BMW M has a new boss, Franciscus van Meel, and he recently shared his first public statements with Auto Express on some topics regarding BMW M.
Van Meel, the former head of Audi Quattro GmbH, is of course well versed with all-wheel drive, and he seems to be favoring the use of all-wheel drive in future M5 and M6 models.
“If we continue the power increases in the future – especially regarding torque and also horsepower – then probably the next generation M5 and M6 … CONTINUED
The center of attention at this year’s BMW’s Detroit auto show display is the 2015 BMW 6 Series and M6. While the LCI 6 Series features some minor refreshed styling, the M6 gets only new, standard-fitted LED headlights.
The M6 on display is eye catching nonetheless. Presented in Austin Yellow for the first time, this is a one-off M6 to showcase what’s possible with BMW Individual and doesn’t signal that Austin Yellow will become a standard or factory Individual color available for the M6. Of … CONTINUED
BR-Performance claims to have cracked the Fxx generation of BMW ECU, resulting in some very impressive tuning numbers. Their latest results are from the F10 M5, which net a 200hp gain from the factory 560hp.
DTM Champ Marco Wittmann’s company lease car, a BMW M6 Fire Orange Individual Coupe is up for sale, giving us a look at this M6 with its very eye catching color and Individual details.
We’ve added photos of the 2015 M6 with its new LED headlights and videos of the 6 Series LCI facelift.
Presenting the refreshed 2015 BMW 6 Series LCI model.
The full press release can be read inside, but here are some highlights:
Power remains 315hp for 640i, 445hp for 650i, 560hp for M6
Sports exhaust system now included on 640i models
Reduction in fuel consumption/emissions (i.e. 640i now burns 0.2 liters less fuel per 100km than before)
New front apron with single lower air intake styling
Decorative surround for LED foglights (chrome on convertible and high gloss black for coupe and gran coupe)
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A beautiful M6 Gran Coupe decked out in 3DDesign parts and powered by their tuning.
Fun photoshoot featuring most of the current BMW M coupe and sedan lineup.
This is one hot frozen black M6 Gran Coupe.
Akrapovic Evolution Titanium Exhaust System
Arkym AeroSport Carbon Fiber Front Lip Spoiler
Arkym AeroSport Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser
Arkym AeroSport Carbon Fiber Side Skirts
Arkym AeroSport Carbon Fiber Trunk Spoiler
BBS FI 20″ Wheel Set
BMW Performance Gloss Black Kidney Grilles
iND Painted Front Reflectors
iND Painted Side Marker Gills
iND Painted Trunk Badge
KW Variant 3 (V3) Coilover System
Macht Schnell Competition Stud Conversion Kit
Macht Schnell Competition Wheel Spacers
The latest issue of Sport Auto was a smorgasbord for BMW enthusiasts. It contains this lengthy interview with outgiong BMW M boss Nitschke about the future of M, a M supercar, AWD, Hybrid and other topics.
Check out our translation inside.
Beautiful M6 from Indonesia belonging to BIMMERPOST member erick. It features:
RKP Front Lip
Vorsteiner Rear Diffuser
BBS RI-D Satin Black 19×9.5 & 19×10.5
Michelin PSS tires
KW HAS kit
AFE Momentum CAI
Supersprint Catless Downpipe
Akrapovic Evolution System
BMW Motorsport will add a new chapter to its success story in GT racing in 2016. The BMW M6 GT3 will replace the BMW Z4 GT3, which has been in action since 2010. Development work on the new car is already in full swing. The first tests with the car, which is based in the BMW M6 Coupé, are planned for the first quarter of 2015. Customers will be able to purchase the BMW M6 GT3 from the end of 2015, allowing them to … CONTINUED
Nice photoshoot featuring M4, M5 and M6.
Beautiful night time photoshoot featuring the BMW i8, M6 and M4.
BMW is hosting 8 days of BMW M Track Days event at The Thermal Club in Palm Springs, CA. BIMMERPOST member SEWELLGT (Chris) shares a great recount of the whole experience:
I’m always appreciative of the members who take the time to sit down and write up trip summaries, event summaries, etc. Typically, I read those posts and enjoy living vicariously through them. I was fortunate enough to get an invite to the BMW M Track Day being hosted out at The Thermal Club … CONTINUED
The rumormill churns for the next gen M5/M6 returning to an all new V10 engine, and the introduction of a X1 M model and M5 Touring based off the upcoming G31 5 Series Touring?
Some sweet BMW toys assembled for this photo shoot.