BMW M6 Coupe: seriously fast and very expensive

Nov 8, 2012

What the motoring press is saying about the BMW M6 Coupe

Price: £93,820

Pros: Seriously fast, practical interior and boot, good standard equipment

Cons: Expensive to buy and run, lacks instant response, feels heavy

3.5/5, Carbuyer
"The BMW M6 is a rear-wheel-drive super-coupe based on the stylish 6 Series, and sits at the top of BMW's performance car tree. It features a 552bhp, 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine and is capable of 0-62mph in just 4.2 seconds. It is distinguishable from the standard coupe by its large alloy wheels, aggressive bodykit and flared wheel arches, while at the rear it gets unique M6 badging and quad exhausts. Inside, top-notch BMW build quality is present throughout."

4/5, What Car?
"At the thick end of £100k, the M6 Coupe is one mightily expensive BMW. For this sort of money you can have more exotic and prestigious offerings such as the Aston Vantage. Still, if you place driving dynamics and performance ahead of beauty and image, the M6 is well worth considering."

4/5, Evo
"At nearly £94k, the M6 coupe is a fair chunk cheaper than the convertible, but can still count Astons, Porsches and Maseratis among its rivals. If the goosebump factor figures in your purchasing considerations, the M6 coupe will have a tough time fending off the likes of Jaguar's XKR-S and Merc's CLS63 AMG, both of which exercise their wares with more (perhaps necessary) theatre. Pace isn’t the M6's problem, it's entertainment."

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