BMW M6 Coupé 

  • $106k built in Germany
  • 2012
  • 552 HP 4.4L
  • 189 mph
In addition, a volume-controlled oil pump and a range of other EfficientDynamics measures deliver an extra boost to efficiency.
Pumping losses are minimized with this system and resulting in efficiency and torque improvements.

Road Tests Real world tests of the BMW M6 Coupé

Top speed

M6 Coupé
189 mph

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M6 Coupé


M6 Coupé
552 HP

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BMW M6 Coupé
The degree of lock is adjusted as required within a fraction of a second, enabling wheel spin to be prevented on slippery surfaces, when the right and left rear wheel have widely differing friction coefficients and in tight corners.
The lengths of intake and exhaust tracts are thereby reduced and their diameters increased, reducing pressure losses - especially on the exhaust side.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand BMW
Price $106,100
Type of car Production car
Year 2012
City mileage 14 MPG
Highway mileage 20 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.07 lb/hp
Maximum hp 552 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 501 ft-lb @ 1,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 4,395 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,903 lb
Width 74.8 in
Height 53.9 in
Length 192.8 in
Front track width 64.2 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in

road tests

Top speed 189 mph
Drag coefficient 0.33


Chief designer Nader Faghihzadeh


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 4.81:1
  2. 2: 2.59:1
  3. 3: 1.7:1
  4. 4: 1.28:1
  5. 5: 1:1
  6. 6: 0.84:1
  7. 7: 0.67:1
Axle ratio 3.08:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 483/? 241
Rear wheels 483/? 267
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