Widebody BMW M6 Looks Like It Escaped From a Museum

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Photo: Instagram | priordesign
Here's a model we haven't seen in a rather long time: the BMW M6. That is understandable, given that production ended some five years ago. However, this ride remains just as epic today, and dare we say it has aged great.
In today's used car market, a nice copy will set you back around the equivalent of a brand-new BMW 3 Series. The offer is vast, comprising countless examples in different conditions, some of which have been touched with the tuning stick. Don't forget that the second-generation M6 came in two body styles: Coupe, Convertible, and Grand Coupe, unlike the original, which was only offered in the former two.

A real grand tourer with plenty of firepower, the BMW M6 features a V8 engine under that long hood. It is a 4.4-liter unit with twin turbocharging that produces 567 horsepower (575 ps/423 kW) and 502 pound-foot (680 Nm) of torque, or 592 hp (600 ps/441 kW) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) in the upgraded Competition flavor, which took 3.8 seconds to 62 mph (100 kph) and topped out at 155 mph (250 kph), or a bit more with the optional M Driver's Pack.

Photo: Instagram | priordesign
But what is all this talk about a model that left the assembly line many years ago and was replaced by the more modern and punchier BMW M8? Well, Prior Design has just reminded us of this great machine by recently sharing images of a tuned copy on its social media. The vehicle is simply referred to as the 6 Series. However, the M logos, quad exhaust tips, and a few other bits and bobs tell us this is the mighty M6 instead of the regular 6er.

This ride stands out more than the stock ones courtesy of its widebody design. The fenders were significantly swollen to the point where if it gets a dedicated wrap and a few other things, it might pass as a racer to the average Joe. We love the added details at the front, sides, and rear, and we think it also looks great with that vented hood. It also features a set of custom alloys and rides closer to the ground courtesy of the reworked suspension.

The owner of this car went for a gray look with a few black touches and retained the original interior, which is brown as far as we can see. Overall, this is the kind of ride that can still keep enthusiasts up at night, and while it won't compete in a head-to-head battle with a modern equivalent, it is still very hot. Moreover, don't forget that you can always apply more elbow grease to the V8 engine to give supercars a real run for their money.

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About the author: Cristian Gnaticov
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After a series of unfortunate events put an end to Cristian's dream of entering a custom built & tuned old-school Dacia into a rally competition, he moved on to drive press cars and write for a living. He's worked for several automotive online journals and now he's back at autoevolution after his first tour in the mid-2000s.
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