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BMW M6 Convertible

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW M6 Convertible

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 10-cylinder 40-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4999 cm3 / 305.1 cu in / 305.1 cu in, 373.0 kW / 500.2 hp / 500.2 hp @ 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm, 519.4 N·m / 383.1 lb·ft / 383.1 lb·ft @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, manual 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 18.1 l/100km / 15.6 mpg-UK / 13.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
ModelM6 ConvertibleIssued until
SerieM6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)311 l / 10.98 cu ft / 10.98 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2322 l / 82.00 cu ft / 82.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1150 l / 40.61 cu ft / 40.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4880 mm / 192.1 in / 192.1 inTotal (curb) weight1940 kg / 4277 lb / 4277 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity55 kg / 121 lb / 121 lb
Wheelbase2790 mm / 109.8 in / 109.8 inGross (max.) weight1995 kg / 4398 lb / 4398 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.3 kW / 21.8 hp / 21.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders10
Engine TypeV engine (V10)Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement4999 cm3 / 305.1 cu in / 305.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power373.0 kW / 500.2 hp / 500.2 hp at 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque519.4 N·m / 383.1 lb·ft / 383.1 lb·ft at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)155.0 kW / 207.9 hp / 207.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output74.6 kW/l / 1.640 bhp/cu in / 1.640 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque103.9 N·m/l / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sPower-to-weight ratio261.3 kW/ton / 198.0 bhp/ton / 198.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)21.4 l/100km / 13.2 mpg-UK / 11.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)13.8 l/100km / 20.5 mpg-UK / 17.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)18.1 l/100km / 15.6 mpg-UK / 13.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi
  Range387 km / 240 mi / 240 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle14.0 m / 45.9 ft / 45.9 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front374 mm / 14.7 in / 14.7 inBrake diameter rear370 mm / 14.6 in / 14.6 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW M6 Convertible

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