After the BMW 3 Series GT, it is ready to unveil the M version of the 6 Series. The M6 will be launched on the 3rd of April and it will be the Bavarian auto maker’s second car launched in 2014. This year, expect BMW to launch the M4 and the new M5 too.
The updated X5 too will be on its way to the Indian sub-continent. The powertrain technology under the skin of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe guarantees the performance characteristics for which M Automobiles are renowned. The V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology produces 560bhp. Its technical wizardry includes a pair of twin-scroll turbochargers, a cross-bank exhaust manifold, High Precision Direct Petrol Injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve timing and Double-Vanos continuously variable camshaft control.
The 4,395 cc unit keeps peak torque of 680 Newton metres on tap between 1,500 and 5,750 rpm, while maximum output is developed between 6,000 and 7,000 rpm. The engine revs to a maximum of 7,200 rpm.
The BMW M6 also comes with a variety of BMW ConnectedDrive features, such as an M-specific BMW Head-Up Display, Park Distance Control, a rear-view camera, High Beam Assistant, Speed Limit Info, Lane Change Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Surround View and BMW Night Vision with pedestrian recognition. Customers can also integrate their Apple iPhone or other smartphones into the car and make use of internet-based services while on board.
Source : CarDekho