According to the Chinese horoscope, this year will be the year of the Horse. Since all manufacturers around the world measure their cars’ power levels in horsepower, BMW decided to launch two special edition models that will celebrate 2014 and its patron.
The Chinese market will be receiving 30 BMW M5 and 6 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Horse Edition models as soon as we enter the year of the Horse on January 31st. The two special edition versions will have the Chinese character for
“Horse” integrated into the headrests, will be fitted with the Competition Package and with any other options the customers want.
In order to prove just how fast the M6 Gran Coupe with the Competition Model is, BMW driving instructor, Claudia Hurtgen drove the 4-door coupe around the Shanghai International Circuit, breaking the track record for a serial production vehicle with a posted time of 2:48,044 minutes.