BMW India is gearing up to roll out its all-new 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe into the Indian market on April 3 in an event that is slated to get underway in New Delhi. The M6 Gran Coupe was unveiled for the first time at the 2013 Detroit Motor Show and then, made its Indian debut at the 2014 Delhi Motor Show earlier this year.
The M6 Gran Coupe is essentially, the performance oriented version of the four-door, stretched coupe based on the standard 6-Series. However, differentiating the former from the latter are the 19-inch alloys, flared wheel arches, revised bumpers, side grilles, carbon fibre roof and quad tail pipes. On the inside, the M6 Gran Coupe boasts of state of the art luxury and gadgetry with extensive use of leather and carbon fibre all over. The steering wheel has two memory buttons, which store your favourite configurations and can transform the car’s nature at the push of a button.
Powering the M6 Gran Coupe is the most powerful production-spec engine from BMW in the form of the 4.4-litre V8 unit from the M5 that churns out 552PS of max power and 680Nm of peak torque. The engine boasts of BMW’s twin Scroll and Twin-Turbocharging technology and is mated to a 7-Speed M double-clutch gearbox. The power is sent to the rear wheels that propels the car from 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.2 seconds with an electronically limited top speed of 250 kmph.
The BMW M6 will be brought into the country via the CBU route and is expected to be priced around the rupees one crore mark. In the Indian market, the M6 Gran Coupe will rival the likes of Audi RS7 and Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG.