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Most powerful M6 on its way while BMW M subsidiary continues to consider its own supercar


The new generation BMW M6 is preparing to rev its way to dealerships in Summer 2012 after its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March and its promising to be the most powerful super-coupe in BMW ’s history. Its twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 engine with 552 HP and 502 lb ft of torque makes it capable of running its owner to their job on a daily basis, as well as running the track in superior fashion. That being said, a BMW insider has stated that the M6 should not be referred to as a "pure sports car." That designation should be left to the super car that the BMW M Division is trying to develop, again.

"M wants to build its own car. BMW has a great heritage of super-coup├ęs and the M6 is the latest part of that. But we also want to do something that we can call a ’super sports car’."

By the time this M Division super car is ready to be launched, BMW is hoping it will take on vehicles like the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG with ease. BMW and its M Division have been trying to come up with a business case for the future super car for a long time, using the BMW M1 Hommage (pictured above) as a starting point. When that concept first debuted in 2008, it was rumored to get a powerful V10 5.0 liter engine capable of delivering 600+ HP, even though the original 1978 BMW M1 only pushed out 270 HP.

We figure that if BMW can attempt at least a happy medium between the original 270 HP and the rumored 600 HP, then the M Division’s super car may be a tough contender in the tough "pure sports car" market. Let us know what you think in the comments section below!

Source: Autocar


5 comments:

What I figured out from this concept is that every time they’ve released a new version, all its aspects changed a lot. One example is the M6 which satisfies me the most because of its steering wheels and glossy looks.

It’s noticeably a fastest car in existence. This is one of my favorite dream car next to Mercedes. The wheels are very striking at it’s best. The red body paint is very elegant on style. How much is the production cost of this car?

This car is tough. It has a horse power of 600 and above. What a sports-car in existence. The wheels have great looks. 

This BMW M6 has certainly achieved the drivers’ dream car. This car has the power to speeds. It has the nicest exterior concept.

This BMW M6 makes me hold on to my seat. This car is great. The hips and curves of this car are perfectly perfect. Totally pure sports car.

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