(from AC Schnitzer
Press Release) In principle, there's no doubt that "the
newcomer" is the worthy successor to the legendary Coupé from the
80s - the 6-series, with internal reference E63/E64, in any case has
the potential of a legend: performance, elegance and dynamics.
In the first stage of our developments, AC Schnitzer has adapted the
alloy and racing rims in Type II, Type III and Type IV design for
As well as various combinations in 19", the top versions of the
Coupé and the Convertible can be fitted with Type IV racing rims in
21". This gives the following wheel/tyre combination: front 9.0J x
21" offset 14 with tyres 255/30 R 21 and rear 10.0J x 21" offset 23
with tyres 295/25 R 21. With just this measure the driving dynamics
are perceptibly improved. AC Schnitzer recommends high performance
tyres from Continental and Michelin.
In addition, the avant-garde AC Schnitzer Type IV 5-spoke wheels
with their spokes running in a star from the pentagonal wheel
centre, and one dish per spoke, are an excellent match for the
modern timeless design of the 6-series. Optional chrome elements can
be inserted in the dishes for extra highlights.
The driving properties become even more sporting with the AC
Schnitzer sports suspension which has undergone extensive tests on
both public roads and on the North Loop of the Nürburgring.
As well as lowering by around 25 mm, this suspension makes the
6-series sports-stiff with maximum comfort.
Our engineers and designers working in close collaboration have
developed special AC Schnitzer aerodynamic conversions for the Coupé
and Convertible, consisting of a front spoiler in the new sporting
design, sports mirrors, side skirts, rear spoiler and a rear skirt.
The aerodynamic range is completed by the Chromeline Set, which
gives further chrome highlights if desired.
Another brilliant highlight which is perfectly integrated in the
rear skirt is the twin sports rear silencer system with its 2
chromed tailpipes in TrapMent style (combination of trapezium and
segment). This exhaust system naturally is not only an eyecatcher
but also optimizes exhaust gas flow, ensuring improved response and
giving the V8 a particularly sonorous "voice."
Exclusivity is the also keyword in the cockpit: As well as a
carbon-fiber interior trim in "Exclusive Design" in silver and an
ergonomically designed airbag sports steering wheel, the aluminium
accessories, e.g. for the controller of the BMW "i-Drive system" and
the pedal set and footrests, provide finishing touches.
Naturally all components are TÜV-tested and available from your BMW