Used BMW 6-Series M6 (2005 - 2010) Review

Review by Simon Harris on
Last Updated: 12 Feb 2013
4.5
BMW’S M division returns to the 6-Series, rekindling memories of the old M635 CSi of the late 1980s. The M6 Coupe and Convertible use the same 5.
BMW 6-Series M6 (05-10)
Sublime engine and thunderous performance, superb handling, available as a soft top
Expensive to buy and run, M3 is much cheaper and even better to drive

New price range:

£83,300 - £91,225

Used price range:

£7,533 - £21,436

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

4.5 out of 5

BMW’S M division returns to the 6-Series, rekindling memories of the old M635 CSi of the late 1980s. The M6 Coupe and Convertible use the same 5.0-litre V10 engine as used in the M5 saloon, which is said to be capable of 205mph if completely derestricted - luckily UK cars come restricted to 155mph. The M6 has many bespoke parts over a standard 6-Series and BMW claims it deserves comparison with illustrious models from Ferrari and Porsche.

It's not quite that good (although it's certainly expensive) and is perhaps a little intimidating on UK roads with almost too much power. However the M6 will remain an exclusive and dramatic high-performance car for uncompromising customers.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

4.5 out of 5

Performance

5 out of 5

Handling

5 out of 5

Comfort

4 out of 5

Practicality

3.5 out of 5

Behind the wheel

4.5 out of 5

Safety

4.5 out of 5

Reliability

4 out of 5

Running costs

1 out of 5

Green credentials

1 out of 5

Buying used

2 out of 5

Selling

5 out of 5

Equipment

4.5 out of 5

What owners say...

 The comfort while traveling, the engine is simply great and generous the boot is very spacious and the inner comfort is great.  

4 out of 5

Paolo Negretti ,   21 May 2014    ... read more

 Unlike most 2+2 sports coupes, the back seats in the M6 are actually usable by most adults. Decent sized boot.  

5 out of 5

Paul Hopwood ,   25 Sep 2013    ... read more

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