2006 Pontiac G6 Coupe Redefines Performance; Is Further Enhanced with GM Performance and Aftermarket Parts from Parts Train

Written by Jenny McLane

"The G6 coupe and convertible are uniquely Pontiac vehicles that are great additions torepparttar family started byrepparttar 145465 G6 sedan," said Jim Bunnell, Pontiac-GMC general manager. "The G6 coupe delivers outstanding performance and generous interior room, andrepparttar 145466 G6 isrepparttar 145467 only hardtop convertible that has room for four adults." Bothrepparttar 145468 G6 coupe and G6 convertible will be available in GT and GTP models. The GTPs will feature a 240 horsepower 3.9L OHV V6 coupled to a 4-speed automatic with manual shift mode or a 6-speed manual inrepparttar 145469 coupe and sedan models - a package that targets driving enthusiasts. From styling to interior fit, finish and materials quality, interior room to driving dynamics,repparttar 145470 new G6 is a solid step up fromrepparttar 145471 old model. The coupe and convertible models have all-new body panels rearward ofrepparttar 145472 A-pillars. Large, wraparound tail lamps on both models create a distinct look compared torepparttar 145473 G6 sedan. LED-lit Center High Mounted Stop Lamps (CHMSLs) onrepparttar 145474 coupe and convertible differ fromrepparttar 145475 traditional incandescent bulbs ofrepparttar 145476 sedan's CHMSL. The coupe's CHMSL is located atrepparttar 145477 base ofrepparttar 145478 rear window, whilerepparttar 145479 convertible's is a wider lamp incorporated intorepparttar 145480 decklid, creating a distinct design element.

BMW 2006: BMW Performance Parts, Aftermarket Parts from Parts Train

Written by Jenny McLane

The BMW M6 isrepparttar most sophisticated and powerful BMW 6 Series Coupe ever. Underrepparttar 145464 lightweight body of this luxurious 2+2 lurks a thoroughbred super sports car boasting a V10, 507bhp power unit, providing 520Nm of torque. A seven-speed sequential manual gearbox and a superior chassis and suspension compliment its engine.

The all-new M6 features weight-saving technologies such as a carbon-fiber roof and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels that are almost four pounds lighter than regular cast wheels. With almost 500 horsepower available, BMW claimsrepparttar 145465 M6 will hit 60 mph in under 4.6 seconds, and it will run to 20 5mph withoutrepparttar 145466 traditional 155-mph speed limiter.

The suspension, though similar to that ofrepparttar 145467 M5, is specially tuned to take advantage ofrepparttar 145468 M6's shorter wheelbase and lower center of gravity. Massive cross-drilled brakes enablerepparttar 145469 M6 to pull up from 60 mph in less than 118 feet. The new M6 also uses BMW's new third-generation seven speed Sequential Manual Gearbox (SMG) with Drivelogic. Drivelogic offersrepparttar 145470 choice of 11 different change patterns, depending onrepparttar 145471 speed of change required.

The new SMG gearbox also offers safety benefits when downshifting on slippery surfaces. If it detectsrepparttar 145472 rear wheels locking up,repparttar 145473 clutch opens for a fraction of a second to ensure traction is maintained. In automatic mode,repparttar 145474 SMG gearbox recognizes thatrepparttar 145475 car is traveling on an incline and holds gears uphill to maintain acceleration and selects lower gears when progressing downhill to makerepparttar 145476 most ofrepparttar 145477 available engine braking.

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