Doug DeMuro Says the BMW M6 Coupe is a Bargain

Ever since the launch of the new BMW 8 Series, more and more appreciation has grown for the outgoing BMW 6 Series. While the 8er is a great looking car, it’s too expensive, its interior isn’t special enough to justify the price, and it’s just a bit to soft to be engaging. While the 6 Series is now seen as better looking by many, has a unique interior, and was a bit more fun to drive. This is especially true with the BMW M6, which seemed to hit a sweet spot between driving engagement and comfort. Especially now that it’s cheap.

In this new video from Doug DeMuro, we get to check out the last-gen BMW M6 Coupe and why it’s such a great bargain.

When the BMW M6 was new, it wore a sticker price well north of six figures. Now? You can get one for under $50,000 with good mileage and in nice condition. That’s fifty-grand for a car that packs a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 with 560 horsepower, a 0-60 mph time of under four seconds, and an interior that feels more special than any BMW interior sold today.

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Another feather in the M6’s cap is the fact that it was one of the last big BMW M cars to be sold with a manual transmission. At the moment, you have to get either the BMW M2 or a base model M3/M4 to get a stick. The M5 is auto-only, as is the M8. So the fact that you could pair a twin-turbo V8 with a six-speed manual and rear-wheel drive in a car as big and sexy as the M6 Coupe is alone worth the price of admission.

For under $50,000, you can have a modestly equipped BMW 430i, which boasts a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder, 255 horsepower, and a face only a mother could love. Or you can get yourself a used BMW M6 with looks to die for, a monster V8, and potentially even a manual transmission (if you can find one, only 70 manuals were made). I think the choice here is an easy one.

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