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Robb Report Car of the Year 2008: No. 12 BMW M6 Convertible

Downshifted. To anyone who has driven BMW’s M6 Convertible, it may come as a surprise that the car is available with a manual transmission. However, judging from the judges’ comments, the 7-speed sequential manual gearbox (SMG), which acts like an automatic, is entirely responsible for the car’s position as the lowest-ranking member of our European […]

Car of the Year: No. 7 (Tie): BMW M6

Fresh from Bavaria, the latest M Series coupe follows the M5 sedan’s 2006 Car of the Year showing with identical results: a tie for the seventh position. Equipped with the same venerable 5-liter V-10 engine and the same reviled sequential manual gearbox (SMG) as the M5, the M6 is definitely no slouch. It rockets from […]

Autos: Split Personality

It may be true that, as a BMW spokesman says, the M6 convertible will appeal to the car enthusiast who really appreciates performance, someone who also is an aficionado of airplanes, watches, and boats. Said person also might be a fan of sleeve tattoos and self-flagellation, for the M6 may be as smooth, powerful, and […]