...We've timed an automatic-equipped 650i coupe at 5.6 seconds for the 0-60-mph run. Safety: Antilock disc brakes and stability control are, of course, standard on the 2007 BMW 6 Series, and they incorporate numerous advanced braking aids as well, including a brake wiping/drying feature (that operates when the windshield wipers are on) and a brake standby feature that snugs the brake pads to the rotors when the driver abruptly lifts off the gas pedal in preparation for a hard stop. Other safety features include front-seat side airbags in both cars, full-length side curtain airbags (coupe only)...
...Three six-speed transmissions are offered: manual, automatic with a manual-shift provision and BMW's Sequential Manual Gearbox, which incorporates a selector lever and shift paddles on the steering wheel. Safety The standard Dynamic Stability Control electronic stability system includes brake-fade compensation, brake standby, brake drying and a start-off assist feature. BMW's Head Protection System in coupes combines inflatable tubular elements with a stabilizing sail for increased protection. Antilock brakes and side-impact airbags for the front seats are standard. Convertibles are fitted...
...That is hard to say about a car that, as tested, costs more than $90,000. Don't get me wrong, if plush leather, ample leg room for four, and the chance to drop your top on a weekend cruise to Kennebunkport are your thing, this is a smart choice. And that 360 horsepower can feel like 400 when you pull away after depositing your money at the Hampton tollbooths. Despite the slightly soft ride, the car does hold flat in hard corners (with some body roll), and accelerates from highway entrance ramp to passing lane with ease. Stability and traction control are standard, as are antilock brakes, roll...
BMW’s M6 Gran Coupe will soon have competition from the automaker’s semi-official tuner Alpina, engineers from which were recently at the Nürburgring race... read more July 24, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Texas loves its mythology, but it's not always supported by cold facts. "Everything's bigger here" fits on a bumper sticker. Austin's a hub for Smart cars. DFW could fit... read more June 24, 2013 by Marty Padgett
BMW is expanding its range of special M Sport Edition models with a new 6-Series M Sport Edition being introduced for the 2014 model year. As its name suggests, the 6-Series... read more May 16, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
BMW is planning a few changes for its 6-Series lineup in 2014, and from an enthusiast perspective virtually all of them are positive. First and foremost, BMW has heard the... read more March 25, 2013 by Kurt Ernst
No, this isn’t a regular 2013 6-Series Gran Coupe equipped with its M Sport package. Rather, it’s a fully-fledged M version of the new four-door coupe, spotted... read more October 19, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 1