 328xi
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 04:46 PM   #81
T1T2GRE
CW2
T1T2GRE's Avatar
United_States
15
Rep
441
Posts

Drives: 1SMC - traded away
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Pennsylvania

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 BMW 1M  [3.00]
No MT? Good thing I got my 1SMC
__________________
Good-bye, ol' Paint...
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 05:12 PM   #82
FR01
First Lieutenant
FR01's Avatar
7
Rep
348
Posts

Drives: 2011 E92
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: San Jose

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW M3  [0.00]
1995 BMW M3  [0.00]
Is this going on today at Laguna?
__________________

2011 M3 Dakar Yellow-Black Leather-Comp Pkg-DCT-Akra Evo-AP BBK Front-VOLK RE30/BBS GT4 18x10" Square
1995 M3 Boston Green - Chipped - Ground Control Coilovers - APEX ARC8
Past: 2005 Porsche Boxster S-Silver-6spd-Fabspeed Exhaust
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 06:28 PM   #83
ORIGIN M.
Major General
ORIGIN M.'s Avatar
1192
Rep
7,469
Posts

Drives: ///
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: North America

iTrader: (0)

Wow, thanks for the ride Andy, and thanks for posting the video Jason!!
Appreciate 0
      08-28-2012, 02:39 PM   #84
M3 Esq
Automobilist
M3 Esq's Avatar
United_States
200
Rep
2,533
Posts

Drives: 911, X5, M235i
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: CT

iTrader: (9)

Holy crap Lugana looks like a beast. From what I've been reading I thought the M6 would sound more docile but it sounds very throaty at WOT.
__________________
2013 M3 LRPE Sold
2011 335i Sold
2013 M3 Coupe DCT RIP
2011 M3 Coupe Sold
2007 335i Sold
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2012, 02:51 PM   #85
W///
Lieutenant General
W///'s Avatar
2617
Rep
10,617
Posts

Drives: 08 E92 M3 /07 Z4MR / 99 E36 M3
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: SC

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by T1T2GRE View Post
No MT? Good thing I got my 1SMC
Joke's on you....
__________________
Current: E92 M3 Sparkling Graphite/Bamboo Beige/6MT. E36 M3 Techno Violet/Dove/5MT. E85 Z4MR Alpine White/Imola Red/6MT
Appreciate 0



6post.com
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, 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