Astounding acceleration; impressive handling; sumptuously snug interior; comprehensive technology features; optional manual transmission
More expensive, yet less spacious than the M5
Adaptive LED headlights are now standard, there's some rearrangement of the options bundles, and the Competition package adds 25 hp above 2015's 15-hp boost. See the 2016 BMW M6 Gran Coupe models for sale near you
It's far from a bargain, but the M6 Gran Coupe is one of the greats. There's nothing wrong with the manual transmission, but it has limited appeal and won't help with resale values down the road. Find a BMW M6 for sale
The 2016 BMW M6 Gran Coupe ($118,150) 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 and 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, auto-dimming mirrors, quad-zone automatic climate control, parking sensors in the front and rear, rain-sensing wipers, carbon-fiber cabin trim, Bluetooth, the 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.
In terms of options, 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. Individual options include carbon-ceramic brakes, Alcantara (fake suede) headliner and a Bang & Olufsen 16-speaker audio system.
Trunk capacity is 16 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||4 Years/50,000 Miles|
2016 BMW M5 -- The logical counterpoint to the M6 Gran Coupe is its more conventional sibling.
2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS63 -- The twin-turbocharged V8 here is even more powerful, with 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque.
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.