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BMW M6 Coupe Competition Edition. 

Woodcliff Lake, NJ. – September 15, 2015 – 3:00 AM EDT… Today, BMW M GmbH presented the exclusive BMW M6 Competition Edition at the 66th Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA). The 2016 Competition Edition stands for exceptional individuality, paintwork colors, BMW Individual components made of high-tech carbon fiber, fine leathers with coordinated contrast stitching and a range of unusual details. Limited to 100 units in the US, the Competition Edition is available exclusively for the BMW M6 Coupe with the further honed Competition Package and with a BMW M Performance Driving Center Experience Voucher.  
 
The 2016 Competition Package has also been released for three model variants:  2016 BMW M6 Coupe, BMW M6 Grand Coupe and the BMW M6 Convertible.
 
Defined by outstanding performance, the three model variants are powered by a 4.4 liter V8 BMW M TwinPower Turbo technology producing 600 bHP with a power boost increasing peak torque from 500 lb-ft to 516 lb-ft delivered between an extremely wide rev band of 1,500 and 6,000 rpm. The increased power, dynamics and handling is owed to the same principles applied to BMW M vehicles: the chassis technology is tuned precisely to the performance characteristics of the powertrain. Firmer tuning of the springs, dampers and anti-roll bars increase stability, reduce roll and result in a higher level of steering precision.
 
The BMW M6 Coupe Competition Edition model comes with a choice of two exterior paintwork colors: dazzling Alpine White and luminous Austin Yellow metallic. In Alpine White, the BMW M6 Coupe Competition Edition features striking decorative bodywork stripes in the trademark BMW M colors, as will also be displayed on the new BMW M6 GT3 race car. Forming an attractive contrast, customers can choose between 20-inch light alloy Double Spoke M wheels with performance tires and 20-inch light alloy Double Spoke M wheels with forged black with performance tires. An M Performance Exhaust with carbon fiber tailpipes compliments the sportier design. Along with the BMW kidney grille, door handles and side gills in black chrome and the carbon-fiber exterior mirror caps, they accentuate the extraordinarily sporty and powerful presence of the car. The carbon-fiber M rear spoiler and rear diffuser optimize airflow for increased dynamics.
 
In the interior, BMW Individual fine-grain Merino full leather in black with contrast stitching – available in Opal White with Alpine White paintwork and in Yellow with Austin Yellow metallic paintwork – highlights the car’s exclusive sporty ambience. “M6 Competition” lettering in metal on the door sills and in the side gill elements, along with the lettering on the cupholder lids, is a further signature feature of the Edition model. The interior trim strips, gear selector and M sports steering wheel spokes are made from fine, lightweight carbon fiber, while the steering wheel rim is lined with elegant Alcantara leather.
 
M multifunction seats for the driver and front passenger, the BMW Head-Up Display and Harman Kardon Surround Sound System or High-End Surround Sound System by Bang & Olufsen with 16 speakers and output of 1,200 watts are also part of the equipment range.
 
To experience the special BMW M vehicle performance dynamics on the track, M6 Competition Edition customers will receive a Performance Center Voucher upon delivery. The coupon provides each owner with a special opportunity to visit the BMW Performance Center Driving School of their liking for an exclusive half-day instructor led driving experience.
 
Limited to 120 units worldwide and 100 in the U.S., the BMW M6 Competition Edition is available at selected retailers for $164,900 plus Destination and Handling. For more information please contact your local dealer.

 
BMW M6 Coupe Competition Edition.
Specifications.
Body     BMW M6 Coupe Competition Edition
Seats -- 4
Number of Doors -- 2
Vehicle length inch 193
Vehicle width inch 74.8
Width incl mirrors inch 82.9
Vehicle height inch 54.1
Wheelbase inch 112.2
Overhang front inch 37.4
Rear overhang inch 43.4
Ground clearance inch 4.3
Turning circle ft 39.7
Legroom front inch 42.1
Legroom 2nd row inch 30.5
Shoulder room front inch 56.9
Shoulder room rear inch 49.7
Headroom front inch 40
Maximum headroom 2nd row inch 35.7
Front Seat Volume ft³ 55.5
Rear Seat Volume ft³ 31.3
Luggage vol. (EPA) - only for homologation ft³ 13
Press Trunk volume (SAE) ft³ 16.2
US Tank capacity gal 21.1
Rear Weight distribution (empty car) % 47.4
US Curb weight lbs 4250
US Gross veh. weight lbs 5180
US Payload lbs 930
US Axle load limit of the front lbs 2600
US Axle load limit of the rear lbs 2690
         
Engine      
Cylinders -- 8
Valves per cylinder -- 4
Stroke mm 88.3
Bore mm 89
Displacement cm³ 4395
Compression rate :1 10
Engine power at rpm bHP 600 @6250
Engine torque at rpm lb-ft 516 @1500-6000
Fuel type -- Gasoline
    BMW M6 Coupe Competition Edition
Engine    
Useable Fuel Octane AKI 91 MIN
Recommended Fuel Octane AKI 93
     
Transmission    
Transmission type -- DKG
Gear ratios      
1st gear -- 4.806
2nd -- 2.593
3rd -- 1.701
4th -- 1.277
5th -- 1
6th -- 0.844
7th -- 0.671
Reverse gear -- 4.172
Final drive ratio -- 3.154
         
Chassis and Suspension    
Power-steering -- Hydraulic
Steering transmission, overall :1 12.7
Front tires -- 265/35ZR 20 (99 Y) XL
Front rims -- 9.5J x 20
Rear tires -- 295/30ZR 20 (101 Y) XL
Rear rims -- 10.5J x 20
Track front inch 64.2
Rear track inch 63.5
Brakes, front   Six-piston floating-caliper disc brakes / vented
Brakes, rear   Single-piston floating-caliper disc brakes / vented
Cx -- 0.32
         
Performance    
Top speed mph 156
0-60 mph s 3.8
0-400m s 11.9
     
Fuel consumption    
Fuel cons. city (official EPA) mpg 14
Fuel cons. highway (official EPA) mpg 20
Fuel cons. combined (official EPA) mpg 16
Emission classification (type-certified) -- LEV II
Battery Capacity (low voltage) Ah 105


BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975.  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003.  The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country.  BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes.  The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 339 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 149 BMW motorcycle retailers, 124 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers.  BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.
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