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      03-23-2018, 07:46 AM   #199
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What's odd is that the part of the video clip shot in the car park (and the photos on this thread) show the M6 as RHD (also when sitting at the filling station)
but when out on the road against the GTR it appears as a LHD car.

How come?
It's 100% a RHD but it's just the way he edits his videos that it shows LHD for some reason deffo my car tho lol
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      03-24-2018, 03:57 AM   #200
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Did it say in the video that the car was putting out circa 800bhp? or was that the Datsun GTR?

I find that my standard 560bhp will happily bring on the traction control light in 3rd or 4th gear in the dry - and there's still a good 5mm on my tyres too.

That seemed some speed you & the GTR were doing, on roads with other traffic - I'd be scared some knacker would pull out in front while giving it the beans.
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      03-25-2018, 05:36 AM   #201
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Did it say in the video that the car was putting out circa 800bhp? or was that the Datsun GTR?

I find that my standard 560bhp will happily bring on the traction control light in 3rd or 4th gear in the dry - and there's still a good 5mm on my tyres too.

That seemed some speed you & the GTR were doing, on roads with other traffic - I'd be scared some knacker would pull out in front while giving it the beans.
The GTR was 700bhp but my car is around 800/850bhp with the correct boost I'm using etc etc but that night it was around 750 as didn't have my meth or Jb4 running, roads were pretty quiet was late at night and yes was doing some big speeds lol
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      04-04-2018, 06:23 PM   #202
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Anybody asked their dealers about the G30 M5? Just asked my local dealer and they said they won't get one in for about 4 months. I'm really hoping to get the chance to use it for a weekend. Been toying with the idea of the new Bentley Continental as I'm becoming an old man but the new M5 is really swaying me.
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      04-04-2018, 10:11 PM   #203
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Anybody asked their dealers about the G30 M5? Just asked my local dealer and they said they won't get one in for about 4 months. I'm really hoping to get the chance to use it for a weekend. Been toying with the idea of the new Bentley Continental as I'm becoming an old man but the new M5 is really swaying me.
Myrtle Beach BMW has one on the floor.
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      04-05-2018, 12:35 PM   #204
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Myrtle Beach BMW has one on the floor.
It does bug me that the US always gets models faster than the UK, it's like trying to get your hand on a stainless steel Rolex Daytona
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      04-05-2018, 12:50 PM   #205
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It does bug me that the US always gets models faster than the UK, it's like trying to get your hand on a stainless steel Rolex Daytona
I know the sales manager - he will happy to ship it to you!

It bothers me that we can't get ///M50d vehicles here!
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      04-05-2018, 01:28 PM   #206
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I know the sales manager - he will happy to ship it to you!

It bothers me that we can't get ///M50d vehicles here!
The M5 or the Daytona
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      04-05-2018, 01:31 PM   #207
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The M5 or the Daytona
Both!
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      04-06-2018, 02:56 PM   #208
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The M5 or the Daytona
Look at it this way. One will increase in value, the other won't.
Both will put a smile on your face though.
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      06-14-2018, 07:03 PM   #209
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How we all getting on guys
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      06-15-2018, 03:11 PM   #210
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Slight bump last week and still loving it, almost 70k miles now[IMG][/IMG]
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      06-15-2018, 05:16 PM   #211
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How we all getting on guys
My M6 GC is a fabulous car but dawdling drivers and lumpy roads do take the shine off it.

I don't think that the UK roads are long or traffic free enough to fully enjoy a car such as the M6 (or most BMW M's for that matter). I imagine it's how a caged tiger feels.
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      06-19-2018, 07:38 AM   #212
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Which BMW dealerships do you guys use for any warranty work?
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      07-09-2018, 03:36 AM   #213
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OP - pjs? Think I remember you from the E90 post days?

Can't believe I've had my M6GC a year already....

DMS stage II map (725bhp) Catless DPs in the shed waiting to go on.... if I ever get time...

191.6mph at Vmax last May (damp) which beat Evolve's white M5 on the day. I was quickest 4 door and quickest BMW!!


Iíve moved to an M6 GC too Mike!

Totally different car from a 335i 😀

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      07-29-2018, 05:36 AM   #214
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Well after just over two years and almost 42000 miles I've p/xed the M6 for an i8 ! It's been a blast ! [IMG][/IMG]
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M6 FTW!!!
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      08-17-2018, 03:51 PM   #216
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Well after just over two years and almost 42000 miles I've p/xed the M6 for an i8 ! It's been a blast ! [IMG][/IMG]
I'm thinking about moving to the i8. what's is like compared the M6?
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      08-19-2018, 11:42 AM   #217
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I'm thinking about moving to the i8. what's is like compared the M6?
It's very different.

Some context - I do 20,000 miles a year so overall running costs are quite important to me. The M6 only lost 16k in depreciation buying at 3 years old, so I'm taking a little risk on the i8 - buying a 3 year old car for £53k - but only 15k miles on the clock.

I test drove the usual suspects (C63, RS5, Boxster) nothing compared to the M6 - so going i8 was a bit leftfield, and i'm loving it. It feels lower, lighter, better handling, just not quite as quick. It gets far more looks, and my neighbours are pleased not to get woken up by it.

it's averaging 55mpg so far, and I dont hang about. half my miles are urban just going with the flow - and these are mostly electric powered.

yeah it's not that practical, you get used to the doors, the boot is tiny, and the kids are squashed in the back on the odd occasion, but so far so good. the false sound isn't to everyone's tastes but i dont particularly mind.

What i did have the opportunity to do was to test drive one for a whole week when I had a i8 provided after a little bump - without this I dont think i'd be brave enough to buy one - once you learn how to get the best out of the car - eco/comfort/sport - edrive or not, how to charge (home or self charge using sport it makes a lot of sense. £0 tax too.

With a two year warranty, a two years of the service pack remaining, I fully expect to spend at least two years in it.

Hope that helps
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      08-23-2018, 05:30 PM   #218
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It's very different.

Some context - I do 20,000 miles a year so overall running costs are quite important to me. The M6 only lost 16k in depreciation buying at 3 years old, so I'm taking a little risk on the i8 - buying a 3 year old car for £53k - but only 15k miles on the clock.

I test drove the usual suspects (C63, RS5, Boxster) nothing compared to the M6 - so going i8 was a bit leftfield, and i'm loving it. It feels lower, lighter, better handling, just not quite as quick. It gets far more looks, and my neighbours are pleased not to get woken up by it.

it's averaging 55mpg so far, and I dont hang about. half my miles are urban just going with the flow - and these are mostly electric powered.

yeah it's not that practical, you get used to the doors, the boot is tiny, and the kids are squashed in the back on the odd occasion, but so far so good. the false sound isn't to everyone's tastes but i dont particularly mind.

What i did have the opportunity to do was to test drive one for a whole week when I had a i8 provided after a little bump - without this I dont think i'd be brave enough to buy one - once you learn how to get the best out of the car - eco/comfort/sport - edrive or not, how to charge (home or self charge using sport it makes a lot of sense. £0 tax too.

With a two year warranty, a two years of the service pack remaining, I fully expect to spend at least two years in it.

Hope that helps

Thank you very much for the detailed reply.
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Iíve moved to an M6 GC too Mike!

Totally different car from a 335i 😀

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Hey nice to see you're still around. Kevin right?

Enjoying the M6?
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Well after just over two years and almost 42000 miles I've p/xed the M6 for an i8 ! It's been a blast ! [IMG][/IMG]
Great swap. I had an i8 for 2 days. Loved it. Especially the electric only mode mooching about silently...
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