Marc Marquez Andorra on M6 28 03 2016

BMW M6 with Marc Márquez in Andorra.

F06/F12/F13 M6 (2012–2019)

The new model is based on the F12/F13/F06 6 Series, and shares its 7-speed dual clutch (“M-DCT”) transmission and BMW S63 twin-turbo V8 engine with the F10 M5.

The official performance figures state the acceleration time from 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 4.2 seconds for the coupe and Gran Coupé, and 4.3 seconds for the convertible.

The top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph), or 305 km/h (190 mph) with the optional M-driver’s package. The differential is an electronically actuated (“Active M”) limited slip differential.

The curb weight for the coupe is 1,925 kg (4,244 lb), the curb weight of the convertible is 2,055 kg (4,531 lb) and the curb weight of the Gran Coupé is 1,950 kg (4,299 lb).

The front of the car has a newly designed M kidney grille with an “M6” badge – a homage to the first generation of the M6. The lead exterior designer of the F12/F13/F06 6 Series was Nader Faghihzadeh.

M Performance Parts can be fitted to all M6 models. These include black kidney grilles, a sport exhaust system that reduces weight, a carbon fibre diffuser, a carbon fibre spoiler, a carbon fibre sport steering wheel and a carbon fibre gear selector.

Marc Márquez Alentà is a Spanish professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer, who has raced for Honda’s factory team since his MotoGP debut in 2013. Born in Cervera, Catalonia, Spain, he is nicknamed the ‘Ant of Cervera’ worldwide, and ‘el tro de Cervera’ in his hometown, meaning the ‘Thunder of Cervera’.

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