If driving is your true passion, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better on-road experience than with the 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe. This luxurious automobile combines every single feature car drivers beg for in a car: Performance, bold styling, and refined handling. The powerful 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 will rock you back into your seat and make you cling to the steering wheel.
With 560 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque at your command, unleashing this kind of power becomes addicting. But if you’re ready to get attached this monster of a vehicle, you’ll need to prepare yourself for the starting $113,000 price tag. Keep in mind that’s without the competition package, which most automobile enthusiasts can’t live without.
Too add this and a boat load of enhancements the price range leaps to a much higher $130,825 for a fully loaded version. In comparison, the 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe costs $13,000 more than a base Premium GT-R which has an MSRP of $99,590. However it still triumphs even the GTR’s track package with an extra 15 horsepower. All in all it’s impressive engineering and power, regardless of a comparable price tag and the government’s mandated $1,000 gas tax.
When the 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe is sitting in your driveway, on first glance you’ll notice giant 20″ wheels with massive brakes to match, and a sleek carbon fiber roof line. The body style screams the words “manly” and “sporty”, without taking away from the luxury nature. The interior dash and console are lined with carbon fiber throughout and you’ll find the iconic BMW M badges everywhere you look.
Seating is crafted in a sport design with leather, double stitching and side supports for road hugging comfort. And when you reach for the steering wheel and look forward, you’ll notice sleek paddle shifters in addition to racing-inspired gauges.
On the road, you’ll peak speeds of up to 155 miles per hour, and jet forward from 0-60 in a mere 4.1 seconds flat. With the competition package, the governor becomes a lesser concern thanks to a new found 190 miles per hour top speed. And to get up to speed you can take your pick of either the 7-speed double-clutch automated manual, or the classic six-speed manual.
No matter which version you elect to go with, one thing for certain is the gas mileage will definitely put a dent a in your pocket. With 14 mpg in the city and 20 on the highway, it’s certainly a vehicle that won’t get you into any eco-friendly driving clubs, assuming those even exist? Instead, what the 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe will do, is deliver upon BMW’s most notorious claim: Building the ultimate driving machine.