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BMW 6-Series Coupe 650i Sport 2d Auto (2006/06) - Owner Review

Road handling, excellent mpg for a 4.8 V8 and internal condition based service alerts that tell you what needs servicing.
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Review submitted by
Tony Fischer on

BMW 6-Series Coupe (04-10)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Slick, fast and stylish.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love it ! Can't believe the quality and performance of the car.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definitely ! Sheer precision engineering, blistering acceleration for a heavy car, mpg excellent and a dream to drive. The exhaust rumble of the V8 is spot on ! Not too noisy, just right.

What are you likely to buy next?
BMW 6 Series M.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£14,750

When did you buy the car?
January 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, because not many people can afford this vehicle so the used prices are a great buy.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Fantastic piece of kit. Great looks but not over the top for my profession.

What was the dealer like?
Very good. No sales pitch. The vehicle did the talking. I've had the vehicle 2.5 years and never had any trouble.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Blistering Acceleration that blows off most Porsches. Excellent braking. When going down hill, the gearbox automatically drops the gears down. Sport mode is a wow and grip is excellent.

What's it like to park?
Breeze in the park with the front and rear sensors. No need to turn your head and the passenger door mirror dips down so you can see the kerb.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No. But as soon as I bought the car I took it to my close friend who builds all gearboxes, as this vehicle has a plastic sump which distorts with heat. I had a metal sump put on and changed the internal filter. Otherwise the ZF gearbox is bullet proof !

What's most practical about your car?
Road handling, excellent mpg for a 4.8 V8 and internal condition based service alerts that tell you what needs servicing.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Speech recognition, bluetooth and sport mode.

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