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  • John Diether
    Automotive Editor - May 21, 2015

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    4.7 (Excellent)
    14 City / 20 Highway

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    2016 BMW M6 OVERVIEW

    For buyers with the means and desire to max out on luxury and performance, BMW obliges with the M6, a twin-turbo V8 coupe based on the midsize 5 Series. The M6 delivers as many thrills as mechanically possible within the architecture of a roomy and luxurious four-seater.

    What's New for 2016

    The M6 receives a new, more aggressive front end treatment and interior trim tweaks. Horsepower now reaches 600 with the optional Competition package.

    Choosing Your BMW M6

    The M6 coupe and convertible are powered by a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 with 560 horsepower, matched to a seven-speed double-clutch automated manual transmission. Refreshingly, BMW still offers a conventional six-speed manual as a no-cost option. All that power is accompanied by electronic launch control and an adaptive sport-tuned suspension. To keep its weight down, the M6 wears a carbon fiber roof and an aluminum hood and doors.

    The cabin is slathered in supple leather and black carbon fiber trim, and the whole affair can be customized with a pallet of available leathers and woods. Standard equipment goes beyond the expected to include automatic soft-closing doors, a heated driver's door lock, BMW concierge serves and a ski bag. Convertible models carry special sun-reflective leather inside.

    The available Executive package ($5,900) now includes a premium Bang & Olufsen surround-sound system (previously a standalone option), plus ventilated and massaging front seats, a power rear sunshade and a heated steering wheel wheel. For $1,700, you can add the Driver Assistance Plus package, which delivers a suite of active safety technology and a surround-view camera system.

    Dedicated driving enthusiasts might want to consider the Competition package, which enhances the M6's performance with racing-spec suspension and steering systems, upgraded tires on 20-inch wheels, and a sport-tuned exhaust system that coaxes 600 horsepower from the engine, 25 more than last year. So equipped, the M6 scoots from zero to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds.

    Among the few individual options are carbon-ceramic brakes, night vision with pedestrian detection, and a head-up display.

    CarsDirect Tip

    Virtually all buyers will appreciate the sophisticated safety features that come with Driver Assistance Plus, and it's very reasonably priced. The Competition package is another story: worth the price if you intend to hit the track, but of little value in civilian driving.

    Get your price on a BMW M6 »

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