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BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

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BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014) review: 32 facts and highlights

BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)
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Why is BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014) better than the average?

  • larger engine size
    4.4lvs2.87l
  • Height
    1.39mvs1.4m
  • longer wheelbase
    2.96mvs2.76m
  • more horsepower
    560hpvs289.08hp
  • higher maximum torque
    681Nmvs377.58Nm
  • larger fuel tank
    80lvs63.57l
  • more valves
    32vs22.25
  • longer basic warranty (years)
    4yrsvs3.86yrs

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Has dual-clutch transmission
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is an automated manual transmission that allows the driver to control gear-shifts themselves or to let the computer decide. Upshifts are extremely fast, resulting in smooth acceleration, and due to the uninterrupted power flow it also has the benefit of increasing fuel efficiency.

2. longer basic warranty (years)

4yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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5yrs

3. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

4yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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10yrs

4. longer basic warranty (km)

80467km

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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160934km

5. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

80467km

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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160934km

6.Has fully independent suspension
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Dimensions

1.height

1.39m

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1.28m

2. longer wheelbase

2.96m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.32m

3.width

1.9m

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1.75m

4. shorter length

5.01m

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3.73m

5. greater cargo volume

340l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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436l

6.weight

2.01t

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1.19t

Engine

1. larger engine size

4.4l

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

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6.7l

2. better fuel economy (city)

18.8l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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6.9l/100 km

3.Has Stop-Start system
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

4.Has a turbocharged engine
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

5. more horsepower

560hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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624hp

6. higher maximum torque

681Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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800Nm

Features

1.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

2.Has a rear-view camera
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

3.Has in-car system
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

4. bigger screen size

10.2"

A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

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10.2"

5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
BMW M6 Gran Coupe (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

6.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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3

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