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      07-13-2018, 10:11 PM   #1
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Considering an early '13 M6 Coupe

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I am seriously considering adding an M6 beast to the stable. Main use case would be long highway drives in central Mexico. I currently drive an E60 M5, an E46 M3 and a 1M as well as my wife's X5 5.0.

I love my E60 M5 on those long, fast drives and it has been a good car (I would keep it). But that car of course carries a good bit of reliability worries. I got it with 29K miles 4 years ago, now approaching 50K miles. It's been good other than DSC pump and SMG pump replacements. Had the work done at indies and the DSC pump rebuilt so I've spent about 4K total on unscheduled repairs so far. It currently is in excellent shape.

But I think M6s are hitting a nice spot with depreciation and I love the shape. This particular car is a '13 coupe singapore grey/red interior being sold by a local BMW dealer with 13K miles total and a 1 year CPO warranty listed for 47K.

Thoughts? Can I get say 30-40K miles of relatively reliable high speed highway driving from it? Has anyone here come from a V10 M5 (or M6).

What should I look for on a '13 car?
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      07-13-2018, 10:45 PM   #2
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Got my '13 M6 on July 2017 with 28k miles. Now I'm approaching 49k miles without any issues at all, I do change my oil every 5k miles tho. The car has been out of warranty since I got it but so far so good! I think you should be fine as long as you take a good care of it!
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      07-14-2018, 08:35 AM   #3
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Got my '13 M6 on July 2017 with 28k miles. Now I'm approaching 49k miles without any issues at all, I do change my oil every 5k miles tho. The car has been out of warranty since I got it but so far so good! I think you should be fine as long as you take a good care of it!
Its a very solid car. I wouldn't worry too much. I've owned many ///M and never had any major problems with any of them. This is BMW's ultimate driving machine and its engineered to last.
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      07-15-2018, 07:52 AM   #4
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I would never own one of these w/o a warranty. Just this year I had a wire fray in the seat (poor design) fixed (labor intensive), one air mass sensor replaced and a valve cover gasket replaced (car runs so hot fans stay on for 20 minutes after shutting down, Mike Miller suggested popping hood).

Plus rare but several engine failures posted here.
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      07-15-2018, 08:34 AM   #5
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I moved on from V10 M6, F13 is definitely quicker and more fuel efficient but I still miss the feel of high revving V10. It just felt more exciting and response was instant after doing alphaN mod which got rid of maf's. V10's need the conrod bearings replaced otherwise they become a time bomb after certain mileage, there doesn't seem to be any issues with the v8 to that degree so im happy about that.

While I do like the feel of how the V10 drove, I still like my F13 better. Has a lot more usable power for day to day drive without going nuts. looks better (imo) and drives better despite that it weighs more. love the diff too.
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I would never own one of these w/o a warranty. Just this year I had a wire fray in the seat (poor design) fixed (labor intensive), one air mass sensor replaced and a valve cover gasket replaced (car runs so hot fans stay on for 20 minutes after shutting down, Mike Miller suggested popping hood).

Plus rare but several engine failures posted here.
I agree about the warranty, very wise. 20 minutes seems a long time for the fans to run after switch off. Unless you really caned it! High ambient temperature where you live? What's oil temp before shut off? Even during the unusually hot summer we're currently enjoying in the UK, mine shuts off after 5 to 10 minutes...
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BMWRog, seems like 20, may be less, though I am in South Florida so 90+ all the time. Oil temp never seems to go above 205 or so.
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BMWRog, seems like 20, may be less, though I am in South Florida so 90+ all the time. Oil temp never seems to go above 205 or so.
I'm in the same boat with fan running about 15 minutes after shutdown (both my blown engine and the brand new engine used the fan after). Oil temps run normal at about 200-205. Ambient temps around 90F here in Georgia so it's hot now, but my fan runs after year round, even in cool weather.
I would not own this beast without extended warranty covering at least power train as I'm one of the few unlucky ones that blew engine.
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