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BMW G-Power G6: What men dream of

2006-06-23 12:32

G-Power G6: What dreams are made of

BMW has still left plenty of room for further refinement by creative-minded stylists from the tuning scene. Consequently G-Power - a BMW specialist, is now presenting its interpretation of the theme "What men dream of" to the public.

The version of this limousine to emerge from this undertaking clearly highlights the discreet - and yet perhaps particularly for this reason - stunning beauty of the design created by the styling team.

In their version, the ideas taken from the original have quite literally been "perfectly shaped".

For more than 23 years, the name G-Power has been synonymous with performance and design. This G6 serves up precision tuning to satisfy even the most ambitious and discerning of drivers.

More beautiful and faster

With its interpretation of the V10 engine, this baby purrs like a kitten and accentuates the silky characteristics of the original engine.

The 378kW of power which the original engine generates in the M6/M5 with 520 Nm in the standard version, are already enough to rave about! However, the classic engine conversion adds the icing on the cake!

Even the "coolest of customers" amongst the BMW crowd start to get hot. With its awesome power and yet cultivated manner, this 5-litre engine generates 462kW at 7800r/min, in addition to 580 Nm at 6200r/min.

When combined with the easy-to-shift SMG gearbox, which has been especially adapted for this power, this hot rod from Brunsbüttel flies in just 4.5 seconds to a speed of 100, reaching an impressive top speed of 330Km/h, up to electronic restriction.

Expressive appearance

Less is not always more. With this in mind, the designers and technicians at G-POWER have devised an aerodynamic kit of a special kind.

The body-styling kit includes the bumpers, side skirts and the striking trunk lid attachment, which characterises the new G POWER line standardized across the brand.

To produce these aerodynamic components, G-POWER makes exclusive use of carbon-fibre-reinforced synthetic. This goes to ensure the low weight and high durability, whilst the fitting accuracy of the elements complies with OEM quality.

Sound makes music

The rear end of the G6 is dominated by 2 newly developed oval-shaped stainless steel tailpipes. The exhaust system that has been especially developed for the 6series is impressive with its sporty, sonorous tone, which further emphasizes the power of the V10 with its incomparable sound.


An appearance which has no equal, is created by an exclusive wheel in a rare limited edition!

The G6 runs at the front on impressively dimensioned 21-inch rims fitted with 245/35-ZR21. The Michelin tyres fitted are authorised for the G-POWER G6 for speeds of up to 330Km/h.

Power requires control

Especially with heavy-weight vehicles in mind, the new G400 brake system satisfies even the highest requirements in terms of loading capacity and fading stability.

For the driver, this translates as an absolutely new dimension in safety at high speeds past the 300Km/h mark.


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