This is an ’87 BMW M6 that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. This is from the first generation (E24), which was made between 1983 and 1989. The engine of this one is a 3.5 liter straight-6 that produces 256 horsepower and 243 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds and has a top speed of 150 mph.
Today’s car of the day is this 2007 BMW M6 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the second generation, which was made between 2005 and 2010 (model years between 2006 and 2010). The M6 Convertible was unveiled at the 2006 British International Auto Show, and a total of 5,065 were built. The engine is a 5 liter V10 that produces 507 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 7-speed sequential. This car weighs 4,420 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph (205 mph with the M Driver’s Package). This M6 was auctioned off for $16,500.