/ BMW, News / BMW stops M5 and M6 delivery in the U.S. because of engine oil pump issues

BMW stops M5 and M6 delivery in the U.S. because of engine oil pump issues

Linked In Share
BMW stops M5 and M6 delivery in the U.S. because of engine oil pump issues

The German based automaker BMW has recently announced that the M5 and M6 deliveries have been stopped in the United States because of a problem with the engine oil pump.

According to the car manufacturer, BMW AG will correct a potential problem with the engine oil pump which is affecting the 2013 model year of the M5, M6 Coupe and M6 Convertible. BMW says that the affected pump might lead to a sudden loss of oil pressure and this might lead to severe engine damage. The cars won’t be delivered until this problem will be solved but the carmaker didn’t say what owners of the models mentioned above should do, so this will most likely lead to a recall.

The BMW M6, in both Coupe and Convertible variants, are powered by the same 4.4 liter turbocharged V8 engine, which is developing a total output of 560 horsepower, mated to a seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. The M6 Coupe can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.2 seconds and the Convertible in 4.3 seconds. The M6 can reach a top speed of 189 mph with the optional M Driver’s Package and 155 mph without it.

The BMW M5 F10 is also sharing the same 4.4 liter twin turbo V8 engine which is developing the same output as the one form the M6. Transmission is also shared and the new BMW M5 F10 can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.4 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 155 mph, which can be increased up to 190 mph with the M Driver’s Package.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Monday, September 24th, 2012 - filed under BMW, News. Image credit: .
Linked In Share
Related Articles
2012 bmw 6 bmw m5 convertible coupe delivery engine oil problem pump stop united states us


Discuss: BMW stops M5 and M6 delivery in the U.S. because of engine oil pump issues

Leave a Reply















Inautonews Facebook PageInautonews RSS FeedInautonews TwitterInautonews Youtube Channel

Sign up to receive our email newsletter on your email. It's safe. No spam!

Lynn confirms Red Bull programme split
Lynn confirms Red Bull programme splitJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Williams' new development driver Alex Lynn has confirmed his split from Red Bull's high profile ...
Team survival more important than 1000hp – engineer
Team survival more important than 1000hp – engineerJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) A former F1 engineer thinks the sport has bigger problems than a potential move to 1000-plus horse ...
Raikkonen could stay beyond 2015 – manager
Raikkonen could stay beyond 2015 – managerJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Kimi Raikkonen's manager says it is possible the Finn will stay at Ferrari beyond the 2015 ...
Red Bull and Lotus running late for Jerez debut
Red Bull and Lotus running late for Jerez debutJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Red Bull and Lotus could join Force India, Caterham and Marussia in sitting out the opening winter ...
Sirotkin money key to Force India absence – report
Sirotkin money key to Force India absence – reportJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The saga about Force India's apparent financial troubles is continuing. Luis Vasconcelos, an ...
Fans disappointed with ‘new’ McLaren livery
Fans disappointed with ‘new’ McLaren liveryJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Many McLaren fans were reportedly disappointed on Thursday when the British team pulled the wraps ...
Ecclestone doubts Germany to host 2015 race
Ecclestone doubts Germany to host 2015 raceJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Bernie Ecclestone estimates Germany's chances of staying on the 2015 calendar at "less than 50 per ...
Ricciardo doubts Vettel quit rumours
Ricciardo doubts Vettel quit rumoursJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Daniel Ricciardo has contradicted boss Christian Horner's claims that Sebastian Vettel came close to ...
Mercedes completes first laps with W06
Mercedes completes first laps with W06Jan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1's launch season is in full swing, and the latest new car to hit the headlines is the ...
Ex Ferrari boss points finger at Alonso
Ex Ferrari boss points finger at AlonsoJan.30 (GMM/Inautonews.com) A former Ferrari chief has pointed the finger at departed Fernando Alonso following the Maranello ...
Force India denies rumours of financial collapse
Force India denies rumours of financial collapseJan.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Force India has denied reports it is now just the latest F1 team fighting for mere survival. The ...
McLaren launches silver MP4-30
McLaren launches silver MP4-30Jan.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) McLaren on Thursday launched its works Honda-powered MP4-30 on the internet. The British team ...
Ferrari 458 Speciale gets crashed in South Africa
Ferrari 458 Speciale gets crashed in South AfricaAnother example of the Ferrari 458 Speciale has been recently crashed, this time in South Africa. If you were “concerned” ...
Exclusive: Next-gen Audi A4 will not be shown in Geneva
Exclusive: Next-gen Audi A4 will not be shown in GenevaThe new generation of the Audi A4 will be introduced later on than the Geneva Motor Show as an official date hasn’t been set ...
Australia – Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour introduced
Australia – Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour introducedThe Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour has been launched in Australia where the model in question starts from 60,000 AUD, before ...
Read more automotive news


2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Live Images

Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour 1
2016 bmw m135i facelift 1
Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant 1
fire black mclaren p1 1
Volvo S60 Polestar  Australian Federal Police 1
Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTI EcoFLEX 1
white mclaren p1 1
2016 bmw x1 leaked 1
2015 Infiniti Q70 1
Alpine Vision Gran Turismo 1
Spy-Photo
Spy-Photo

More automotive from inautonews
Another example of the Ferrari 458 Speciale has been recently crashed, this time in South Africa. If you were “concerned” that Ferrari drivers learned how to drive because no exotic ride born in Maranello has ended up in our Car Crashes section for quite some time now, don’t worry, because ...
read more
Inautonews Editors Section
US: hot new cars to own in 2015
US: hot new cars to own in 2015Smokin’ is the name of the game and scorching hot is the end result. This is the way we should treat auto sales this year, since anyways most ...
Tips for fuel-efficiency driving during winter conditions
Tips for fuel-efficiency driving during winter conditionsEven though the gas bills are nowhere near the level they were last winter, especially in the US – where a gallon of gas can be purchased even ...
Is the auto industry ready for the aluminum revolution?
Is the auto industry ready for the aluminum revolution?While the fact that a vehicle can have aluminum body has come to widespread attention ever since Ford announced that its best-selling F-150 truck has ...

Editors Section
Inautonews Editors Section
2012 Safest Cars list 2011 Safest Cars [Video] 2011 IIHS Safest Cars [Video] 2011 EuroNCAP Safest Cars 2010 Safest Cars [Video]

Latest in Safety Recall roundup: Ford vehicles for two separate problemsFord has issued a recall recently for several of its vehicles because of the interior door handle ... Recall roundup: Nissan and Infiniti crossoversNissan and Infiniti have issued two recall for several vehicles made because of problems of the ...
Safety Section