BMW M6: How To Maintain

All about the High performance BMW M6

The BMW motorsport division designed the coupe/convertible 6 series BMW M6 with high-performance version. The production of BMW M6 took place from 1983 to 1989 then from 2005 to 2010 and from 2012 till date.

In February of 2012 the announcement of details about M6 new generation was made. In March 2012 it was shown in the Motor Show of Geneva.

The Latest Updates

The latest model is designed on the base of BMW F13/F12. It has the M-DCT gearbox of 7 speed engine of S63 V8 of BMW. Its other technologies match to F10 of BMW M5. The roof of M6 coupe is of carbon fiber and other measures has been taken to make it 44 lb (20 kg) lighter that its predecessor. However, this model is 309 lb (140 kg) heavier than its previous model.

The Mechanical Whereabouts

According to the official figures of performance, in 4.2 seconds its acceleration is 0-62mph (0-100km/h). Without the package of M Driver the top speed is 155mph (250km/h). The design and style resembles toall the recent cars of M series. The car front has a badge of “M6” being the first of M6 generation.

Photo Gallery of BMW M6

Technical Characteristics of BMW M6

Technical Characteristics of 2005 BMW M6 Convertible E64 produced by BMW (DE).

Body Type Drop-head coupe (cabriolet; convertible) 2 doors / 2 seats
Weight n/a
Length 4871 mm
Height 1377 mm
Wheelbase 2781 mm
Front Track 1567 mm
Rear Track 1584 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 70 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Rear wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System n/a
Max Power 507HP (372 kW) @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 520Nm @ 6100 rpm
CO2 Emissions 366 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 4999 cc
Bore 92 mm
Stroke 75 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 10 IN V
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 40
Compression Ratio 12:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 8.5J x 19 EH 2 / 9.5J x 19 EH 2
Standard Tyres 255/40 ZR 19 / 285/35 ZR 19
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission manual
Number of gears 7
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 4.8 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 22.8 l/100km
Road 10.7 l/100km
Mixt 15.2 l/100km