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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 03-27-2010, 04:55 PM
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I just came across a 1988 635csi and am in love with it... My mechanic has already given me a (short) list of what to watch out for, but am curious about any opinions about this era, and if there are any issues I should be aware of. Although I wanted a manual trans, this one's an automatic...darn.
PM 6 Brit - she has a 1985 635csi. She may be able to give you some insight.
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Leased my BMW 3 yrs ago. Sexiest looking car but that's it. Lease is up in Aug. but ready to return it today. And btw, don't even bother with the safe lease. Biggest waste of money. Anyone interest in my experience, please let me know.
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Leased my BMW 3 yrs ago. Sexiest looking car but that's it. Lease is up in Aug. but ready to return it today. And btw, don't even bother with the safe lease. Biggest waste of money. Anyone interest in my experience, please let me know.
i would like to know what happened
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PRETTY BAD! I leased a 2007 model. Nothing but transmission problems. I took it back to the dealer several times. I told the dealer that it needs a software upgrades. (Most auto shop sees this problem and suggested software upgrade). There were rude and said there's no problem with the transmission. I started to check around on the internet and asked several of my friends. SAME PROBLEM. Erratic shifting and shift to the high gear too soon. Jerky gear shift. It is so bad that I feel so unsafe for the last 2 years and half. One of my friend's BMW actually went thru their garage into the living room when trying to park the car in the garage. I took my kids to the school and almost went into a group of kids. I will honestly say that the car is DANGEROUS. We have, Lamborghini Murcielago, Ferrari 599 GT and Lotus at home. It's not that I can't handle a fast car. This is simply a biggest piece of junk. I do have a 2002 BMW Z8, it's a nice car tho. To make the matter worse, I just found out the safe lease insurance I bought was a lie and a plus. The sales person told me with this insurance, all I have to do is drop off the key when my lease ended. No fuss and no worries. That is not the case!!! I found out yesterday that I will need to schedule for inspection, after the inspection I will get a list of anything that needs to be repaired. Then I submit that to the insurance company, then they will cut a check to BMW, after this, I will have to pay for all of the money I owed. After everything is done correctly, I have to bring the car the the dealer and drop of the key. So, I questioned the BMW inspector yesterday, I said basically your sales people LIE to me about this insurance. She said "YES! but I'm the inspector!!!" This whole lease return is going to cost at least 2 months to process. Luckily I'm ready to return this piece of junk 4 months early. Anyway, it is so bad that I'm willing to pay $5000 + ??? $wears & tear for a car I won't have until the lease ends, but I'm so happy that I'm out of this Dangerous car. If you check around the internet, you will find a lot of unhappy ex-BMW owner out there with the same transmission problem. Even the tow truck driver told me that the most cars he towed was the 6 series BMW. Hopefully I give you enough information. My intention of the lease was to give it a try and buy a M6. NOT!!!!
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Old 05-09-2010, 06:18 PM
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6 vert is the way to go

i have a2006 6 series and couldn't be happier. it is one nice auto. Get it on the road at night and LET IT ROAR!!
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Old 05-09-2010, 11:53 PM
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Very glad you love your 2006 6 series. I'm very happy to get rid of my 2006 cic a week ago. Good Luck!
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Old 05-12-2010, 06:01 AM
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PRETTY BAD! I leased a 2007 model. Nothing but transmission problems. I took it back to the dealer several times. I told the dealer that it needs a software upgrades. (Most auto shop sees this problem and suggested software upgrade). There were rude and said there's no problem with the transmission. I started to check around on the internet and asked several of my friends. SAME PROBLEM. Erratic shifting and shift to the high gear too soon. Jerky gear shift. It is so bad that I feel so unsafe for the last 2 years and half. One of my friend's BMW actually went thru their garage into the living room when trying to park the car in the garage. I took my kids to the school and almost went into a group of kids. I will honestly say that the car is DANGEROUS. We have, Lamborghini Murcielago, Ferrari 599 GT and Lotus at home. It's not that I can't handle a fast car. This is simply a biggest piece of junk. I do have a 2002 BMW Z8, it's a nice car tho. To make the matter worse, I just found out the safe lease insurance I bought was a lie and a plus. The sales person told me with this insurance, all I have to do is drop off the key when my lease ended. No fuss and no worries. That is not the case!!! I found out yesterday that I will need to schedule for inspection, after the inspection I will get a list of anything that needs to be repaired. Then I submit that to the insurance company, then they will cut a check to BMW, after this, I will have to pay for all of the money I owed. After everything is done correctly, I have to bring the car the the dealer and drop of the key. So, I questioned the BMW inspector yesterday, I said basically your sales people LIE to me about this insurance. She said "YES! but I'm the inspector!!!" This whole lease return is going to cost at least 2 months to process. Luckily I'm ready to return this piece of junk 4 months early. Anyway, it is so bad that I'm willing to pay $5000 + ??? $wears & tear for a car I won't have until the lease ends, but I'm so happy that I'm out of this Dangerous car. If you check around the internet, you will find a lot of unhappy ex-BMW owner out there with the same transmission problem. Even the tow truck driver told me that the most cars he towed was the 6 series BMW. Hopefully I give you enough information. My intention of the lease was to give it a try and buy a M6. NOT!!!!

I just got a headache from reading your brilliantly written post. Thanks!!
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:04 AM
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I've had 2004 over two years now - it has been very reliable. Spent $50 on a simple fix (that sounded termnal....but wasn't) some tyres and a new battery. Bought new wheels but that was a cosmetic choice!!

Unusual colour!

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Old 05-12-2010, 04:19 PM
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Sorry to give you a headache. I was just trying to share my experience.
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Old 05-12-2010, 08:34 PM
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Sorry to give you a headache. I was just trying to share my experience.
Interesting as to what you do for a living?
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Old 05-12-2010, 08:54 PM
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CFO. a very boring career, nothing exciting. That's why I like cars.
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Old 05-13-2010, 09:13 AM
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CFO. a very boring career, nothing exciting. That's why I like cars.
I think you just got a bad one most ppl on here have relatively good experiences especially while their cars are still under warrenty. I dont know why your dealer didnt take better care of you. 70k for a car you would think they would want to keep the customer as happy as possible. Oh and you have way better taste then our CFO he drives a Lexus we laugh everytime he pulls in that thing who cares if it parks itself.
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Old 05-13-2010, 12:24 PM
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It's such a shame that the car was so beautiful made. I did have a good experience when I returned the car last week. The dealer took the car and no questions were asked. The cars we have in the family are shared between my crazy brother and crazy husband. I do get to enjoy them when they get tired of them. Lucky me!!!
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PRETTY BAD! I leased a 2007 model. Nothing but transmission problems. I took it back to the dealer several times. I told the dealer that it needs a software upgrades. (Most auto shop sees this problem and suggested software upgrade). There were rude and said there's no problem with the transmission. I started to check around on the internet and asked several of my friends. SAME PROBLEM. Erratic shifting and shift to the high gear too soon. Jerky gear shift. It is so bad that I feel so unsafe for the last 2 years and half. One of my friend's BMW actually went thru their garage into the living room when trying to park the car in the garage. I took my kids to the school and almost went into a group of kids. I will honestly say that the car is DANGEROUS. We have, Lamborghini Murcielago, Ferrari 599 GT and Lotus at home. It's not that I can't handle a fast car. This is simply a biggest piece of junk. I do have a 2002 BMW Z8, it's a nice car tho. To make the matter worse, I just found out the safe lease insurance I bought was a lie and a plus. The sales person told me with this insurance, all I have to do is drop off the key when my lease ended. No fuss and no worries. That is not the case!!! I found out yesterday that I will need to schedule for inspection, after the inspection I will get a list of anything that needs to be repaired. Then I submit that to the insurance company, then they will cut a check to BMW, after this, I will have to pay for all of the money I owed. After everything is done correctly, I have to bring the car the the dealer and drop of the key. So, I questioned the BMW inspector yesterday, I said basically your sales people LIE to me about this insurance. She said "YES! but I'm the inspector!!!" This whole lease return is going to cost at least 2 months to process. Luckily I'm ready to return this piece of junk 4 months early. Anyway, it is so bad that I'm willing to pay $5000 + ??? $wears & tear for a car I won't have until the lease ends, but I'm so happy that I'm out of this Dangerous car. If you check around the internet, you will find a lot of unhappy ex-BMW owner out there with the same transmission problem. Even the tow truck driver told me that the most cars he towed was the 6 series BMW. Hopefully I give you enough information. My intention of the lease was to give it a try and buy a M6. NOT!!!!
have any pics of that lambo and ferarri side by side?
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I dont know much about BMWs, but this one caught my eye at the dealer and before I pull the trigger just was wondering....

What exactly is the differences between the 6 and 5 series ( besides the obviously exterior body)


Are these cars made from the same chassis, same suspension parts, and steering?


Is 6 essentially a 5 series coupe?



Thanks.
I am sorry but you have been misinformed "is 6 essentailly a 5 series coupe" it like saying is a Toyota reliable!!!! I would you suggest you drive a 5 series then a 6.
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PRETTY BAD! I leased a 2007 model. Nothing but transmission problems. I took it back to the dealer several times. I told the dealer that it needs a software upgrades. (Most auto shop sees this problem and suggested software upgrade). There were rude and said there's no problem with the transmission. I started to check around on the internet and asked several of my friends. SAME PROBLEM. Erratic shifting and shift to the high gear too soon. Jerky gear shift. It is so bad that I feel so unsafe for the last 2 years and half. One of my friend's BMW actually went thru their garage into the living room when trying to park the car in the garage. I took my kids to the school and almost went into a group of kids. I will honestly say that the car is DANGEROUS. We have, Lamborghini Murcielago, Ferrari 599 GT and Lotus at home. It's not that I can't handle a fast car. This is simply a biggest piece of junk. I do have a 2002 BMW Z8, it's a nice car tho. To make the matter worse, I just found out the safe lease insurance I bought was a lie and a plus. The sales person told me with this insurance, all I have to do is drop off the key when my lease ended. No fuss and no worries. That is not the case!!! I found out yesterday that I will need to schedule for inspection, after the inspection I will get a list of anything that needs to be repaired. Then I submit that to the insurance company, then they will cut a check to BMW, after this, I will have to pay for all of the money I owed. After everything is done correctly, I have to bring the car the the dealer and drop of the key. So, I questioned the BMW inspector yesterday, I said basically your sales people LIE to me about this insurance. She said "YES! but I'm the inspector!!!" This whole lease return is going to cost at least 2 months to process. Luckily I'm ready to return this piece of junk 4 months early. Anyway, it is so bad that I'm willing to pay $5000 + ??? $wears & tear for a car I won't have until the lease ends, but I'm so happy that I'm out of this Dangerous car. If you check around the internet, you will find a lot of unhappy ex-BMW owner out there with the same transmission problem. Even the tow truck driver told me that the most cars he towed was the 6 series BMW. Hopefully I give you enough information. My intention of the lease was to give it a try and buy a M6. NOT!!!!
sorry to your your problems but this situation is rare. I got a 6 series and its done 150K miles and it has never missed a beat
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Old 05-14-2010, 10:33 PM
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i'll try to get the pic of the ferrari. lambo is in a storage. It was bought for investment purpose.
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I have had a 645ci and a 650i and i loved both cars and was extremely happy. Sorry to hear about your experience.
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Yes, love the drive of it. Always wakeup early in the morning just to voluntary drive my son to school since I bought this car.
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so what parts have u guys changed so far?
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Yes, love the drive of it. Always wakeup early in the morning just to voluntary drive my son to school since I bought this car.
Too funny - I drive my two oldest kids to school daily as well.
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