Just to be clear, the owner of this BMW M6 isn't ready for another one. He and his friend destroyed the V10-powered coupe in anger at the entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show in a decidedly public fashion. Bild and GT Spirit report that the owner was angry over mysterious quality and reliability issues that he claims BMW wasn't able to fix. What we have here, folks, is claimed to be a very expensive lemon.

As the story goes, owner Pourmohseni Hadi bought the 2007 M6 in 2008, and five years later, he is still complaining about mysterious vibrations, rattles and severe jolts during gear changes – the latter he says have caused passengers to become nauseous. The car was taken to several BMW repair shops in Italy and Hadi says he he has written a letter to the automaker about his issues, but the car was never fixed and the letter unanswered, he claims. What we don't know is how many miles the car has been driven and when all these problems started happening. The situation reminds us of a certain Lamborghini Gallardo from a couple years back.

While we understand Hadi's frustration, perhaps an M6 just doesn't suit his tastes. After all, we'd be lying if we said a perfectly functioning M6 of this generation wasn't bumpy over uneven surfaces and wouldn't make some passengers nauseous, with its stiffly sprung suspension and dizzying 500-horsepower V10. Anyone wanna bet his M6 was equipped with one of BMW's notoriously abrupt SMG single-clutch gearboxes?

But Hadi still isn't finished. He says the car will be repaired so he can destroy it again in Berlin to get his message across to BMW – despite the decal on the rear bumper stating in Italian, "Not Repairable." Be sure to watch the smashing protest in the video below.


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      WWM
      • 1 Year Ago
      I owned an M6 with the SMG. "Severe jolts" during shifts sounds about right. That thing was horrible unless you were pounding it.
      dci gene shunt
      • 1 Year Ago
      Smashed-up windows means nobody's going to get double-locked inside.
        Jarda
        • 1 Year Ago
        @dci gene shunt
        ...just to find out the car won't start
      Timothy Neal Templet
      I wish I could afford to do that to my Mini Cooper S
      Doll
      • 1 Year Ago
      Way to go! You made a wonderful statement, It's your money do as you please. @
      libertedelacroix
      • 1 Year Ago
      Me and my family have owned cars from the following brands: Audi Mercedes BMW Jaguar Toyota Mazda Ford Every single one of those cars had a problem, with some experiencing minor issues (Merc Audi, Mazda, Ford) and others with MAJOR issues (BMW, Toyota, Jaguar). And what amazed me the most is that it did not matter whether we spent $28k on a Toyota Sequoia or over $100k on my mom's brand new BMW 650 GC- the dealer service was horrendous no matter what the car company. It is what it is- luck of the draw.
      nocommie11
      • 1 Year Ago
      I had the '07 M6 Convertible, and I'm not sure what this guy was expecting, it's supposed to ride rough and switch gears hard, it was a single clutch SMG. It did make a funny noise in tight parking lot turns, but after changing the fluid in the diff, it went away.
      ghmason
      • 1 Year Ago
      Wow, Sammy Hagar will do anything for some publicity...
      TsarBomba
      • 1 Year Ago
      Oh First World problems... The Beemer has gremlins, the mistress has thoughts about the big picture, and the latte' was 5 degrees past 'readily-drinkable'. My day is ruined! Arghhh.....
      MikeInNC
      • 1 Year Ago
      Interesting way to dispose of your earnings. As for me, I've owned nine Bimmers and they've all been exceptionally reliable from the new ones down to the ones with 200k miles on them.
      friend
      • 1 Year Ago
      "mysterious vibrations, rattles and severe jolts" Typical BMW ride quality.
      sloturbo
      • 1 Year Ago
      Logic issues. I destroy my M6 because I'm mad at BMW. I will pay for the car to be repaired, and then smash up again. How is this going to get BMW to repair "mysterious vibrations, rattles and severe jolts during gear changes". ? If you're unhappy with your M6, sell it or trade it in and no one or no car has to get harmed. Problem solved.
        upx42
        • 1 Year Ago
        @sloturbo
        Conscience dictates that you don't pass along a POS to anyone else. And a POS is probably worth so little (to this owner) that it's clearly not worth it to sell.
        Indubitably
        • 1 Year Ago
        @sloturbo
        He's trying to make a PUBLIC statement. I don't think money is an issue for this bloke.
        Andy Drake
        • 1 Year Ago
        @sloturbo
        My thoughts exactly. After 5 years you'd think he would have sold it if he disliked it that much.
          msspamrefuge
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Andy Drake
          I thought 5 years was when many premium marque drivers jumped ship for the succesive model anyway.
      Schadenfreude
      • 1 Year Ago
      I think anyone who has owned a BMW or Mini the last 8 years or so understand this. The Ultimate Repair Bill.
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