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Post by Angelus666 » Tue May 16, 2017 8:39 pm

God this seems like a lot of car for the money....

http://www.s-s-c.co.uk/bmw-m6-gran-coup ... re-6165537

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Post by Mr Tidy » Tue May 16, 2017 8:59 pm

It certainly does!

Although I think the Gran Coupe looks fantastic, I'm too old for one. Too much forced induction, synthesized sound and flappy-paddle action going on for my taste! :lol:
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Post by hopz121 » Tue May 16, 2017 9:01 pm

Such a beauty and a rare beast too.

Think these were over £100k when new!
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Post by buzyg » Tue May 16, 2017 11:28 pm

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Post by hopz121 » Wed May 17, 2017 7:51 am

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Tue May 16, 2017 11:28 pm
Or you could get one of these. 8) :thumbsup:

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Na... I would still take the M6 GC :D ,

The exterior on those Astons is lovely but the interior is a massive let down, the sounds track is glorious though :thumbsup:
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Post by jamie_z4 » Wed May 17, 2017 8:00 am

hopz121 wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 7:51 am
buzyg wrote:
Tue May 16, 2017 11:28 pm
Or you could get one of these. 8) :thumbsup:

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Na... I would still take the M6 GC :D ,

The exterior on those Astons is lovely but the interior is a massive let down, the sounds track is glorious though :thumbsup:
+1 , a defo reasonable dream motor the M6 GC, The aston will be full of 10 year old ford bits inside :P
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Post by Yorkie Z » Wed May 17, 2017 8:29 am

buzyg wrote:
Tue May 16, 2017 11:28 pm
Or you could get one of these. 8) :thumbsup:

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Think I'd stick to the M6 also. Seems like every time I go out I see a Aston on the road. The M6 is a really rare beast. Had a excellent review on top gear when they shipped it to Australia for some fun.
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Post by z4pilot » Wed May 17, 2017 10:47 am

jamie_z4 wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 8:00 am
hopz121 wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 7:51 am
buzyg wrote:
Tue May 16, 2017 11:28 pm
Or you could get one of these. 8) :thumbsup:
Na... I would still take the M6 GC :D ,

The exterior on those Astons is lovely but the interior is a massive let down, the sounds track is glorious though :thumbsup:
+1 , a defo reasonable dream motor the M6 GC, The aston will be full of 10 year old ford bits inside :P
Nah - Aston every time - you don't buy cars like this on reason and logic, it's about the emotion. When you're dribbling in your wheelchair, would you want to be able to say you owned an Aston or a BMW? 8)
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Post by Jaw » Fri May 19, 2017 4:10 pm

Think I would take the aston for the drama and sound. I want to love the GC but it just looks a bit bland to me? Handsome, mental pace but bland :?

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Post by tomscott » Fri May 19, 2017 4:51 pm

They are absolute beasts you get a chirp in every gear it has so much power. Ultimate luxury, I also think they look the balls too.

When the non GC came out they were super unpopular and within 3 years BMW were selling 6 month old demos with under 6k for half the price with everything. Went to look at one with my dad and it had every option and a list of £127k 6 months old with 4,5k for £59,995. Went for a test drive and the power was biblical but just felt heavy compared to his 911 but fantastic super cruiser.

The extended leather is gorgeous and the options list is drool worthy! Didn't get one in the end because of more depreciation worries but they seem to have recovered and many are as much as they were when we were looking 3-4 years ago.

The M6 is one of my favourite Ms would love a V10 just the cost to fuel it is insane. There was a write up recently of one with 150,000 miles and the cost to fuel it over its life time was around £90,000 :rofl: :driving:

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Post by craig3.2 » Fri May 19, 2017 5:03 pm

I love the M6 gran coupe,as does my wife,since we saw one a few ears back in BMW world,Munich....fully loaded at around 125k ISH.
Heavy depreciation indeed,but a future bargain imo.
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