Astounding acceleration; impressive handling; sumptuously snug interior; comprehensive technology features; optional manual transmission
Expensive, even for a high-performance luxury sedan; restricted occupant space
Apple CarPlay is now available. And a new M Driver's package raises the top speed from 156 to 190 mph while including a day's tuition in high-performance driving. See the 2017 BMW M6 models for sale near you
The manual transmission is fine, but its limited appeal won't help with resale values. The current generation of 6 Series is being phased out, so this could be the time to play hardball with a BMW dealership. Find a BMW M6 for sale
The 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe ($118,495) is a 4-door sedan that comes as a single model.
Standard features include 20-inch wheels, an electronically adjustable sport-tuned suspension, a limited-slip rear differential, drive mode selection, adaptive LED headlights, LED fog lights/taillights, adaptive cruise control, a carbon-fiber roof, keyless entry/ignition, leather upholstery, power-adjustable 16-way M-specific front sport seats with heating and memory settings, a power-adjustable steering column, self-dimming mirrors, quad-zone automatic climate control, parking sensors front and rear, rain-sensing wipers, carbon-fiber cabin trim, Bluetooth, an iDrive infotainment system with a 10.2-in widescreen display, a touchpad control knob, a rearview camera, navigation and a 16-speaker Harman Kardon Surround Sound system with iPod/USB connectivity, satellite radio and HD Radio.
Options-wise, the Competition package adds 48 hp, a lowered suspension with even sportier settings, recalibrated steering, stability control and differential settings, lighter-weight 20-in wheels and "black chrome" exhaust tips.
The Executive package brings a power rear sunshade with manual rear side sunshades, a head-up display, a heated steering wheel, active ventilated front seats with real-time cornering support, and heated rear seats.
The new M Driver's package brings that higher top speed (190 mph) and a day's instruction at a BMW Performance Center.
Other options include carbon ceramic brakes, night vision with pedestrian detection, an Alcantara (fake suede) headliner, Apple CarPlay and a Bang & Olufsen 16-speaker audio system.
Trunk capacity is 16.2 cu ft., and the rear seats split and fold for some versatility.
|Basic||4 Years/50,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||4 Years/50,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||12 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||4 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Maintenance||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
2017 Mercedes-AMG CLS 63 S -- The twin-turbocharged V8 here is even more powerful, with 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque.
2017 Audi RS 7 -- With arguably the most striking looks of the bunch, the RS 7 also has all-wheel drive as standard and a beautifully refined twin-turbo V8. There's now a 605-hp Performance variant as well.
Used BMW M3 Sedan -- The previous-generation, V8-powered M3 sedan is an ideal 4-door performance car, obtainable for a fraction of the M6 Gran Coupe's new-car price.