Launch of The 2013 BMW M6 Coupe
The M6 coupe launches for the 2013 model year, joining the convertible. After a two-year hiatus, the third generation of the M6 is back and making quite a powerful impression on the street. It boasts the most powerful engine ever outfitted in a BMW paired with a high-torque 7-speed M-Double Clutch. And just like its predecessor, its roof is molded from natural Carbon Fiber Composite for a more athletic stance.
The 2013 M6 has an athletic design, with powerfully taut surfaces, elegant lines, and precise contours. Its long hood and smooth bulging fender flares are impressive. Get in the cabin and you will find instrumentation that is clean and beautiful, with silver-rimmed analog gauges befitting of such a high-performance car. The Head-up Display is optional, and it’s so good that it should be a must with the fast M6 that needs your eyes on the road.
We were recently lucky enough to take a spin in the coupe. We visited BMW Towson, a car dealer serving Baltimore, and took the M6 to the streets of Maryland. The M6 Coupe uses an inline six engine, and we immediately noticed its smooth power and great acceleration. A number of pioneering technologies make this engine possible. An electronically controlled water pump helps increase power output. BMW’s patented Valvetronic system offers better fuel efficiency. And to save weight, BMW used a groundbreaking innovation that they were the first to use in a production car – an engine block made of a lightweight composite magnesium/aluminum.
The 2013 BMW M6 breaks new ground with acceleration from 0 to 60 in four seconds. The car can be programmed to more than 200 combinations of suspension, throttle, transmission, steering, and traction settings. In summary…the 2013 M6 delivers racecar performance on the track, or can be used as an everyday car.