• BMW M6 Gran Coupé

    BMW M6 Gran Coupé -

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  • BMW M6 Gran Coupé

    BMW M6 Gran Coupé -

    Image courtesy of BMW

Key facts

2012 BMW M6 Gran Coupé F06 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5011 mm
How heavy?
1950 kg
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4395 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
560 PS / 552 bhp / 412 kW @ 6000-7000 rpm
How much torque?
680 Nm / 502 / 69.3 kgm @ 1500-5750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.2 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
14.0/7.6/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
232.0 CO2 g/km


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2012 BMW M6 Gran Coupé technical specifications


The BMW M6 Gran Coupé is a sedan/saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the rear wheels.
The M6 Gran Coupé is part of BMW's F06 range of cars.
The 8 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 4.4 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 552 bhp (560 PS/412 kW) at 6000-7000 rpm and 680 Nm (502 lbft/69.3 kgm) at 1500-5750 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels by means of a 7 speed automatic transmission.
It weighs a quoted 1950 kg at the kerb.
Maximum claimed speed is 250 km/h (155 mph), claimed fuel consumption figures are 14.0/7.6/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 232.0 g/km.
2012 BMW M6 Gran Coupé data
2012 BMW M6 Gran Coupé F06 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2964 116.7
Track/tread (front) 1631 64.2
Track/tread (rear) 1612 63.5
Length 5011 197.3
Width 1899 74.8
Height 1393 54.8
Ground clearance 107 4.2
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1950 kg 4299 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area 2.30
CdA 0.76
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code S63B44
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.4 litre
4395 cc
(268.199 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 88.3 mm
3.5 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 560 PS (552 bhp) (412 kW)
at 6000-7000 rpm
Specific output 125.6 bhp/litre
2.06 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 680 Nm (502 ft·lb) (69.3 kgm)
at 1500-5750 rpm
Specific torque 154.72 Nm/litre
1.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol inejction
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1944.3 kPa (282 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 549.38 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 21.8 s
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 287.01 PS/g
211.09 kW/g
283.08 bhp/ton
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.74 kg/kW
7.91 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 14.0/7.6/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km14.0/7.6/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre7.1/13.2/10.1 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG20.2/37.2/28.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG16.8/30.9/23.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 232.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 229.68 g/km
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE) F
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 9½J x 20
Wheel size rear 10½J x 20
Tyres front 265/35 R 20 102Y
Tyres rear 295/30 R 20 104Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 400 mm
Rear brake diameter 396 mm
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.15
general ID299244
Production total
Model code
Model family F06
RAC rating 39.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 BMW M6 Gran Coupé added 2012-12-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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