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
      07-16-2012, 01:27 PM   #1
Jason
Administrator
United_States
6519

 
Jason's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA


Posts: 16,625
iTrader: (0)

Arrow BMW M6 Gran Coupe Confirmed for Next Year

BIMMERPOST NEWS
BMW M6 Gran Coupe Confirmed for Next Year
74
COMMENTS
Name:  M6 GranCoupe_M6coupe-small.jpg
Views: 10860
Size:  110.1 KB

That a BMW M6 Gran Coupe is coming is no surprise. Afterall, we've posted several rounds of spy photos and videos of the soon-to-be flagship M model.

However, BMW has now finally officially acknowledged the model to be coming next year (US and worldwide). It will likely arrive as a 2014 model year and see its auto show debut at the 2013 NAIAS in Detroit or the 2013 Geneva show. Expect the first details of the car to be announced online by the end of this year.

As the M6 Gran Coupe will utilize the same S63Tu engine as the F10 M5 (although the M6 Gran Coupe may be introduced with a slightly uprated power figure from the M5's 560hp), it's previously been spotted testing with and benchmarked against M5s (see video below). Its S63Tu engine will be mated to BMW's 7 speed DCT transmission. No word yet if a manual option will be made available, thought that probably lies with the decision on whether a manual will be made available for the M6 coupe and convertible.

The M6 Gran Coupe will feature the same front and rear design as the M6 Coupe and Convertible and will have a similar carbon fiber roof to the one on the M6 coupe. We've posted some of our recent renders and previous spy photos below as a preview of how the M6 Gran Coupe will look.

The M6 Gran Coupe's price will start well north of $100,000 as the M6 coupe and convertible start at $106,995 and $113,995 USD. Expect the Gran Coupe's price to top both the coupe's and convertible's pricing.

Follow our M6 Gran Coupe, coupe, and convertible coverage @ http://www.bimmerpost.com/m6/





































* Click on images for higher resolution versions *
























































* Click on images for higher resolution versions *

Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:14 PM   #2
Jblack4083
Captain
United_States
10

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


Posts: 795
iTrader: (0)

I'm guessing it will be priced between the Coupe and Convertible just like its non-M counterparts?
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:19 PM   #3
///MPower
Private
6

 
Drives: BMW E90
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Calabasas


Posts: 66
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jblack4083
I'm guessing it will be priced between the Coupe and Convertible just like its non-M counterparts?
Article says it should be priced higher than coupe and convertible.

Can't wait to see this car. Love the Gran Coupe already. An M version is going to be one of the most desirable Ms.
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:33 PM   #4
lux
First Lieutenant
United_States
7

 
Drives: 2015 M3 F80 dct
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: SoCal


Posts: 320
iTrader: (0)

I can't wait for the magazine comparisons to begin.
__________________
2015 F80 M3 | AW | SO | DCT | All OEM
2011 e90 M3 | SSII | FR | ZCP | DCT | Full Akra Evo | AngeliBright
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:33 PM   #5
igom3
Captain
9

 
Drives: 2002 E46M3 2013 535i
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: San Diego


Posts: 838
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2013 535I  [0.00]
2002 E46 M3  [0.00]
It's going to be well over 120K. Too much IMO
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:34 PM   #6
BMWPower06
A^M=G is nothing w/o the Power of ///M
United_States
42

 
BMWPower06's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M5 & ///M3
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Washington D.C.


Posts: 1,763
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to BMWPower06
The 640i is already extremely overpriced. BMW stupidly decided to price it 5k more than the CLS 550 (V8) and 16k more than an A7 (3.0 Supercharged 6). I'm as much of a BMW fan boy as the next guy, but I'd take a loaded A7 over a base 640i any day...
__________________
Indianapolis Red BMW ///M5
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:35 PM   #7
m balla
m balla
Slovakia
1

 
Drives: ///M
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: bslava


Posts: 149
iTrader: (0)

So I am guesg this will have the better cD...I'd rather have this or the alpina b7... just wish it had a bump in hp
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:44 PM   #8
Mako
2000 M Roadster (sold), 2006 M Coupe (sold)
United_States
40

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


Posts: 1,336
iTrader: (0)

Is there any competition (in the same price range) for the Gran Coupe? the CLS63 is well below its price (that competes with the M5 in price). Panamera maybe?

I agree with others "what was BMW thinking" when they priced this thing out? I guess they want it to be as rare as the Z8 was! I would have thought the A7 and CLS550 would compete with the 650i gran coupe but the BMW is $10K+ more than both of them. So who really was BMWs target market here?
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 05:51 PM   #9
Whostheboss
Captain
39

 
Whostheboss's Avatar
 
Drives: a 9incher
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Connecticut U.S.


Posts: 787
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mako View Post
Is there any competition (in the same price range) for the Gran Coupe? the CLS63 is well below its price (that competes with the M5 in price). Panamera maybe?

I agree with others "what was BMW thinking" when they priced this thing out? I guess they want it to be as rare as the Z8 was! I would have thought the A7 and CLS550 would compete with the 650i gran coupe but the BMW is $10K+ more than both of them. So who really was BMWs target market here?
Good question. The 6 coupe/vert and GC are well over priced.
__________________
WHO'S THE BOSS
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 06:12 PM   #10
aajami
Brigadier General
United_States
64

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


Posts: 4,051
iTrader: (4)

That steep price doesn't bode well for the M4 Gran Coupe :\
__________________
'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 | 240J ECU flash | LCI Euro 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
      07-16-2012, 06:13 PM   #11
imposss
Lieutenant
Canada
11

 
Drives: F10 535i Msport
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Montreal


Posts: 415
iTrader: (0)

Overpriced big time!!!
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 06:20 PM   #12
Powerbeast
Major General
United_States
136

 
Powerbeast's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 M3 Dakar Yellow
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: SoCal


Posts: 7,187
iTrader: (4)

This one will be for the books I can't wait.
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 06:40 PM   #13
GOLFFRR
236

 
GOLFFRR's Avatar
 
Drives: Golf Cart
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Solvang, CA/Camarillo, CA


Posts: 16,846
iTrader: (4)

going to epic
__________________

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
      07-16-2012, 06:41 PM   #14
e6t
New Member
0

 
Drives: 2009 535
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Midwest


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

I agree that its too much money... I LOVE the GC. Im sure the M will be a great car, but i just dont see how someone takes that over a CLS63... 125m is big bucks and Panamera Turbo range.
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 06:43 PM   #15
Mr. ///M3 RD
Major General
Canada
146

 
Mr. ///M3 RD's Avatar
 
Drives: E350 & 280 SL on Weekends :)
Join Date: May 2010
Location: GTA, Ontario - Canada


Posts: 7,863
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
I don't like the shape (door flared out like that into the front fender). No matter, I would never spend that kind of money for four wheels anyway
Attached Images
 
__________________
Cheers, Rolf-Dieter

Life will take us to some interesting places, fortunately The ///M3 will too with a many of us know this very well
---> Click here for some good stuff I found
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 06:46 PM   #16
Bennu
Colonel
United_States
32

 
Bennu's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW Coupe
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: West Palm Beach


Posts: 2,248
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2014 BMW/M235i  [0.00]
Says might have more HP than the F10 M5. If its 600HP might be the reason for the price. Either way lots of rich people that will still buy this as its a beautiful car and will beat most (if not all) of its competition.
__________________
------------------------------------------------
Lack of money is not the problem. It is merely a symptom of what's going on inside of you! - T Harv Eker


Last edited by Bennu; 07-16-2012 at 06:52 PM.
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 07:03 PM   #17
Nang Vann
Lieutenant Colonel
16

 
Nang Vann's Avatar
 
Drives: E46 M3, R35 GT-R
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Australia


Posts: 1,519
iTrader: (0)

Man that's nice as,
__________________
Moving on up!
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 07:17 PM   #18
Jblack4083
Captain
United_States
10

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


Posts: 795
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ///MPower View Post
Article says it should be priced higher than coupe and convertible.

Can't wait to see this car. Love the Gran Coupe already. An M version is going to be one of the most desirable Ms.
That would make such a minimal amount of sense if the non-M is priced in between the coupe and vert. I dont believe that part of the article
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 07:28 PM   #19
misterbeemer
Second Lieutenant
2

 
Drives: E92, E46 M3, E39 M5, 760Li
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: USA


Posts: 252
iTrader: (0)

Hmm by the time it is optioned, it'll be around $140K or so. :-/
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 07:42 PM   #20
WillInDenver
Captain
United_States
6

 
WillInDenver's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 F10 535 xDrive MSport
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Denver


Posts: 616
iTrader: (0)

Pretty much a supercar. Priced so that about six people will be able to afford one.
__________________
-Will
2013 535i xDrive M-Sport | 2005 545i Sport (Retired and missed) | 2001 X5 3.0 Sport (Retired)
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 08:01 PM   #21
malter2.0
Banned
United_States
21

 
Drives: em-funf
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: SF Bay Area


Posts: 908
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
4 door m6. M for marketing.
Appreciate 0
      07-16-2012, 08:13 PM   #22
Mahzari
Captain
Iran
9

 
Drives: poorly
Join Date: May 2010
Location: California


Posts: 675
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mako View Post
Is there any competition (in the same price range) for the Gran Coupe? the CLS63 is well below its price (that competes with the M5 in price). Panamera maybe?

I agree with others "what was BMW thinking" when they priced this thing out? I guess they want it to be as rare as the Z8 was! I would have thought the A7 and CLS550 would compete with the 650i gran coupe but the BMW is $10K+ more than both of them. So who really was BMWs target market here?
Mercedes-Benz CLS550: $71,300 base price with 402hp, 443lb/ft of torque
BMW 640i Gran Coupe: $76,000 base price with 315hp, 330lb/ft of torque

And don't think the BMW is better equipped, because it isn't.

Long story short: I want some of what BMW is smoking
__________________
2012 328i Sport Line: H/K + SA
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
2013 bmw m6, 2013 bmw m6 coupe, 2013 bmw m6 gran coupe, 2013 m6, 2013 m6 coupe, 2013 m6 gran coupe, 2014 bmw m6 gran coupe, 2014 m6 gran coupe, 6 series gran coupe forum, 6 series gran coupe forums, 6-series gran coupe, 640d gran coupe, 640i gran coupe, bmw 6 series gran coupe, bmw 6 series gran coupe forum, bmw 6 series gran coupe forums, bmw gran coupe, bmw gran coupe forum, bmw m forum, bmw m forums, bmw m6 gran coupe forum, bmw m6 gran coupe forums, bmw spy, bmw spy photo, bmw spy photos, bmw spy pic, bmw spy pics, bmw spy video, bmw spy videos, gran coupe, gran coupe forum, gran coupe forums, m forum, m forums, m6 gran coupe, m6 gran coupe forum, m6 gran coupe forums

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 03:36 PM.




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