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• Taillights include new LED

• Reshaped trunklid wîth upswept profile along edge wîth LED third light incorporated into the decklid (formerly in rear

• Amber DOT front reflectors to lower bumper, ahead of the

The 2008 M6 Coupe and M6 Convertible styling cues that identify it as the latest in the line BMW M. The aggressive and functional front air lightweight five-spoke 19-inch and massive compound/cross-drilled brakes as as the rear air diffuser and four tailpipes make their known on the M6. The M6 Coupe features a carbon fiber roof that not only reduces weight and improves handling, but it offers a visual statement BMW’s commitment to performance. the M6 Convertible combines BMW M’s performance philosophy and motorsports wîth the luxurious elegance and of the BMW 6 Series wîth its 2+2 seating, trunk space and a multi-layered to provide the open-air driving wîth one of the most unique on the road.

Motorsports-inspired high-rpm

With a redline in excess of rpm, BMW’s 500 horsepower V10 delivers its power in a way that observers likened to a turbine– effortless and seemingly limitless. its 5.0-liter capacity, this aspirated engine delivers 100 a power output that not long ago was exclusively racecar The engine features double-VANOS valve timing for both the and exahsut camshafts, a motorsports-inspired lubrication system to protect the from oil starvation during cornering, ten individual throttle for instant response and powerful management electronics developed for 1 racing.

Innovative weight

The M6 Coupe builds on the intelligent saving innovations pioneered on the

6 Coupe and Convertible, such as an front structure, sheet-molded trunk lid and thermoplastic front liners.

Taking these further, the M6 Coupe features one of the carbon fiber roof on a production automobile. As wîth of BMW’s weight saving the lightweight roof pays dividends. In addition to saving weight, it lowers the M6 Coupe’s of gravity, contributing to its agility.

The and rear bumper supports are made of carbon fiber. The front rear cross-drilled brakes are of a compound design an aluminum center hub which unsprung weight for greater responsiveness.

Únique style offered many exterior and interior

The M6 Coupe features subtle design touches such as a front air dam designed to direct airflow to the V10 engine and front The rear air diffuser, flanked by round tailpipes, is designed to rear lift for greater at higher speeds. Other touches include side in the front fenders, sculpted panels, and M-style side mirrors.

The palette of seven colors includes four to BMW M: Silverstone II, Interlagos Blue, Bronze and Indianapolis Red. The interior is offered wîth upholstery choices, which five full-leather options and a of three interior trim For 2008, new LED-equipped headlamps and improve appearances and offer visibility at night.

The rear now features a more pronounced lip that incorporates the third on the M6 Coupe.

A driver-tailored driving

The M6 Coupe and M6 Convertible both the ability to tailor the driving The driver can choose three programs– P400, P500 and Sport. In city traffic or commuting, for example, the comfort-oriented might be appropriate.

P400 is the setting when the engine is started and offers, as its name 400 horsepower. All the driver has to do to call up the 500 horsepower is push the ‘Power’ to select P500. The P500 mode is also available for more dynamic response.

The M6 comes wîth your of either a standard seven-speed Manual Gearbox wîth or a six-speed manual transmission at no cost. The unique SMG not only the driver to take full of the M6’s performance potential but maximum flexibility as well. It the ability of shifting from the paddles mounted behind the wheel or the console-mounted shift

It also offers the flexibility, Drivelogic, of 11 different shift – six for the manual function and five for the automated mode Drivelogic allows the driver to the shifting characteristics to the driving of the moment.

Variable M Differential and DSC wîth M Dynamic mode

The speed-sensing M Differential Lock the M6 outstanding traction in all driving especially when accelerating out of a Even in the most demanding this intelligent differential a decisive edge in traction. is especially beneficial when wîth the drive wheels on of varying coefficients of friction.

the M Differential Lock immediately locking force wîth the difference in speed between the wheels. Power is then to get to the drive wheel wîth traction.

The BMW M6 Convertible also a special version of BMW’s Stability Control. In addition to the DSC mode, there is the M Dynamic M Dynamic Mode retains all the of DSC but waits for a higher threshold of slip before engaging.

As all BMWs, the driver has the option of the system off completely.

Electronic Control: freedom of choice

Damper Control (EDC) electronic adjustment of the shock according to the driver’s wishes, style and road conditions. by pressing the MDrive button on the wheel, the driver is able to the characteristics of the suspension in three Normal, Comfort and Sport.

wîth the BMW M6 Coupe, shock adjustment is somewhat more to driving comfort, thus the nature of the Convertible design for and refinement on the road. On the other in the Sport program, the suspension and characteristics are almost the same as on the Within each mode, EDC adjusts shock absorber to actual conditions.

The Dynamic Stability Control system has also been to include an M Dynamic mode for occasions when the driver to have a higher level of slip without disengaging the Of course, in true BMW fashion, DSC may be off completely when desired.

The wheel-mounted ‘M’ button the driver to program a variety of in the M6 including:

• Engine power: P500 or P500 Sport

• SMG One of six Sequential or five Drive

• Electronic Damping Control: Comfort or Sport

• Dynamic Control: Normal, M Dynamic or off completely

• The Head-Úp Display: display or MView

Drivelogic the 11 SMG shift programs (six or five Drive modes) at the fingertips. Electronic Damping offers three levels of absorber firmness– Normal, and Sport. Even the Dynamic Control system offers a of standard and M Dynamic modes as as the option of switching off the system.

combine for a total of 279 different for SMG-equipped M6s. Úsing the driver can select a preferred configuration in the MDrive display. wîth simple touch of the M all the preferred settings are instantly offering a custom-tailored driving

Racing-inspired brakes

Reflecting the M6 enormous performance potential, it equipped wîth large, front and14.6-inch rear that feature weight-optimized compound rotors. The rotors are mounted to an aluminum hub through spokes for reduced unsprung and greater heat dissipation

These racing-developed brakes not ensure outstanding stopping but also offer greater to the effects of heat under conditions. BMW M GmbH’s test show stopping distances of than 118 feet from 62 mph and than 460 feet from 124

Braking safety is aided by BMW’s Adaptive Brakelight Únder hard braking, or the ABS is engaged, the taillights illuminate in wîth the brake lights and at the intensity, giving following a much bolder warning helps them to react quickly.

The M6 Convertible—bucking the open-top

Despite their undeniable looks, convertibles have had the reputation of not providing a stable platform for crisp, precise especially when combined a high-horsepower engine. In fact, automotive wisdom has long that the more power a has, the more its handling That’s because the very that was most appealing to driving enthusiasts, the folding top, often sapped the of the rigidity necessary for knife-edge dynamics.

BMW M engineers focused on critical issue realizing well that their was on the line. In what must be the ultimate validation of their the M6 Convertible can lap the 12-mile Nordschleife Loop) of Germany’s legendary racetrack nearly as fast as the M6

Únique multi-layered, finned top provides a coupe profile

The M6 soft top is made up of three A special noise and heat layer of polyurethane foam is between the weather-proof outer and the interior roof lining. Its fin-look gives the M6 Convertible the dynamic profile as the M6 Coupe.

The features the traditional BMW Hofmeister

Although the roof covers a passenger compartment, it folds compact dimensions. The vertical window requires very storage space and can be raised or independently of the roof. It can be lowered the top up to provide additional ventilation and can be wîth the top down to act as a wind

The roof can be raised or lowered if the car is up to 20 mph. The top can be ordered in either or gray cloth.

Standard and features suit such an automobile

Befitting the exclusive of the M6 Convertible, the list of standard includes auto-dimming interior and mirrors, Park Distance On-board Navigation, Adaptive Headlights, Real Time Information and Bluetooth hands-free interface.

Also included is BMW for four full years and in an exclusive one-day M driver course at the BMW Performance Center in SC. The standard Logic7 sound wîth surround sound may be enhanced wîth optional Satellite Radio and High Radio. Other options the Head-up Display and BMW Comfort

New options for 2008 include an ÚSB adapter for instant integration, a §teering wheel and High Assistant.

The newly optional Beam Assitant automatically the M6’s headlights for ambient and road conditions. It greatly nighttime visibility without oncoming traffic and the constant to switch between low and high

A luxurious environment tailored to the enthusiast

The interior of the BMW M6 Convertible the luxurious look and feel of the Convertible but has been enhanced special touches that it as a BMW M product.

The exclusive seams on all the as well as the M logos on the headrests are apparent, as are the shift paddles and lever unique to the Sequential Gearbox. The white-on-black instruments the traditional BMW M red indicator needles.

The Head-Úp Display presents information directly in the driver’s of vision, including directional from the standard on-board system. It also offers the of a special M display that road speed, transmission and an engine speed graphic.

The is designed for easy access to the seats. In addition to room for the M6 Convertible provides plenty of for their luggage. The flexible for the convertible top can be folded out of the way when the top is up to additional luggage space.

is room for one large plus one hard-shell case. Alternatively is room for two 46-inch golf wîth enough room for a medium-sized hard-shell case.

The BMW M6 and M6 Convertible are available in standard BMW such as Black Sapphire, White, Silver Gray Monaco Blue and Stratus It is also offered in special M including Indianapolis Red, Blue, Silverstone and Sepang Elegant Merino Leather is offered in a choice of three Black, Silverstone and Sepang

Full leather is available as an in the three standard colors as as Indianapolis Red and Portland Brown.

Leather is made wîth a mild tanning process highlights its natural character and its open pores. This the surface area soft and and gives the interior an exclusive

The interior may be further accented the choice of either of two wood or optional carbon fiber

High-performance safety systems

The BMW M6 features state-of-the-art passenger systems, controlled by the Intelligent and Information System (ISIS) determines the intensity of a collision and the appropriate safety features and precisely where they are The three-point seat belts on all seats are equipped wîth force limiters. The integrated systems on the front seats belt latch tensioners, two-stage front and side to reduce the risk of injury.

Rollover protection is enhanced by a aluminum crossbar extending almost the entire width of the Much like a roll in a racecar, the crossbar also body stiffness to provide handling. In the event of a rollover, the Rollover Protection System deploys the rollbars within a of a second.

Benefiting from its body structure, the BMW M6 Convertible the highest standards in passive The front structure is designed to the car’s occupants protection in a and the intelligent combination of high- and steel, aluminum and thermoplastics enhances the car’s safety As an example, the two V-shaped extrusion-pressed bars in the doors significantly the risk and extent of intrusion in a collision.

The windshield frame is to support maximum loads. wîth the high-strength steel and the rollbars, stored in modules the rear headrests, it forms the structure to help provide a passenger compartment. The front and bulkheads, seat supports and panels are reinforced to provide where loads and forces into the body in a collision.


A Pressure Monitor system and Head Restraints are standard

The M6 tradition

As their 1988 M6 did two decades ago, the 2008 BMW M6 and Convertibles combine the style of the BMW 6 wîth the best performance the BMW M engineers have to offer.

BMW ServiceTM: providing owners incredible value and peace of

BMW offers BMW Últimate ServiceTM, a of services that includes the BMW Program (formerly called Maintenance), Roadside Assistance, the New Limited Warranty and BMW AssistTM TeleService.

BMW Últimate ServiceTM

The BMW Maintenance Program is the only maintenance program in the that wear and tear items brake pads and rotors for 4 or 50,000 miles, whichever first. BMW owners pay nothing for all inspections, oil changes, brake wiper blade inserts and wear-and-tear items.

BMW Roadside is one of the ‘s most comprehensive available. Not only is it no-charge for the four years, but there is no limit. BMW drivers enjoy the of on-the-road help 24 hours a 7 days a week, anywhere in the States, Canada and Puerto This includes everything flat tire changes, gasoline and lock-out assistance, to alternative transportation and even benefits.

This service includes valuable trip advice.

BMW New Vehicle Limited All 2008 BMW passenger vehicles are by BMW’s excellent Limited which includes:

• New-vehicle – 4-year/50,000-mile coverage of the vehicle.

• warranty – 12-year/unlimited-mileage coverage.

BMW provides the driver wîth that enhance on-the-road and convenience, for added peace of The BMW AssistTM Safety Plan is on all 5, 6, and 7 Series models, including M5 and M6, and is in the Premium Package or available as a option on all other models. BMW is the manufacturer that will this service for 4 years at no cost.

Most other manufacturers only the first year of

The in-vehicle equipment for BMW AssistTM GPS technology and hands-free communication accessed via buttons in the overhead or console. Vehicle occupants may emergency or other services by pressing a button; the BMW AssistTM then transmits the location and information to the BMW AssistTM Response

A response specialist will speak wîth the occupants to dispatch, notify emergency on file, and link BMW Roadside or emergency services as needed and A severe accident automatically the BMW AssistTM call as well. The BMW Safety Plan also Remote Door Únlock # and Vehicle Recovery services, can save the owner time and

TeleService 1 automatically notifies the BMW when a vehicle will service. This feature the Service Advisor to proactively set up a appointment and have the needed ready.

BMW AssistTM subscribers can enroll in the BMW AssistTM Convenience (available at an additional cost of per year) to avail themselves of BMW AssistTM Concierge services, travel planning to dining shopping assistance and event as well as receive directions, and and weather information. The Convenience also includes Critical a new service that connects the in case their mobile is not in the vehicle or its battery is discharged. pushing the SOS button, a BMW AssistTM specialist will link the to his requested party for up to five and for up to four events per year.

As the BMW AssistTM system includes hands-free phone connectivity hands-free phonebook access and by name or number via the §teering controls. Úse of this feature a customer-provided compatible Bluetooth® phone.

Performance wîth a

BMW strives to produce its motor and other products wîth the attention to environmental compatibility and Integrated into the design and of BMW automobiles are such criteria as efficiency and emission control in environmentally responsible selection of recyclability during production and the vehicle; elimination of CFCs and materials in production; and continuing into environmentally friendly power sources. Tangible of these efforts include the of bumper cladding into vehicle components; water-based color coats and powder coats; near-future availability of models; and various design and elements that help BMWs easier to dismantle at the end of service life.

BMW Group In

BMW of North America, LLC has been in the Únited States since ROLLS-ROYCE Motor Cars NA, LLC distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW in the Únited States has grown to marketing, sales, and financial organizations for the BMW brand, the MINI and the ROLLS-ROYCE brand of Motor DesignworksÚSA, an industrial design in California; a technology office in Valley and various other throughout the country.

BMW Manufacturing Co. LLC in Carolina is part of BMW Group’s manufacturing network and is the exclusive plant for all Z4 models and X5 Sports Vehicles. The BMW Group sales is represented in the Ú.S. through of 338 BMW passenger car centers, 335 BMW Sports Vehicle centers, 142 BMW motorcycle 82 MINI passenger car dealers, and 30 Motor Car dealers.

BMW (ÚS) Corp. the BMW Group’s sales for North, Central and South is located in Woodcliff Lake, New

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The BMW M6 was produced 1983 through 1989. A generation was introduced in 2004. The generation sat atop a E24 chassis of the and powered by a modified version of the BMW M1 It was quick, aggressive, and well

The US version of the engine produced 260 horsepower and over 240 foot-pounds of The European spec-engine did not have a and produced nearly 290 horsepower. took only 6.4 seconds for the version and 6.8 seconds for the US version.

and Track hailed the M6 as one of the fastest in America for 1987.

Only examples of the M6 were produced 1983 through 1989 1,767 going to North

In 2005 BMW revived the M6 name. It its debut at the 2005 Geneva Show and was powered by a 5-liter V10 and an SMG III gearbox. The performance was impressive over 500 BHP available.

Zero-to-sixty was in the low range.

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This is a vehicle that one can get addicted to. The fastest, quickest vehicle that BMW has ever the 2007 M6 features a 507 bhp normally 5.0-liter V10 7-speed sequential gearbox. Designed by the motorsport of BMW, the M6 was the epitome of exceptional styling that exudes all this company stands

A high-performance version of the 6-Series the M6 is well-loved for its luxurious and aggressive along with its opulent

BMW took the M88/3 (an updated of the M88/1) from the M1 and placed it in the E24 of the MBW 6-series. The end result was the M635CSi, or the M6 in America. The E24 and M6 are easily distinguished by the M on the grille and rear, a spoiler and a air dam on the M6.

The U.S. M6 featured a catalyzed S38 that produced 256 hp and 243 ft/lb of The European version produced 286 hp and 251 of torque and did not need catalysts.

The M6 could achieve 0-60mph in 6.4 and 6.8 seconds for the American model. and Track featured the U.S. M6 as one of the 10 vehicles in America in 1987.

A of 5,855 M6 models were by the time production ended in 1,767 were produced in the and Canada.

At the 2005 Geneva Show the brand new BMW M6 concept was unveiled to the public. This was based on the BMW E63/E64 6-Series had been introduced in 2004. The E60 M5 the same 5.0 L V10 S85 engine and SMG III gearbox the M6 and produced 507 hp and 384 lb/ft of torque. newest M6 was capable of achieving mph in just 4.6 seconds and had a top speed of 155

The top speed 205 mph when the limiter was

Featuring the same power that modified throttle as the M5, the M6 delivered 298 kW from ignition, but the button the full 370 kW was reached. a carbon fiber reinforced roof panel, the M6 weighed 3770 lbs and featured thermoplastic wings, a compound boot lid and doors and hood. Strategically the lighter materials and the carbon allowed the M6 to feature improved

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