This is the story of a dream come true. Mark Carson wanted a BMW M6 with Hawaiian Koawood in the interior. Together with BMW Individual he created his own, very special, BMW M6. These completely custom Individual cars are done for customers only once or twice a year.
After a two decade hiatus, Alpina returned to motorsports last year with the Alpina B6 GT. Here are some behind the scenes look at the Alpina B6 GT during its first racing season. Based on BMWs 6-Series coupe, the B6 weighs under 3,000 pounds and gets a supercharged 4.4-liter V8 that gives more than 520 horsepower and 535 pound-feet of torque.
Although non-German speaking folks may not be able to understand the conversation, sometimes race cars like the B6 GT are best observed by simply watching and listening to the action.
Backed by a six-speed X-Trac sequential gearbox, the car is reportedly capable of hitting 62 miles-per-hour in 3.9 seconds en route to a top whack of at least 177 … CONTINUED
We bring you the most revealing photos yet of the next generation 6-series convertible (F13). Compared to the previous sightings, the car seen here reveals more details. For the first time we are seeing the front kidney grill outlines and outlines of the headlights and tail lights.
The F13 6-series will be a folding hardtop convertible (the cloth covering the hardtop is a decoy) and is expected to debut late this year for a possible premiere at the Geneva Autoshow in March 2011.
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We bring you the full 2011 BMW Model Year ordering guide (in PDF) for all 2011 models. This guide lists ALL start of production dates, available options, colors, packages, and related notes for every single BMW model for 2011.
Overall, the 2011 BMW models are not significantly changed. The new models are the BMW 5-series and Alpina B7 along with LCI updates to the 3-series coupe and convertible. See inside for 2011 BMW models pricing and details.
The next generation 6-series convertible (F13) continues testing throughout Munich. The folding top is expected to be a hardtop. Shes sounding good!
A longtime BMW insider calls this new BMW 6-series convertible rendition the closest one he has seen, minus just a few detail differences.
For those interested in MY2010 BMWs, heres a helpful comprehensive ordering guide, listing all standard and optional equipment for each 2010 BMW model.
>> MY2010 BMW Vehicle Specification and Ordering Guide (right-click-save-as) <<
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Here is the latest and greatest in spy videos for the 6 Series. This one is nice because it lasts a decent amount of time and is in fairly high quality so it can be watched in full screen. Enjoy!
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