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In Pictures: 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe starts at $127,900

And the price climbs quickly when you add features to this fast, luxury car

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2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe

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BMW's M sports coupe has a 4.4-litre M twinpower turbo V-8 with 560 horsepower and an always accessible 500 lb-ft of torque. The same engine, known internally as the S63B44 engine, is also used in the BMW X5 M and X6 M.

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It will travel from 0 – 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds.

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The engine is mated to a 7-speed double-clutch transmission, which offers fast gear changes in both automatic and manual modes.

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"No clutch pedal is required for manual gearshifts and the driver can stay on the accelerator during gear changes," says BMW.

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The driver can change gears using shift paddles on the steering wheel (Pull the right paddle to shift up, the left shifts down) or or the shift lever.

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The car's carbon ceramic brakes are 19.4 kg lighter than regular brakes, and offer greater resistance to heat. The Carbon-Ceramic system's gold-coloured calipers can be seen through the 20-inch forged light alloy wheels.

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The front of the vehicle features large air intakes, optional adaptive LED headlights and a kidney grille designed for this model.

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The roof panel is made from a lightweight carbon fiber composite.

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BMW M was established in 1972. This M model, like all others, was tested on the 22.5 km Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit. BMW has a permanent testing facility on the site.

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Fuel economy (litres/100 km): 13.3 city/8.6 highway; premium gas

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The interior features Merino extended leather upholstery, carbon fiber interior trim and a headliner in Anthracite Alcantara and Leather as standard equipment.

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Also standard is the iDrive control system with 10.2-inch control display.

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M sport seats have electric height, fore/aft, side bolster and backrest angle adjustment

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BMW claims the back seat has room for three people.

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2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe

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