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 |  Mar 26 2012, 8:02 PM

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The all-new BMW M6 convertible is one gorgeous machine and is now scheduled to make its first in-flesh appearance at the upcoming New York Auto Show.

While we’ve seen photos of the new M6 convertible floating around the Internet, this will be the first time the vehicle has made a physical appearance. The company decided to debut the car on American soil, where convertible models tend to be more popular.

Powering the M6 convertible will be the same engine in its coupe counterpart, a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 with 560 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque. The same powerplant is also seen in the M5 sedan. Mated to a seven-speed M double-clutch transmission, the M6 convertible will undoubtedly be one of the sportiest drop-tops to hit the market.

Read our full coverage of the 2012 New York Auto Show here.